I've featured this pattern a couple of times in my "what I'm working on" posts, but it's finally done and I'm so happy with it! And "it" is the Comfortable Napa Belted Jacket, and I love it SO much. I did mine in Caron Simply Soft, and in colours that suit me FAR better than… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: Belted Napa Cardigan
I wanted to make a little gift for my Kathleen, because she's amazing and deserves little gifts and making things for her makes me happy, and so I sought out something semi-practical but meaningful to her, and lo and behold! I found this pattern: Owl Bean Owls have symbolic meaning for her (she's all about… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: Super cute little owl!
Guys, it's officially March now and despite the snow falling outside my window I am all about the flowers, the birds' eggs, the tiny leaves, I am ALL ABOUT SPRING! In the spirit of some proper spring fever, today's pattern of the week is a quick, easy way to bring a little spring into your… Continue reading Pattern of the week: quick sweet little spring flower
The pattern I'm featuring this week is Simply Notable's Crocheted Juggling Balls. I have a soft-spot for old-timey things, so I was over the moon when I came across this pattern for good old fashioned juggling balls. The pattern is a couple years old now, but they're easy and fast to make, fun to play… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: Old Fashioned Juggling Balls!
Despite my general Valentine's grinchery, it occurred to me that a couple of days before Valentine's, quick little heart-appliques might be a much-needed (or at least much-appreciated) pattern, and so, here are two! I worked through about a dozen heart patterns with my basket of scrap yarn, with the full intention of picking my favourite… Continue reading Pattern of the week: cute applique hearts!
I have to admit, I'm not a tremendous fan of Valentine's day, though I realize I'm in the minority there. What I AM a tremendous fan of, however, is flowers! I love flowers: big ones, little ones, brightly coloured ones, pale translucent ones; flowers that climb and flowers that float gently on a pond, flowers… Continue reading Pattern of the week: a blooming rose
This week's pattern that I can't recommend enough is also a former "what I'm working on this week" pattern, and I've just finished it and I'm thrilled to bits. It's Brittany's Textured Crochet Rug by Cream of the Crop Crochet, and I adore it. My version is done in cotton (Bernat Handicrafter - Sonoma… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: Textured Crochet Rug by Cream of the Crop Crochet