Catherine’s Wheel Crochet Tutorial

Crochet is something so many of us crafters love. However, many of us get stuck using the same stitches repeatedly. I love using basic techniques to show how to really make the stitches pop. One of my favorite stitch combinations creates this unique elusion that the stitches are a starburst,…

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Imaginative & Educational Toy Crochet Patterns

When you hear crochet toys, does your mind immediately think of amigurumi: Dolls, teddy bears and other loveable creatures to cuddle with? My goal is to change that today and want to introduce you to some wonderful toy crochet patterns that are more than just a stuffed animal. Many toys…

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Among the Aspens – Crochet Deer Blanket

I have completely fallen in love with crocheting color changing blankets. Being able to crochet a picture into the design is a game changer and elevates crochet blankets to the next level. If you have been following me, you know that I live in a small mountain town in Idaho…

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Dog Days Crochet Blanket Pattern

Some designs just come to you and others have a long story behind them. The Dog Days blanket design is a little of both. I'll keep the story short for you though. I had a company request a design for a cat themed blanket using my color changing designs using…

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Paw Print Crochet Pillow Cover Pattern

With the recent popularity of my Cat's Meow and Dog Days blankets I decided it would be fun to design a pillow to go with them. I wanted to make it universal so you could use it with either blanket and works for all cat and dog lovers. These thoughts…

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How to crochet a Mug Organizer Wrap

I have been crocheting for over 30 years. I have stored my crochet hooks about every way you can think of. I still think a zipper pouch is the best way to keep them all together and readily available. However, when I am working on a project, it is nice…

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60 Minute or Less Scrap Crochet Patterns

As a crocheter, I believe we as a community have a problem. It is one that many of us struggle with and can often hide from others. This problem is our left-over yarn stash. I know you have it, I have one too. It is hidden in the back corner…

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Duck Duck Fish Nursery Crochet Blanket Pattern

Step into the world of whimsical wonders with the Duck Duck Fish Nursery Blanket. Hehe, I hope when you read that title it brought back memories of playing duck duck goose... This crochet pattern is designed to bring a touch of aquatic charm to your baby's nursery, creating a cozy…

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Cross My Heart Hooded Cocoon Crochet Pattern

When I decide to brainstorm new crochet patterns it is usually because I have been inspired by something. A few weeks ago, I was going over my top selling pattern over the last 5 years, there were a handful that really stood out. I quickly decided to pull one of…

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A cozy kitchen refresh – plaid crochet hot pad

I spend so much time making gifts for the holidays, as much as I enjoy making handmade gifts, it's nice to remember to make something for myself every now and then. My go to make for "me" has always been hot pads. I love that I can make them with…

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Zipper Organizer Tote Giveaway

As a new year is upon us, I love to start out organized. As an avid crocheter, I especially like to organize my projects and bring them with me wherever I go. So, when Teri asked me to give one of her Tote bags a try, I jumped at the…

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Yarn Review: Sparkle, Glimmer, Glitter

I recently was designing a blanket crochet pattern and was researching yarn to use. Some Sparkle yarn came across my screen and I kept scrolling, but something made me go back and look. Why did I hesitate? What brought me back? Hmm, both are great questions, and I am excited…

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Adore Christmas Blanket Crochet Pattern

Over the past few years, I have been designing a variety of crochet blankets and loving the uniqueness of each one. This year I had a request for a cat themed blanket and as I was making it I kept thinking how cute it would be with a simple change…

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Twist of Serenity Pillow Cover Pattern

Adding a touch of handmade to any room gives a sense of warmth and love. Some may say it is because they know someone put time and love into making it. Others claim it is the textures and character they show off. While others just simply love that it is…

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4 Row Textured Crochet Stitch Tutorial – Serenity CAL

I believe all crocheters love to learn new stitch combinations especially when you can create a gorgeous texture. This blog post is all about that, but there is also a fun "bonus" to it. It is part of the Serenity Blanket Crochet Along which is a collaboration of 12 designers.…

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