Crochet Pattern PDFs

Peanut Butter Pattern, $6.50

Circles Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Stellar Beret Pattern, $5.00

Raindrops Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Artichoke Hat Pattern, $5.00

Lace Slouch Hat Pattern, $5.00

Starry Night Cardi Pattern, $6.50

Pebble Hat Pattern, $5.00

Petal Beret Pattern, $5.00

Covered Hangers Pattern, $5.00

Diamond Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Blackberry Beret Pattern, $5.00

Cotton Candy Cowl Pattern, $5.00

Simple Hat Pattern, 4 Sizes, $5.00

Cables + Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00
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Everything or Nothing

You know what they say (whoever “they” are), It’s either everything or nothing, all at once. Kind of like the tomatoes in my dwindling garden, which must have all conspired to be ripe at the same time. They’re also about the only thing that our 100+ temps didn’t kill…sigh.

Right now, for me, it’s everything– lots [...]

Flea Market Bag: Free pattern!

If you subscribe to Caron Connections (the newsletter for Caron yarns) you might have already noticed that they released a free pattern for this Flea Market Bag, designed by me in Vickie Howell’s new Sheep(ish) yarn.

This bag works up quickly and I have to say, I really enjoy how this yarn slides right off of [...]

TNNA Roundup

I’m back from The National Needlearts Association trade show (aka TNNA) and a whirlwind trip to Laredo (my other half spoke to 300 kids about dinosaurs) so it’s time for my report! This year I made a concerted effort to take more pictures, so I at least have enough for my blog post.

The show kicked [...]

Summer Crochet

I’m very excited to have two projects featured in the Summer 2011 Issue of Interweave Crochet!

First is the Zipline Shell, an easy to work tank that has minimal shaping. I made the sample with Tahki Stacy Charles Cotton Classic Lite, which is a great sport weight mercerized cotton. As I’ve said before, thinner yarn= prettier [...]

Why You Should Always Make A Gauge Swatch

…and use the reccomended yarn weight!
Meet Ricky, who came in for a crochet lesson with me this week, so that he could make flowers to embellish his amazing knit cabled scarf.

That’s me holding the “scarf” (and laughing hysterically). Because well, Ricky is a new knitter and he held four strands of worsted weight yarn together [...]