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What’s on my hook: Dumpling Kitty

It’s been so long since I crocheted something. My last two projects were knit so it felt good to get back to something that comes more easily to me and that I’m not scared of messing up on. Because knitting is still so new…

April 20, 2016

Yarn lovers, have you heard of Beanie Bags?

Jimmy Beans Wool has a tiny subscription service for yarn lovers called Beanie Bags. I think it’s such an affordable (and cute) way to try new yarns! With US prices starting at $10 (Canada starts at $15), you get 5 samples of yarn and…

April 14, 2016

What’s on my hook: Stormtrooper hat

I posted in January that I had this hat on my to-do list and I totally forgot to share it! This is my first time using this color changing method, where you use two (or more) colors but don’t cut the yarn in between…

March 16, 2016

What’s in my crochet basket

I thought it would be fun to post a spin-off of one of those what’s-in-my-purse posts but with my crochet / craft basket. In preparation for Lachlan’s nursery, which originally doubled as our office/craft room, I did a huge purge of lots of old…

January 27, 2016

My next crochet project will be Star Wars related

When I saw this crochet hat, from The Nook, I seriously went EEEEE! and went on to buy the corresponding yarn here on CraftsyΒ like, immediately. It’s on sale now too ($6.30, originally $9.00) so I bought 4 skeins. It’s Cascade 220 in worsted weight.…

January 3, 2016

Some Christmas Crochet

Merry Christmas Eve! If you’re looking for a quick project to make for Christmas, these ornaments are super cute and quick to whip up. You could even make them into little gift tags to attach to your presents. The pattern for the tree can…

December 24, 2015

What’s on my hook: Ombre ripple blanket

I feel like I’ve been on a crochet marathon to see just how much I can do before the baby comes. I blame this in part onΒ people telling us over and over again that we’ll never get to do X again as well as…

October 28, 2015

What’s on my hook: Cabled beanies

Stephanie made yet another adorable crochet pattern: Cabled Beanie Version 2. I altered it to make one for the baby too. I have one more on my hooks that looks just like the one she made with the cutest faux fur pom pom, but…

October 14, 2015

What’s on my hook: Summer Sprigs Lace Scarf

Ta-da! Making this scarf marks the first time I’ve used a lace weight yarn (it’s from my first Yarn Crush box), and I have to say it isn’t a favorite of mine! It took insanely long to work up and my eyes and hands…

October 7, 2015
miami beach newborn blanket crochet pattern

What’s on my hook: Miami Beach Baby Blanket

I’m so in love with this blanket! I posted before that it’s been a crochet bucket list project and it feels so good to cross it off my list! The details: The pattern is by CreJJtion. You can purchase your own here. The yarn…

September 14, 2015