Happy Star Wars Day! My weather app just told me that in 30 years, it has rained 26 times on this day where I live! But on May 4, 2014 the weather was sunny and perfect. That was the day I got married! The calendar says we have only been married for 3 years, but … Read more May the Fourth Be With You!
Happy Monday to you all! I hope May is starting off beautifully for all of you! If you are participating in the Crochet Along, Week 3 will be available next Monday, May 8th! Today I wanted to share a couple of quick projects you can do: crochet keychains! Every year, a friend of mine does … Read more Crochet Quick – Keychains
When I first started learning to crochet I used strictly acrylic yarns. This was mostly because they weren’t as expensive and I didn’t know if I’d ever get good enough at this hobby to invest real money into it! As time went on and I felt more confident in my abilities I started trying different … Read more Yarn Review – Caron Cakes
Week 2 Rows 11-20 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. In the first 10 rows of this pattern I showed you the granny stripe. In this section of 10 rows you will try the “V” stitch and the Treble Ladder stitch! These … Read more Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 2
Hope you are all enjoying the Crochet Along! The 2nd round will be posted on Monday April 24th at 8:00 am EST. Today I want to share with you a quick and fluffy baby blanket pattern. For Christmas last year I was given 4 balls of Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn. I had never worked with it before, … Read more Crochet Quick – Baby Blanket
Yarn Scraps – What Are They Good For? Hello friends! I hope you are all having fun with the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Some of you have shared your work so far, and I am so inspired by your creativity! Today I want to talk about yarn scraps! I know you all have some … Read more Yarn Scraps – What Are They Good For?
Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL Crochet Charts Thank you for joining me on the Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL! I hope you have lots of fun and make something you will love! When I was starting this project, I wrote out the pattern and all the steps I took. My notes may make sense to me, but … Read more Mixed Stitch CAL-Crochet Charts
Week 1 Rows 1 – 10 Welcome to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along, brought to you by Couch Surfer Crochet! Thanks for joining me on this Crochet Along! Below is the pattern for the first 10 rows. For this project I chose to use 6 colors, chosen at random throughout the piece. I used … Read more Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 1
I hope you all are getting excited about the Crochet Along starting Monday, April 10th! I know I am. I cannot wait to see all the wonderful things you all are going to make! I know everyone approaches a new project differently, but one constant thing in crochet is picking out your yarn colors!! Sometimes … Read more Color Inspiration for Spring
Hello again friends! Tonight the hubby and I are catching up on some shows on the DVR. But anyway…back to the topic at hand: Crochet Cotton Washcloths!! A few weeks ago I had a customer make a special request for 10 cotton washcloths. Her only request was that they be brightly colored! Since Lily Sugar … Read more Crochet Cotton Washcloths