Snowy Crochet

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Just how many snowmen does it take to keep you warm?  As many as you can crochet into this cute scarf.  BTW who says all snowmen must be white?  You could make some in other colors  to use up … Read More ...

Spidery Crochet

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I think every Halloween home needs a friendly spidery doily.  This one, designed and offered as a free pattern by Betty Johnson, (see link below) is perfect!  It works up very quickly so you can make more than one … Read More ...

Scary And Cute Crochet

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Even I like these ‘scary’ muffins but I think they’d be a great hit with the younsters!  I love the combination of colors and the way the designer has used scraps and little bits of this and that.  Too … Read More ...

Crochet Pendant

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Do you like beads like I like beads?  This cool and simple pendant necklace can allow you to work with beads even if you never have before.  The size beads used in this necklace are inexpensive and readily … Read More ...

I Have Crochet Questions!

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There are hundreds if not thousands of free patterns online for crocheted shawls and fingerless gloves (texting mitts).  I’m wondering how many people actually use these items?  I think most crocheted scarves, caps, sweaters, and afghans are actually used … Read More ...

Crochet Club Fun

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We had our usual good time at the monthly meeting of the St. Louis Crochet Club last night.  There was a lot of show n’ tell, but some of it was just outstanding and I wanted to be sure … Read More ...

Crochet A Planter

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Fall is the time to bring in some plants to winter inside.  I have a few on the front porch, including Henrietta, a rhododendron that my daughter started in her dorm room many years ago.  It now resides on my … Read More ...

My Top Five Unusual Christmas Crochet

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Upcycle the most ordinary things to create holiday beauty.  This cool ornament is composed of six soda can pop tops and some crochet thread.  Doesn’t come much cheaper or easier than this.  Consider embellishing it by stringing on some pretty … Read More ...