Crochet Journal Planner for the new year!

I couldn’t even begin to accomplish all I get done without a crochet journal planner to motivate and inspire me! This year I’ve crocheted well over 100 items for gifts, for my Etsy shop and for myself! I wrote many new patterns and published 8 since September! I’ve learned 6 brand new crochet techniques and learned how to do all … Read moreCrochet Journal Planner for the new year!

Spinning Wool : Working through a whole sheep fleece

Spinning wool

Spinning wool to make your own yarn is an amazing and highly rewarding skill to have! Especially if you are a crocheter, weaver or knitter! Buying a whole raw sheep fleece to process is a huge undertaking for a beginner spinner. However, with the right fleece, it is the least expensive way to have nice … Read moreSpinning Wool : Working through a whole sheep fleece

FREE Crochet Tatting Pattern {Video Demo!}

Crochet Tatting Earring Pattern

I’m so excited about this month’s Free Crochet tatting Pattern! Who doesn’t love making earrings! This cro-tatting (aka crochet tatting I use these names interchangeably) pattern can be made super simple without beads or you can add beads for a bit more flash! I’ve decided to post an original crochet tatting earring pattern every month. … Read moreFREE Crochet Tatting Pattern {Video Demo!}

Easy Chunky Crochet Hat in 20 Minutes!

I have literally made dozens of these easy chunky crochet hats with this pattern I’m about to share with you! It’s my absolute go-to pattern for sales and quick gifts. It’s also a great pattern when you simply need an instant gratification project! Or a project to get back your cro-jo after a long break! … Read moreEasy Chunky Crochet Hat in 20 Minutes!

3 Angel Patterns for Crochet, Cro-tat and Tatting

Crochet angel pattern

The Christmas theme continues here with Crochet Angel patterns! One for Cro-tatting, one for Crocheting and one for tatting! So take your pick and make 1 or all. These are tiny angels perfect for jewelry, card or tag decorations or mini trees. I love them and they are very quick to make. So let’s get … Read more3 Angel Patterns for Crochet, Cro-tat and Tatting

Filet Crochet Charts for Christmas

Filet Crochet Charts

Filet Crochet is a lace crochet technique that was created to imitate a lace that is sometimes called lacis. But with basic crochet stitches, tiny hooks and thread, filet crochet looked the same and could be created much quicker and easier!  Filet Crochet can be found in needlework books in the 19th century and was … Read moreFilet Crochet Charts for Christmas

Tatted & Cro-tat Christmas Tree Earring Pattern

Cro-tatting Christmas Tree Earrings pattern! Super cute and easy! FREE Pattern

Most of us are in the final stages of completing gifts at this point in the season. If you’re like me you haven’t got near as much done as you had hoped and Amazon is starting to look pretty good for some stocking stuffers at the least! But wait! Lots of Cro-tat patterns are super … Read moreTatted & Cro-tat Christmas Tree Earring Pattern

Crochet Tatting Snowflake Earring Pattern

Cro-tatting pattern

This months crochet tatting earring pattern is Snowflakes! Hopefully, you aren’t tired of snowflakes after last weeks  Snowflake Pattern Roundup  I like these cute little earrings for many reasons. They are fast and make great gifts and they can be worn throughout winter, not just for the holidays. Most tatting patterns can be used with any … Read moreCrochet Tatting Snowflake Earring Pattern

Tatting For Beginners: {Tatting Methods Compared}

tatting for beginners

Newcomers to tatting usually don’t know there are 3 methods of tatting. So this is my tatting for beginners post. What you should absolutely know before you begin tatting! The 3 Tatting Methods If you’ve been on my site before you know cro-tatting is my preferred tatting method. I’m a big cheerleader for this amazing … Read moreTatting For Beginners: {Tatting Methods Compared}