Around-the-Bases (ATB)

Welcome!  Around-the-Bases is a crochet stitch sampler that turns YOUR favorite center block into an afghan.  It can be made with any square or rectangle motif, using any yarn weight.   … Continue reading

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NCR – Texas & Succulents

Non-Crochet Related Howdy!  I hope y’all are doing well.  I have been in a little bit of funk with crocheting for the past month or so, but I have been … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tropical Delight pattern now has Esther’s video tutorial!

For Week 8 of the Nuts About Squares crochet-along, Esther from It’s All in a Nutshell created a video tutorial for the Tropical Delight pattern. You may recall that I … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why I’m nuts about Nuts About Squares CAL

For over a month, it has been so much craze for the Nuts About Squares crochet along (CAL) by Esther of  And the first square was just released this Friday!! I … Continue reading

April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Crochet for the Home – In Bloom

Have y’all followed Mijo Crochet’s In Bloom crochet along (CAL)?  I don’t usually join a mystery CAL but when I saw the first couple of parts of this beautiful cushion CAL, … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · 5 Comments

Shin-Yu Infinity Scarf – French & Hebrew versions now available

I am so excited and grateful to announce that French and Hebrew translations are now available at my Ravelry page.  This is all thanks to the wonderful translation team at … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

One skein project – Marlin Cowl (knitted)

I’ve been in love with this knitted pattern, Marlin Cowl.  I first made it for my dear friend, Lynn, in England, and enjoyed its fun, rhythmical pattern that creates  a … Continue reading

December 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shin-yu (真友 = true friend) Infinity Scarf Pattern

The complete pattern of Shin-yu (真友 = true friend) Infinity Scarf is now published on my Ravelry page.  It will remain there for FREE! For more information on cowl length and starting … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Shin-yu Infinity Scarf – Size & Starting Stitch Count

Have you decided on the target length for your Shin-yu (真友 = true friend) Infinity Scarf?  Shin-yu Infinity Scarf is designed to be made with yarn weight of your choice … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shin-yu Infinity Scarf in my hand-dyed yarn

Back in April, I took a yarn dyeing class at my local little yarn shop, WC Mercantile. You can read about my fun day on this post but I wanted to … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Shin-yu (真友 = true friend) Infinity Scarf

Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of my most favorite days of the year.  School has been nonstop since the first week of September and it feels great to have a 5-day … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 12 Comments