After receiving several requests from friends who have no crochet experience, I decided to make video tutorials teaching crochet to very beginners. The playlist below has lessons starting with how to select your first hooks and yarn and moving through the most basic stitches and techniques. It also has tutorials for great first projects. I will … Continue reading Crochet Tutorials for Beginners
We've had some rough family situations over the past few weeks, and I decided to create something beautiful as a means of combatting the negative. My husband's grandma is a pretty special lady, and she is a huge Michigan fan. I decided to make her a granny square afghan in maize and blue. I wanted … Continue reading What I’m working on 7/22/17
I have finished the video tutorial for my Heart Square pattern! Just in time for Valentine's Day and Heart Health Awareness month! This pattern could easily be modified to do red and white squares for the Go Red For Women's National Wear Red Day in February, as well.
**1/14/17 update- I have added a video tutorial for this pattern! I wanted to get started early on a Valentine's Day project. I have also been wanting to work on graph crocheting. I decided to combine them and do a pattern made by joining small squares with graphed hearts. I am including both written directions … Continue reading Heart Square- Free Pattern!
Since this is such a large project (No pun intended), I broke the tutorial into five different videos. Below is the link to a playlist for all five videos!
My yarn stash is currently housed in one of our guest rooms. I filled the dressers and closet with all of my yarn, so my stash stays out of sight and doesn't drive my super-organized, engineer husband crazy. Well, we are expecting a baby in May, so my yarn room is going to be transformed … Continue reading Best Husband Award!
*update 1/1/2017 New size added! Additional sizes and video tutorials are in the works! ***If you were working from the original pattern continue working the size labeled "toddler" it is the same as the original pattern. I came across Isaac Mizrahi Broadway yarn on clearance at Michaels and snatched it up! (It's on sale for … Continue reading Broadway Beanie