Faith Can Move Mountains Crochet Baby Blanket

A few months ago, my daughter came home from her youth group and was beyond excited because their leader and his wife announced they were expecting. She quickly asked if I would make them a baby blanket, but she wanted it to be personal to them. We live in a…

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Woven Trellis Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern

As I am typing this blog post it is April and looking out my window there is a snowstorm. Seriously, we already have 5-6" just today. So, I am still thinking about warm scarves and wanted to use some yarn that I recently received to remake the Woven Trellis Scarf.…

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Bobble Kitchen Accessory Crochet Patterns

A few months ago, I asked you all, "what are some small projects you enjoy making?" Kitchen items made the top of the list of small items. So, I decided to create a 3-piece Bobble Kitchen Accessory set that would make a great last-minute gift. Everyone loves receiving handmade useful…

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What’s the Difference? Puff, Bobble, Popcorn & Cluster Stitches

If you have been following my design journey, you know that texture is a key feature in my crochet patterns. I am constantly using different crochet stitch combinations to create eye catching designs. However, I have a confession to make: Even with 30+ years of crochet experience and 9+ years…

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Armeria Everyday Handbag Crochet Pattern

I am always grabbing miscellaneous items around the house as I am dashing out the door, usually finding myself with too many things to carry and fumbling to get my keys and settle into my car. I decided it was time to design the Armeria Everyday Handbag that I could…

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Mountain Peaks Ear Warmers Crochet Pattern

The brisk mountain air is always reenergizing especially in the cold winter months. Spending time outside is always a fun way to show off all the fun and unique crochet wearables including ear warmers (my personal favorite winter accessory). The Mountain Peaks Ear Warmer is designed to remind you of…

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Sweet Bee Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern

Every now and then I run across a new stitch that I absolutely love. That is exactly what happened when I first saw the honeycomb crochet stitch. Once I saw how easy it was to crochet my 'design mode' went into action and the Sweet Bee Ear Warmer crochet pattern…

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Crochet Hooks: Plastic, Aluminum & Wood

Crochet hooks are typically made out of plastic, metal or wood. What have you used? Which ones do you prefer and why? My First Crochet Hook You never forget your very first crochet hook, mine was plastic. My mom bought it for me because it was the cheapest one at…

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Inspiring Nature Landscape Blanket Crochet Patterns

What inspires you? I get asked this questions often about my crochet designs and the answer always stays the same, nature. There is so much beauty, texture and colors in nature that inspire my creations. The Nature Landscape blankets showcase many of these traits. The layers you see in the…

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Mountain Lodge Crochet Blanket Pattern

Someone asked me what inspires your designs. The answer is simple: textures, colors and eye appeal. When I design crochet blankets many things can spark an idea, but I will admit that quilting has always amazed me. I love all the small pieces, straight seams, and the eye for perfection.…

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