Furls Blog Hop Glass Cozy

I was so excited when Furls launched their worsted weight yarn! The original Whims Merino DK is awesome, but it’s so fulfilling to work something up faster with bigger yarn. Be sure to check out all the other great patterns and designers in the Furls Blog Hop right here. Standard affiliate notice: Links in this […]

Darn Good Yarn Cut the Cord Clutch

A beautiful inexpensive pattern is available at the bottom of this post, along with affiliate links and a coupon code to purchase the gorgeous fair trade yarn to make your own clutch. I simply love the Darn Good Yarn company.  Once I found out about Sari Silk yarn, I had to get my hands on […]

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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