How to Crochet Thin-Thick Art Yarn

HOW DO I USE THIS???  Let me help you in this explanation for using thin-thick yarns.  Also good for pompom yarn, thick slubby yarn, anything that goes from extremely thin to having thick blobs of yarn. I love art yarns.  I’m attracted to them for some reason.  I just love how interesting they look.  Then […]

Outdoor Stripes Sit Mat Story

Click HERE to go directly to the free blog post of the pattern.  Click to go to Ravelry add it to your favorites/queue/library and purchase an ad-free print-friendly copy. One of the excellent gifts I received at the CGOA Chainlink 2018 conference was a free cake of Bernat Outdoor Stripes.  I wasn’t quite sure what […]

Free Pattern Outdoor Sit Mat

MATERIALS Bernat Maker Outdoor Stripes, Bulky 5 weight (68% Acrylic / 32% Nylon, 249 yards / 228 meters, 8.8 oz / 250 g) Fresh Teal Stripe, 1 skein Tunisian Hook US L/8mm, (Optional normal crochet hook of similar size for edging) Notions: Scissors, Needle   GAUGE 9 pattern stitches & 12 rows = 5”   […]

Fiducia Clutch on Underground Crafter

Here’s another big surprise!  This is the first of 3 guest posts I will write for Underground Crafter.  This one was a labor of love but it gave me tons of ideas for more projects. UPDATE:  Maybe I should actually give you the link! I’ve been Tech Editing a lot lately, which has cut into […]

Sari Silk Boho Scarf Pattern

I love the idea of Sari Silk, that it is providing jobs and income to women while at the same time reducing waste, and providing us with a beautiful, functional item!  But it can be difficult to decide how to use it.  With this short pattern, you will create an everyday scarf that shows all […]

Textured Bucket Hat (for a Lot of Hair)

        I have a lot of hair.  Yes, it’s thinned out over the years (and pregnancies), but there is still quite a bit of it.  I am also blessed to be of Scottish descent and I have the head size to prove it.  Therefore, most store bought hats NEVER FIT ME!!  Even […]

Two-Sided Textured Scarf Crochet Pattern

This scarf  pattern is designed to use one entire Caron Cake. I use a new crochet stitch that uses a v-stitch, and combines post stitches in a dc2tog. The result is some fabulous texture on both sides of the scarf developed all at once.
Unisex Textured Scarf Pattern for sale on Ravelry or Etsy.

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