Hello again friends! I hope you are having fun doing the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! The next section (Week 4) will be available Monday, May 22nd! Today I want to share with you a very versatile crochet stitch: Corner to Corner (or c2c) crochet! This stitch can be used to make any size square … Read more Corner to Corner (c2c) Pillow Cover Pattern
Color Inspiration for Spring Spring has sprung and everything is in full bloom here in Tennessee! I love this time of year because everywhere you look there is so much color and beauty! I take a lot of pictures this time of year so I can remember all these gorgeous color palettes next time I … Read more Color Inspiration for Spring
Week 3 Rows 21-30 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE. Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL by Couch Surfer Crochet! I hope you are having fun so far! This week introduces … Read more Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 3
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