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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Crafty Exchange

Every year I exchange small gifts with my co-workers at Yarnivore, and this year was no different. But early on I got to thinking about making something *myself* for my coworkers. There’s just so much stuff in the world–I wanted to make something useful but fun, something they’d enjoy.

I spent a long Sunday (off!) making [...]

I Have A Lot of Scissors.

It’s true. I was attempting to  unearth my sewing machine this weekend and I could reach almost all of these pairs from one spot. And yet, I am always looking for a pair of scissors.

My favorites are as follows:
For Fabric: Clover Ultimate Shears EX-200 (green handles). These scissors are awesome–they are light, sharp, and accurate–the [...]

TNNA: The Swag

I’ve been meaning to write this post since last week (whoops) but what can I say, I’ve been swatching away and following up on all of my post-show priorities. For those of you that don’t know, TNNA is The National NeedleArts Association trade show, is only open to industry professionals, and is not a cash [...]

Last Stop & A Worthy Cause

Today marks the last stop of my blog book tour with a Q&A with Vickie Howell. She asked me some questions about how working on Adorn mag influenced the Crochet Adorned the book, tips for working with jersey, and more. Check it out and enter to win a free copy!!
And, for something totally different, I [...]

Recent Splurges

You may have read here that I resolved to buy a new sewing machine by the end of February. I’ve been meaning to do it but I always get scared to commit. My mom offered to pay for most of it, so it wasn’t even a money issue.  Well, today I got off my duff and went [...]

A New Hat

LuluBeans asked if I had a chance to make anything from the lovely yarn I ordered before the holidays. I started with this gorgeous stuff:
And ended up with this:
A super simple K1, P1 ribbed hat. The yarn was so pretty that  I didn’t want to do anything complicated, and I knew I’d get more mileage [...]

Exciting Announcement!

I lied, I’m back already, to give you some exciting news that’s been in the works for weeks. I’m now also posting on the ReproDepot blog to give you lots of fun fabric-related inspiration. I first met Djerba, the store’s owner, at Renegade Craft Fair a few summers ago, but I’ve loved her store for years. [...]

Giveaway Winners, Buttons & Butte

Whew. Today things have been a little crazy but I’m here, to announce the giveaway winners. The winner of the scraps is Kimberly, who wants to use them to make a quilt for her mother. The softies book goes to Emily (check out her art quilts!), who wants to make softies for her son. Yay! Thanks [...]