The Science Behind Color Choices – Part 2

In Part 1 of The Science Behind Color Choices I discussed the meaning of each color & how you can use these meanings to create items for those you love.  If you want to create crochet items using multiple colors and don’t know what…

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The Science Behind Color Choices – Part 1

I am always fascinated by color & I love bright, happy, cheerful colors for my personal clothing items.  When creating patterns, I tend to lean more toward neutral color palettes.  When creating needlework projects, it is easy to get stuck sometimes on what colors…

Importance of Gauge with Crochet

One of the most important steps in crocheting a project is taking a few moments to check the gauge section in a pattern.  The gauge determines how many stitches per inch & how many rows per inch.  Most gauges are written for a 4″…

Tapestry Crochet – Adding Colorwork to Projects

I love tapestry crochet as it allows you to add colorwork to your crochet projects.  By using one or more strands of yarn, you carry and wrap colors in the stitches of the working color.  Then colors are switched by following a pattern to…

Maria Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

MARIA INFINITY SCARF Free Crochet Pattern To purchase a low-cost, ad-free version of this pattern, view my shops on: Etsy Ravelry I was asked to design a scarf that could also work as a wreath.  My brain cells went into overdrive!  My customer wanted…

Sue Renee Lapghan Pattern

SUE RENEE LAPGHAN Free Crochet Pattern To receive an ad-free, low-cost version of this pattern, you can buy it on:  Etsy Ravelry Craftsy The Sue Renee Lapghan, named after my sister, is easily made using the Linen Stitch & Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Linen…

Fairy Shell Stitch (Modified Version)

If you are looking for a beautiful crochet stitch, the Fairy Shell Stitch is gorgeous!  I had an order for a scarf (pattern for the above picture coming soon!) & my customer had special requests regarding her order….so I took the opportunity to create…

Linen Stitch

I finished my lapghan crochet pattern using the Linen Stitch & am excited to get it posted!  There are just a few edits to make yet & I will have it ready for everyone.  The Linen Stitch is an easy crochet stitch that works…

Tea & Coffee Sleeve Free Crochet Pattern

 Tea & Coffee Sleeve Free Crochet Pattern To receive an ad-free, low-cost version of this pattern, you can buy it on:  Etsy Ravelry Craftsy The Tea & Coffee Sleeve works on a Tea Traveler Tumbler or any 16 oz. or larger hot cup (Sheetz,…

Carolyn Ann Rug Crochet Pattern

Carolyn Ann Rug Free Crochet Pattern To receive an ad-free, low-cost version of this pattern, you can buy it on:  Etsy Ravelry Craftsy I named this crochet pattern after my mother, as seeing rugs reminds me of my parents’ home.  Mom has always kept…