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Beach Inspired Friendship Bracelets

Well, we just got back from Neptune beach, and it was awesome!  If you haven’t been to Hanna Park – definitely check it out, it’s worth your time.

While we were there, I didn’t crochet much because we were playing in the water or skating most of the time, but…

Dusty Sprinkles Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern

The inspiration for this scarf was to use up this these awesome sprinkle cakes yarn after I made my Kirra Cardigan (pattern here).  I wanted to create something easy to make.  A scarf with a twist!

I would love to see your finished patterns, if you have Instagram, Facebook, or…

Abby’s American Dream 4th of July Bikini

It’s almost the 4th of July and you want a great bikini top to show your pride. :).  4th of July Bikini Crochet Tutorial.

Abby – I got you girl!  Tasha to the rescue!  p.s. – this is Abby and she’s pretty great.

I’ve created a few bikini patterns in the…

Navajo Blanket Cardigan ~ Crochet Pattern for Beginners

The inspiration for this pattern was to challenge myself and to create a cozy warm PLUS sized cardigan that looked kinda hippy, but could also dress up nice too.  I also love the Navajo style blankets, and even though this doesn’t have traditional Navajo patterns, someone said it reminded…

How to Create Crochet Ribbing – 5 Simple Patterns

Crochet ribbing consists of a combination of simple stitches, usually worked in the back loops only or using front or back post stitches to create ridges. All of these work beautifully, but I have a favorite…because not only does it looked knitted, it has a great stretch, like ribbing…

Sequoia Ridge Slouch – Slouchy Beanie

Thanks to my wonderful pattern testers. You can find her creations at Sparkled and Stitched on Etsy!

The inspiration for this slouch stems from the mighty Flint Ridge caves (They are the longest cave system in North America) and the giant Sequoias.  The Sequoias are the tallest, most…

How to Make the Perfect Pom Pom

Hi friends! I scoured the internet for how to make the perfect pom pom for my crochet hats. There were loads of tutorials, but they seemed a little over-complicated. Some require a pom pom maker…contraption that looks like it will cut me. lol. So I created an easy DIY way to do it, without fancy contraptions. Enjoy! DIY Pom Pom Tutorial

The Woodrow Unisex Crochet Beanie – Pattern

The Woodrow is named after my friend Woodrow (the model .) He loves orange and wanted me to make a beanie for him, simple and easy. This is a unisex beanie and you can create it in any color you choose. I hope you enjoy this simple, fun pattern. You can make it a ponytail hat, or add a fur pom for flair!

Mandala Centaur Infinity Scarf

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Mandala is a sock weight yarn, but here we make it chunky! The colors are beautiful, so I used a method I will teach you that turns a sock weight yarn (3), into a chunky weight yarn (5-6).  You can find it for a great price…

Glacier Bay Crochet Hand Warmers

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For this pattern, you will learn to crochet these stitches and use these techniques: crocheting in the round, joining a chain together, making a thumb hole, working in third loop of a half double crochet, front post double crochet (fpdc), front post double crochet 2 together…

Comfy Coral Reef Leg Warmers

 

For this pattern, you will learn to crochet these stitches and use these techniques:  Foundation double crochet row (FDC), double crochet, working in the round, and slip stitches.  The stitch guide is on the last page, and links to tutorials are clickable within the pattern, where they appear.

They…