Navy Blue

Navy Blue

image source I'm thinking about painting an accent wall Navy Blue. I have a lot of browns in my home, no white trim but I think still think my home could rock the navy! image source   image source or maybe I should paint the kitchen blue! I do want white counter tops. image source image source Follow my blog with BloglovinRead more …
BUNTING BLANKET

BUNTING BLANKET

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Free pattern from me to you! I hope you'll enjoy!! MATERIALS L hook Worsted weight yarn Stitch Markers x4 Yarn Needle Scissors GAUGE: not important YARN NOTES: I used two skeins of Caron 1 lb for the blanket and the seven bunting colors are Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice. MC – Caron 1lb. in Lace CC1 – Vanna’s Choice in Eggplant CC2 – Vanna’s Choice in Pink CC3 – Vanna’s Choice in Raspberry CC4 – Vanna’s Choice in Radiant Lime CC5 – Vanna’s Choice in Kelly Green CC6 –…Read more …
Nature’s Best Hat

Nature’s Best Hat

This is the newest design. I started out by making the hat (this slideshow works best when you hit the next button really fast) I loved the hat's shape but it need something else. It got a leaf : ) I've tried working a leaf in rows before and I could never quite get it to work. It worked this time and I really like it! What do you think? You can find this pattern on etsy or ravelry. It comes in sizes newborn to adult and uses an L hook for the…Read more …
CLEAN EDGE DISHCLOTH

CLEAN EDGE DISHCLOTH

You can read and see more about the clean edge here.  DISHCLOTH Materials: K hook Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn Needle Scissors Yarn Notes: I used an assortment of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, Lion Brand Cotton and Sugar and Cream. All of these Worsted weight cottons work great together. I used one neutral color (I would suggest using a gray, beige, or a cream) and one brighter contrasting color. Pattern Notes: Do NOT count your turning chain as a stitch for this pattern. Special Stitch: Tiny Cluster (just a double crochet decrease worked into one…Read more …
Double Crochet Hack

Double Crochet Hack

This is a way to clean up the edges of our double crochet squares (or rectangles). I was familiar with two ways to turn my work when working double crochet rows. You either count your beginning ch as a stitch or you don't. Here is a picture of my edge when NOT counting my beginning ch as a stitch: The edge is bumpy and blah. Here is a pic of when I count my turning ch as a stitch: You get those pesky little spaces, and who of us likes to work a…Read more …
Crochet Easter Basket Pattern

Crochet Easter Basket Pattern

I designed this pattern last Easter and the baskets are still awesome! If you'd like to make your own, you can purchase this pattern on Ravelry or Etsy. The pattern comes with two different size (and shaped) baskets. One small round basket and one larger oval basket. Both baskets are on the small side but they are the perfect size for hiding around the house and you won't believe how fast these work up (quick projects are awesome). Pattern also includes notes on how to easily make the baskets larger if you'd like.…Read more …
Easy Stool Covers – Free Crochet Pattern

Easy Stool Covers – Free Crochet Pattern

I love these! They are so easy to make and they don't come off! I have four kids hopping on and off these and they haven't budged. They are made pretty tight and it does take some work to stretch them over the stool but over time the yarn stretches out and they are perfect! MATERIALS I hook Heavy Worsted Weight Yarn Yarn needle Stitch Marker Scissors GAUGE: 6 dcs and 4 rows = 2” square YARN NOTES I used a Caron 1lb skein for my main color and a scarp worsteds for…Read more …
Tessa Hat – New Crochet Pattern

Tessa Hat – New Crochet Pattern

Hey Hey! It's always an especially good day when  I get to release a new pattern. This pattern was designed for Design Wars 5. Voting is still going on until November 23rd, 2013, so be sure to get your votes in for your favorite DW5 designs! Vote here This pattern comes in 4 sizes: Baby, lg. Baby/Toddler, Child/Teen, and Adult. Basic Needs for this pattern are I hook and Worsted weight yarn. The pattern is written up for the fitted hat but there are notes for how to easily make the square hat.…Read more …
JUTE SOLES! They are finally here…

JUTE SOLES! They are finally here…

Are your slippers feeling outdoorsy? I'm so excited because i've had this on my pattern to-do list for years!! and it's finally done. This pattern comes in 14 sizes, from Baby/Toddler size 5 all the way up to Men size 14. This pattern doesn't come with a slipper pattern, it's just the soles made with jute that you can add to your crocheted/knitted slippers or even thick slipper socks. In this video, my 1 year old daughter is wearing her Little Oma Slippers with their new jute soles.  : )  The adult pair…Read more …
Pancakes and Toppings

Pancakes and Toppings

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! If I ever miss breakfast, you can be sure that it was not an idea of mine...and if I haven't eaten my breakfast within an hour of waking, I'm probably sick. : ) I make pancakes a lot and try my very best to add some nutrition to them. Topping #1 - Fruit I really like to heat up frozen blueberries for a yummy topping. Sliced bananas and strawberries is my second favorite. Topping #2 - Chia gel syrup I've been adding Chia gel to…Read more …