Welcome to my tutorial for the crunchy stitch! We've had a couple of weeks of two-row stitch patterns, so I thought we could go back to basics this week and do a simple two-stitch repeated pattern. To do this stitch, you'll need to know how to do a slip stitch and a half-double crochet, and… Continue reading How to do the Crunchy Stitch!
Hey friends! I've decided since it's my blog and I'm a brat, I get to talk about whatever I want, and Fridays seem as good a day as any to do that (I'm using a regular day so that if you're the sort who really wants to hear my innermost thoughts, you know when to… Continue reading Introducing Maddy Talks (About Whatever She Wants On Fridays)
Hey Friends! I love the star stitch. It's easier than it looks (once you get the hang of what-goes-where). I also DEFINITELY can't explain it better than the tutorial I learned it from, so consider this a bonus tutorial that I had nothing to do with 🙂 The World's Best, Most Clear, Star Stitch Tutorial.… Continue reading PSA: the best star stitch tutorial out there, which is not mine.
My current mini-project is something I wish I had thought of myself: water bottle holders, to just sling over your shoulder on your way out the door, rather than juggling keys, a handful of other stuff, trying to give the dog a treat, corral my son, AND get my butt out the door while trying… Continue reading What I’m working on: water bottle holders for the whole family!
Happy second week of April, everyone! Should you find yourself with a need to make a quick, cute little spring/Easter toy for the little ones in your life, or even the not-so-little ones in your life, this week's pattern will be perfect for you: the Crochet Easter Egg Bunny by 365 Crochet! I did my… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: super adorable egg bunny!
Hi Friends! Welcome to my tutorial for The Primrose Stitch. This one is another of those two-row stitches, where the stitches on the upper row complete the stitches on the row under it. As such, you'll want to end your piece on the second row of the two to have an even, complete ending to… Continue reading How to Crochet: The Primrose Stitch
This pattern was featured as the pattern of the week awhile back when I made my own sweater/dress from it, and you know what? It's still an amazing pattern that I adore. This time, the sweater/dress goes to the lovely Kathleen, and I'm adding to it all the things I didn't add to my own. Hers… Continue reading What I’m working on: a gorgeous sweater/dress for my gorgeous girl!