Crochet Hats for Fall and Winter

Crochet Hats for Fall and Winter

Crochet hats for fall and winter are here as the cooler weather has arrived! The hats are made with soft acrylic yarn and will look wand feels amazing while keeping your head warm. The hats will go with your stylish wardrobe of casual or dressy. The hats take about an...
April is Organ Donation Awareness Month

April is Organ Donation Awareness Month

Some of you may know that my son had three liver transplants between the ages of 5-8 (2008-2011). You may also know that he was born with a rare genetic disorder that leads to said liver transplant(s). I wrote a book about the journey that you can get here. My...
Crochet in Progress – Summer Top

Crochet in Progress – Summer Top

I know spring just arrived but that means summer is going to follow and depending on where you are, it could be a hot one. And it got me thinking, like I tend to do, how about some crochet summer tops. I am combining different patterns based on personal style and...
Practical Creations – Hand Towels

Practical Creations – Hand Towels

Remember when I shared with you that I was gifted a bunch of supplies? If not that’s okay, you can read about it here. Anyway, a lot of what I received was yarn that filled 7 – 66 qt. Rubbermaid tubs and then some. This included hand towels with...
Crochet Commissions

Crochet Commissions

I may have mentioned this before but I absolutely love creating commission pieces. There is something about the process that delights me but more than anything else I love the response from the person that either ordered the item or that received the item. A few years...
Spring has arrived

Spring has arrived

I am not a cold weather person, in fact, I am a summer person and I am excited that winter is finally over and that spring has officially arrived. Especially because I have concerts and road trips already planned out and scheduled. Here’s the struggle, during...
All about the Granny Square

All about the Granny Square

When I first began to crochet I started off with doilies and placemats using bedspread yarn. Most beginner crochet books start with scarves, hats, and washcloth but apparently, I wanted to dive right in and so I did. It wasn’t until after about a year later that...
Crochet Texture

Crochet Texture

One of my favorite blankets I have crochet in the past is a sample scrap yarn style afghan. Sample blankets are a great way to explore with different stitches and create an interesting piece of texture. What’s also really cool about this kind of blanket is the...
Adventures with Yarn

Adventures with Yarn

A few years ago, when I had my brick and mortar business selling art for other artists and myself, I received a tub of yarn on cones. If you crochet or knit, this isn’t the easiest way to use the yarn – although it would make sense if you are using a...
Favorite Brands for my art

Favorite Brands for my art

I don’t really have a favorite brand – although I used to at one point. For my crochet animal hats, I’ve only ever used Vanna’s Choice yarn. The price was reasonable and the hats will keep the noggin warm for sure. When it comes to choosing...
Pink is the color of Love

Pink is the color of Love

If you’ve been following my 30-day blog series for March so far then you’ll know I’ve recently written about my favorite colors. And while I am a huge fan of purple and teal that doesn’t mean I don’t like other colors. Pink is the...
Current Work in Progress

Current Work in Progress

I’ve always been sort of in love and fascinated by dragons. After a few years of a semi-hiatus from creating, I’ve bee coming back full force. And that means I have a few works in progress. First up is this box that looks like a book. I was inspired to go...
The Hexagon Crochet Blanket

The Hexagon Crochet Blanket

Overall I’ve been crocheting since 1992 but the last few years I had lacked the inspiration and motivation. I was trying to find my footing in the world specifically as I was building another business. I’ve been so focused on making a name in this world...
Easy Crochet Patterns for a Beginner

Easy Crochet Patterns for a Beginner

Easy crochet patterns are perfect for beginners because they can teach the basic crochet stitches. The only thing needed is a crochet hook and a ball of yarn. Simple crochet patterns like a hat or a washcloth can be finished in less than an hour. You can master any...
Crochet – Hook Up For Fun!

Crochet – Hook Up For Fun!

The Dutch called it Haken and the Spanish called it Labor de Ganchillo, but call it Crochet and it looks just as delicate. Today the word, with its roots in medieval French Croc or croche meaning Hook, has come to signify one of the most popular fabric crafts for men...
4 Crochet Tips To Remember

4 Crochet Tips To Remember

It may sound silly, but crochet patterns have been finished for many years. And it keeps coming up as a trend over and over again in the fashion world. By learning about it, you can become skilled to come up with some grand designs to present to people. Start With the...
3 Simple Afghan Crochet Patterns Remain the Best Choice

3 Simple Afghan Crochet Patterns Remain the Best Choice

One of the most satisfying parts of crocheting for me is seeing the finished creation. When people go ooh and ahh I get to say “I did that!” When I first started to crochet in 1992, it was amazing to me what I could create with a hook and some yarn. I...
Crochet Deer Hat Pattern Release

Crochet Deer Hat Pattern Release

If you love to crochet your own deer hat this coming season, now have the option to do so! Some years ago, I created all kinds of animal hats under the sun. There aren’t too many pictures I can show off because I was so busy making them happen for my customers....
Grab Great Crochet Patterns for Free!

Grab Great Crochet Patterns for Free!

Crocheting is a craft. It is not a mere mechanical activity. It involves and requires the devotion of time, controlled movements and even a very beautiful pattern to come up with a really intricate and to-brag-for result. The History of Crochet The word crochet is...
Crochet Patterns in the World of Fashion

Crochet Patterns in the World of Fashion

The world of fashion is always changing. This can be the colors, the looks and the fabrics that are used. Things that may be popular today may be gone tomorrow replacing it with something new. It also has cycles where the fashion in the 50’s or 60’s, for...
How to find Free Baby Crochet Patterns

How to find Free Baby Crochet Patterns

It really does not matter if you are a professional or a newbie when choosing a crochet pattern. As long as you know the guidelines or some pointers in making crochet patterns, the rest, as they say, will be history. As you go along with your journey into the world of...
Make Fabulous Shawls with Crochet

Make Fabulous Shawls with Crochet

Crochet is a very interesting hobby. It makes the time spent worthwhile as one can easily observe and admire the outcome of all the effort. It gives so much satisfaction being able to finish one design or pattern. It even feels better to be able to come up with items...
Easy Crochet Patterns for a Beginner

How to Make a Crochet Hat

From an expert approach, a crochet is a method used to produce a fabricated product from long threads and yarns. Crochet is simply derived from the French word “croche” which means to make a hook or loop. It is always associated when it comes to stitches,...
Crochet Patterns for the Shrug

Crochet Patterns for the Shrug

Crochet patterns can be done on almost anything. This can be used to make some accessories for the dining and living room. It can also be used as a curtain for the home. Since these fabrics are light and easy to make, people have now decided to turn this into...
Crocheting a Scarf

Crocheting a Scarf

Crochet is such an ideal craft for wonderful accessories that you can share with family and friends, like hats, socks, and scarves. One of the easiest and ideal gifts to give is a scarf to give to family and friends. It is simply a long and narrow piece of textile...

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