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With the baby boom on both sides of my family the last few years, I have spent a lot of time making baby and toddler hats. We went from zero nieces and nephews and no children of our own to having 4 nieces and one nephew, on daughter, and a nephew on the way in … Continue reading Some of my Favorite Baby Hats!
I loved how my Heart Square turned out, so I decided to see how the graph pattern looked on a Beanie. I started with a toddler size, since that's my daughter's size. I will add more sizes shortly! I will also add some video tutorials once we get home from our trip to see … Continue reading Heart Beanie- Free Pattern!
I finished the fourth part of the video tutorial for my Giant Christmas Stocking very early this morning. This one went over how to shape the heel, so it is longer and more involved than the other videos. I am actually going to do a second set for the same pattern to go over how … Continue reading Tutorial number 4 for my Giant Christmas Stocking!
Part 3 of my Giant Stocking Tutorial is up! Giant Stocking Tutorial- Part 3
*Note- there was a problem with the video as originally posted. I have corrected it and updates the link below! After a ton of issues with phone memory and slow loading onto YouTube, I finally got part 2 of my Giant Stocking Tutorial posted! I'm still not great at crocheting on camera, but this one … Continue reading Second Part of the Stocking Tutorial
In between finishing up stockings, I am also trying to finish up some Christmas gifts. Every year I think that the following year I will start on Christmas gifts sooner. Like in July, or at least maybe early November. Yet, I always find myself scurrying to get gifts finished the last few weeks before Christmas. … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Gifts!
I have been asked about posting video tutorials of my patterns a few times, and I finally decided to give it a try. I posted my first one to YouTube today. The tutorial is for how to begin my Giant Christmas Stocking pattern. I am going to do a series of videos for this pattern, since … Continue reading New Feature! Video Tutorials
* Links to video tutorials for this pattern an be found at the bottom of this post. My husband and his siblings all have giant stockings that were made by his aunt when they were kids. When we announced our first pregnancy, we decided to tell his mom by giving her giant stockings modeled after … Continue reading Giant Christmas Stocking
It's a beautiful snowy day in Eastern Iowa. Perfect for chilling on the couch, watching the flakes fall and stitching away. (At least during nap time) I just finished a slouchy beanie for my daughter. Now I'm working on some giant stockings! I need to make 2 this year and 2 before next Christmas, so … Continue reading Snow Day! (What I’m Working On)