Just finished this Earth tones mandala purse, totally free handed! I have lots of plans for more mandala projects.
This is probably my favorite thing I’ve ever made. The idea is you take an image, then use crochet to recreate it two dimensionally, like a painting. Yarn painting can be done without crochet, but what fun is that? There are different methods, for example you might make a yarn painting as one continuous piece… Continue reading Crochet Painting: Japanese Ramen Bowl
My first written doll pattern! I’m so excited to share with you guys the first original doll pattern and design that I’ve published! So I had this idea to make dolls that could range between the more traditional girl toys like princesses and faeries, to empowered careers and lifestyles! Farmer Jeanie is just the first… Continue reading Farmer Jeanie Crochet Doll
I love big purses! And when making a bag, I tend to stick with cotton yarn. It’s rigid enough to resist stretching like acrylic, and you can usually wash it like you would anything else. You can add handles, or wear it like a shoulder bag with one long strap. This is definitely my favorite… Continue reading Crocheted Wagon Wheel Purse
Doilies are beautiful, and the amount of work and fine craftsmanship that goes into making one is downright impressive to anyone who appreciates fiber art. But all too often, once finished, we ask ourselves “What do I do with this thing?” Well, this is one of my favorite crochet projects of all time. It’s simple once you… Continue reading ~Crocheted Bags with Vintage Doilies~
A simple, adorable accent pillow with the free pattern included! The pattern can be adjusted to any size, and the basket weave stitch is a great introduction to front and back post crocheting. Check it out!
So one of the biggest reasons I taught myself to crochet was to make custom plushies. Here’s the story behind one of my favorites so far, my Green Tea Ice Cream Amigurumi. It comes with lots of pictures and a free pattern! Who doesn’t love that?