Crochet Motif with a Fabric Yo-yo Center

Crochet Motif with a Fabric Yo-yo Center

Use this motif with a fabric yo-yo center by itself for decorating a gift, making a barrette, or embellishing a larger crochet project. Or, you can easily join-as-you-go to create place mats, doilies, table runners, blanket edgings, or an entire coverlet! This motif...
How to Join Motifs and Add Fill-in Lace

How to Join Motifs and Add Fill-in Lace

Here’s the run-down for how to join motifs and add fill-in lace for the fabric yo-yo motif. You can also use these techniques as a guide for joining all sorts of other motifs! These motifs are joined with the join-as-you-go method, which you can review here. Because...
Oak Stump Ottoman Crochet Pattern

Oak Stump Ottoman Crochet Pattern

Wow, you guys. It’s been almost a year since my last update here. I won’t bore you with the details, but our little family has made some big changes and taken some major leaps over the last year.  I’m just popping in quick to share something fun I’ve been working...
Colorful Pot Holders Set to Crochet on a Grey Day

Colorful Pot Holders Set to Crochet on a Grey Day

This colorful pot holders set would be perfect to crochet today, if my cotton yarn wasn’t all in storage elsewhere. It’s April 15th, but it looks like mid-January here, with lots of blowing snow and clouds and COLD. It looks like we’ll be stuck inside again (ugh), but...
Link Love Shoulder Bag Crochet Pattern

Link Love Shoulder Bag Crochet Pattern

This unique shoulder bag crochet pattern features a funky crochet chain-link strap. The bag body is made in the round and gets its shaping from a decorative cinching cord that you can make yourself, or you can use a pre-made cord or ribbon. Possibilities for...
Lace Teepee Crochet Pattern

Lace Teepee Crochet Pattern

This beautiful Lace Teepee has so many uses: a little reading nook, a unique photo shoot setting, a place to gather gifts for a wedding or baby shower, a little bit of shade at the beach . . . I have been so anxious to finish this project, and I love how it turned...