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How to Change Yarn Colors in Crochet: A Crochet 101 Tutorial

When I was working on writing a few months ago, one of the topics I was most excited about was teaching how to change colors in crochet. It’s a very simple technique, but it adds so much more interest to a project even if you’re only working in single crochet. Today, I’m taking that lesson …

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All About Blocking Crochet & Knits

Do you block your finished items? Lately, I’ve had readers ask how to fix small sizing errors in their projects or why something is misshapen. Each time, I find myself suggesting that they block the piece and it works! I’ve given short descriptions on how to do that, but I want to go into more …

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Trinity Stitch Coin Purse: Free Crochet Pattern

Hello, everyone! I have a quick new pattern for you guys. I’ve been playing around with some new stitches from my crochet dictionary book, and one of the stitches I’ve been loving is the trinity stitch. It’s simple, textured and so pretty. This week, I used it to make myself a little coin purse that’s …

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The Lemonade Scarf: Free Crochet Scarf Pattern

Two weeks ago, I posted a video on Instagram of me working on a new stitch I learned. I got so many questions about it and the project I was working on so I’m really pleased to finally share. This is the Lemonade Scarf, a thick and squishy crochet scarf pattern for Fall. To make this, …

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Crocheted Darth Vader: Pattern, Details, and My Changes

This week, I finally finished the crocheted Darth Vader I was making for my sister. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen the pictures I’ve shared of the almost-complete Darth Vader, but it took me a while to add the finishing details. I just kept putting it off and working on other projects, …

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Panda Beanie + Cowl Set: Free Knitting Pattern for Kids!

Animal beanies have been floating around the internet for a while now and for good reason; they’re so cute! My cousin recently asked if I could make a panda beanie for her son, but she wanted something a little different than the animal beanies I’d seen. She wanted the beanie to be snug-fitting and include …

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How to Crochet Hexagons + Half Hexagons with Video!

Whenever I think of modern design, I think of geometric shapes and bright colors. So of course, when I came up with the pattern for the Hudson Baby Blanket, I wanted to use different colors of hexagons and half hexagons to make a modern and easy pattern. In this post, I’ll show you how to …

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How to Make A Crochet Ball (+Pokeball Pattern)

Pokémon has been a big deal over the last few months, and it’s been a seriously addicting game. I’m sure there are some of you here that play (I sure do!) or at least know someone who plays. A little while ago, I crocheted a pokéball for myself just because I wanted one. When my …

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