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 […]
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 […]
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! 🙂
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 […]
My sister site, FreeBookster, lists free ebooks daily. One of today’s free ebooks is a book I thought I’d share – a free ebook on How to Crochet. This offer won’t last long, most are only 24 hours. Check out FreeBookster for other awesome free ebooks, both fiction and nonfiction!
“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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
I just LOVE this finger knit cord that utilizes a crochet hook by Lebenslustiger. Check it out!
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 […]
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 […]
Cute eh? A different take on the traditional crochet bow. A Colorful Creation has a free pattern for this crochet hair band! I used Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool Blend in Gray Pearl. It doesn’t have that “frizz” that most wool blends do. I love it! All you need is: G Hook Hair Tie […]
This is a brilliant idea on how to make a center pull ball of yarn with a paper towel holder!
Lion Brand has a few awesome “finish while you knit/crochet techniques”: The Russian Join: This is a fantastic way to add a new skein of yarn to your work without weaving in any ends. It creates a steady, secure join, so it’s great for most yarns. The Felted Join: Working with wool or another feltable […]
Big Crochet Bow Hair Clip Pattern Materials: ww yarn I hook fabric stiffener (optional) glue yarn needle hair clip ch 23 dc in 3rd ch and across 21 dc. Repeat for 4 rows (or as big/long as you want your bow to be) Attach needle to end of yarn and fold the swatch in half […]