Hello readers! As a crafter, I am happy to say that the holidays are OVER! This year I took on the challenge of crocheting blankets for some of my family members. As someone who used to hate making blankets, I'm surprised that I finished four blankets and had them ready well before Christmas day. (And… Continue reading #CraftBlogClub Secret Santa 2018
Happy Tuesday, everyone- depending on where you are located. It's a pretty dismal day in my neck of Texas. Rain since the early hours and a chill that makes me want to turn and run back inside. A perfect day to release a crochet hat pattern, right? I'm about a week behind on my promise,… Continue reading Mimikyu Crochet Hat: Free Pattern
I'm currently dating someone who loves Pokemon. While I'm a fan of the series, it's obvious I'm way more casual about it. Anyway, since we moved in, I have thought it would be fun to turn our home into the Poke Center. It'll be a lot of work on my end, but it gives me a lot of creative freedom. I decided to make Meowth first since we do have a cat in the apartment and I was also thinking of one that I made back in 2010.
You're never too old to give your mother something handmade, though at some point you both outgrow the loom band potholders. My mom has finally gotten around to decorating the house she purchased two years ago. I try not to load her down with a bunch of knick knacks, but I thought a wreath might… Continue reading Mother’s Day Wreath: Free Pattern
It's pretty hard to walk the earth and never hear of "Pokemon." These pocket monsters have been going strong since 1995, with new TV series and video games popping up every few years. As a 90's kid, I remember owning some of Indigo League on VHS and eagerly awaiting the release of the Pokemon movies.… Continue reading Gotta Crochet ‘Em All! (Free Pokemon Patterns)
Happy Monday, everyone! I'm still riding the high of a craftastic weekend. Finished up some canvas projects, started a blanket, and worked on some more charity items. I also binge watched A LOT of Criminal Minds on Netflix. Pinterest was a big help to me over the weekend as I looked for inspiration and patterns. As I… Continue reading Plant Something You Can’t Kill (free pattern)
"Oh wow! You're really fast at that!" "I wish I had your talent." "I could never make something like that." These are just a few of the comments I continuously hear when I crochet in public. And I usually reply with something positive, like, "Crocheting isn't as hard as it looks." "I wouldn't mind teaching… Continue reading Why You’ll Never Succeed at Crochet