10 Beautiful Crochet Pattern Books

10 Beautiful Crochet Pattern Books

No doubt after a year of cocooning, you’re ready for something new to make. How about treating yourself to some beautiful crochet pattern books? Crochet lovers, here are 11 crochet books to get inspired, improve your crochet skills, make some interesting project...
Cute Toddler Booties Sewing Pattern

Cute Toddler Booties Sewing Pattern

cute toddler booties free sewing pattern This free sewing pattern is for cute toddler booties are just perfect for Spring. They obviously will look really cute on, and are just that cross-over between warm winter shoes and no shoes at all, playing in the garden. As...
Mood-lifting DIY Projects

Mood-lifting DIY Projects

A touch of delight goes a long way. Brighten up your day with these mood-lifting DIY projects. Fun to make, receive and use. Give some away and put a smile on everyone’s face. My best mood-lifting DIY Project is this: Relax Tea Recipe This Relax Tea Recipe...
How Long Should a Scarf be?

How Long Should a Scarf be?

As I am working on my new cabled design, I’m thinking “How long should a scarf be, actually? — It’s a common question for all knitters and crochet-lovers at some stage in their knitting career. :-) Let’s think through what would make a...
DIY Zafu with Buckwheat Hulls

DIY Zafu with Buckwheat Hulls

Long time Reader Andrea Cunningham send me her story about her adventures in DIY Zafu making with buckwheat hulls. And I thought to it would be share it with you today, to encourage you to make one too. We all can do with a bit of extra meditation. And knowing how to...
Granny Square Fingerless Mittens

Granny Square Fingerless Mittens

These bohochic granny square fingerless mittens just put a smile on my face. While they look ‘involved’ they were remarkably simple to make. I started out wanting to design a pair of fingerless mittens that were a bit different. And based on a granny...
How to Make an Embellished Recycled Sweater Blanket

How to Make an Embellished Recycled Sweater Blanket

Do you need a tutorial on how to make an embellished recycled sweater blanket to deal with that growing pile of sweaters and old clothes in the hallway?! Here it is. Many of us have cleaned out our closets in this pandemic. Often, much-loved sweaters have worn elbows,...
House Slippers Knitting Pattern with Pompoms

House Slippers Knitting Pattern with Pompoms

POMPOM ALERT! I decided this morning that my house slippers would benefit from some extra pizazz, so I added some pompoms a la Dolce Gabbana. I went for a color splash with canary yellow. House Slippers Knitting Pattern with Pompoms Like them? OK. I did have some fun...
American Flag Crochet Pillow Pattern

American Flag Crochet Pillow Pattern

Celebrating 4th of July at home this year does not mean it has to be boring. Make your backyard extra festive. Knock up a few of these happy stars and stripes wonders with this super simple American flag crochet pillow pattern. I love this pattern: it’s bright,...
How to Find Substitute Yarns

How to Find Substitute Yarns

It drives me crazy. At times. I mean… how dare yarn sellers run out of stock of exactly that yarn that I need to make a pattern? Can you believe it?! Yes, I can. But, in reality, we don’t need to be annoyed at all. It’s an adventure!!! Cauz.. we can...