Roll Brim Tunisian Toque

This is a super simple-to-stitch hat, using the beginner Tunisian crochet techniques of Tunisian Simple Stitch in one- and two-colors, and Tunisian Knit Stitch. It’s crocheted flat, then sewn up along one seam, and is a great use of partial skeins of worsted weight yarn you might have in your stash. It also makes great… Continue reading Roll Brim Tunisian Toque

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Stash Busting Crochet Christmas Ornaments

We all have scraps of yarn that are too large to throw out, but too small to do much with. So for my entry into the 2020 Holiday Stashdown CAL from our friends at CAL Central, I made this trio of ornaments using small amounts of Bulky, Worsted, and Fingering weight yarns. They are super… Continue reading Stash Busting Crochet Christmas Ornaments


Simple to Crochet Halloween Wreath

Get your hooks and yarn out and get ready to make this spooooooooky, swirly wreath for you wall or door! There may be affiliate links in this post. Foam wreath supplied free of charge by Floracraft. Otherwise this post is not sponsored. This post is part of the CAL Central 2020 Halloween CAL! There are… Continue reading Simple to Crochet Halloween Wreath

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Two-Faced Scrubbie

I love doing CALS with my friends at CAL Central! This is my entry in the 2020 Scrubbie CAL, the Two-Faced Scrubbie. Materials: Approximately 2 oz/90 yds worsted weight yarn (CYCA 4, Medium) in two colors. Model shown in Re-Up from Lion Brand Yarns, 1 skein each Raspberry (MC) and Cotton Candy (CC). Crochet hook… Continue reading Two-Faced Scrubbie


Roy the Softie Rotary Cutter

Honestly I don’t know what possessed me! Perhaps it was the many long hours I have spent in the last few weeks sewing face masks, which certainly meant I was spending a lot of quality time with my rotary cutter. But when I was gently reminded it was my time to participate in the CAL… Continue reading Roy the Softie Rotary Cutter


Waves and Stripes Square

This square is part of the 2020 MooglyCal - I love participating in this! This block is called Waves and Stripes - the center wave section has some interesting textures from the crossed double crochet stitches, and the outer striped section is worked around the wave section once it’s complete. I used three colors of… Continue reading Waves and Stripes Square


Sweetheart Headband to Crochet

When I designed the Heart to Heart Toddler Dress for I Like Crochet, I got a little carried away and made a sweet little headband to match. They didn’t have room for it but I DO so here it is! Materials: Universal Yarn Cotton Supreme DK (100% cotton; 231 yards /211 meters; 100 g) Color… Continue reading Sweetheart Headband to Crochet


Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL

This post is part of a fun CAL in which participating designers give you a pattern in which you can make a 6" or a 12" square. Mine is the Trifolium Square, so named because I think the center looks a tiny bit like a clover! Made from the center out in three colors of… Continue reading Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL


For Eddy

As part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge I have designed this bright yellow hat For Eddy. My father Ed passed away after a long and well-lived life, of bladder cancer. Because of this I chose a bright yellow yarn because yellow is the color of support for bladder cancer. This post may contain affiliate links.… Continue reading For Eddy