Crochet Instagram Phone Cover Pattern

  I came across this adorable crochet Instagram phone cover and I had to share. I think I’m gonna round up some scraps and make one!   Crochet Instagram Phone Cover Pattern What you’ll need: G hook ¼ skein tan yarn ¼ skein dark brown yarn Scraps of black yarn Scraps of blue yarn Scraps […]

21 Awesome DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas That Are Gender Neutral

Looking for baby shower gift ideas that will work whether the baby is a boy or a girl? Maybe the host is designing a gender neutral nursery. Maybe they’re having twins, one boy, one girl. Maybe you want to give a gift that can be used for future babies. Maybe you just want to start […]

Soap Sock {Knit and Crochet Pattern}

Soap socks make great gifts that work up fast! The wool felts as you use it, making it a great natural exfoliant. It shrinks with the soap. This is a very customizable project. All you need to do is knit or crochet wide enough to snugly wrap around the soap, then close it off. My […]

Sneak Peak Crochet Flower Rug

I am inspired by the popular crochet flower rug floating around Pinterest. It was originally retailed by Viva Terra for over $700 dollars. Sneak peak pics to come soon! 🙂

Need help mixing and matching with multi color coordinates?

To get to this page, click HERE or go to the YARN page, and you will see the MULTI COORDINATES LIST just to the right of the main picture below the copy paragraph.      Another way to view solid coordinates is to click on the individual multi shade and scroll down – the actual swatches of the matching solids are displayed below the individual multi shade.  http://www.redheart.com/

Free Crochet Rugs eBook

Crochet Rag Rugs Basic Pattern Collection Sarah Holmes Learn how to create beautiful thick crochet rag rugs. You will be amazed at how easy these rugs are to create! Your friends & family will love them. Simple instructions and technique to create beautiful heirloom quality rugs for gifts or home decoration. This book is a […]

How To Crochet Flowers Thick Petals Tutorial

Modern Methods: Learn to Crochet or Knit in Six Simple Steps

Learning a new craft can be challenging at first, but seeking the help of friends and experts will make the first stages much easier and allows you to socialise while you learn. Learning to knit or crochet is more than just a hobby, it enables you to create beautiful items of clothing or home ware […]

Kitchen-Safe Dyeing Part 1 – Turmeric

Photo Credit: Lion Brand   Creating your own dyes can be a fun and exciting way to personalize projects.  This month, we show you how to make all-natural dyes and use them with different cotton and wool yarns. We used only edible items purchased at our local market, boiling water (and in some cases, salt […]

Lots of Loops Dishcloth Crochet Pattern {free}

  “This sturdy crocheted dishcloth reminds me of a lush bath mat. But don’t let the softness fool you. All those loops grab the smallest bits of food or grime. You’ll want to make one for each room you clean. This dishcloth was made using Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton in Blueberry.” –BeingSpiffy.com Click here to go to […]

How To Crochet Ruffles

This article is a step by step guide, of the processes involved when crocheting ruffles. Crocheted ruffles generally add that beautiful, visual texture to generally any crocheting project. Adding just a few rows of basic stitches, can dramatically transform patterns on pillows, blankets and children’s clothing. Basically, the ruffle forms when multiple stitches are created […]

Crochet Kitty Condo Pattern

  How to Make a Kitten Condo Materials: carpet yarn/weft or thick t-shirt yarn, little bit over 1kg (about 2,5 lb) hook 8mm (the hook should be one number too small to make the basket as tight as possible) a cat or two

How to Russian Join Yarn in 7 Easy Steps

Hate weaving in ends? I know I do. Lion Brand has this awesome tutorial on How to Russian Join Yarn in 7 Easy Steps. Check them out for more specifics. I love this!

Ombre Crochet Love Bracelet {diy}

I love the curved connector bracelets – words, crosses, evil eye, etc. I decided to try crocheting on in lieu of the popular macrame versions. The straps aren’t as stiff as I used cotton thread to make them. My thread created an ombre effect, but you could do stripes, solid colors, etc. Supplies: crochet thread or […]

Crochet Colorblock Rhinestone Bangle Tutorial

I recently posted a rhinestone bangle tutorial I crocheted with a promise of a tutorial to follow. Embroidery floss has become really popular in jewelry lately, but I love to add a crocheted twist to things as crochet was my first crafting love. Well here it is: All you need is some embroidery floss, the […]

How to Knit a Cord With a Crochet Hook {diy}

I just LOVE this finger knit cord that utilizes a crochet hook by Lebenslustiger. Check it out!

Design Your Own Afghan Pattern {diy}

Lion Brand has come out with this nifty tool to create your own afghan pattern in which colors you choose and email it to yourself. Really cool tool if you wanna play with different color combinations and styles before buying the yarn. Would be awesome if they added it to their other big afghan patterns […]

How to Make a Yarn Spool Box {diy}

I have yarn knotted together and jumbled up all over the place beside my bed (where I generally work on knitting and crochet projects while watching TV). So when I came across this yarn spool box, I thought it was perfect. Now more chasing the ball around, or even turning a perfectly made skein into […]

Another Great Technique on How to Make a Center Pull Ball of Yarn

Read more detailed instructions on how to make a center pull ball here.

How to Do Tunisian Knit

  According to Crochet Today: “Tunisian Knit Stitch makes a crochet fabric that is even denser than Tunisan Simple Stitch. You will need a longer hook to work larger Tunisian patterns, but a regular hook works fine for smaller items and practice swatches. Begin by making a foundation chain, then work one row of double […]