Crochet, Knitting

Encompass Cowl – Knit with Crochet Bobbles!

I love the look of bobbles in some knit accessories but find the process of knitting them tedious - back and forth, back and forth, on a teeny number of stitches every time you want one. Of course you could learn to knit backwards (yes that is a thing and yes it can help) but… Continue reading Encompass Cowl – Knit with Crochet Bobbles!

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Aslope Hat and Cowl Set

The perfect transitional hat and cowl for between the seasons, this lovely, lacy set provides just enough warmth with plenty of visual interest. Knit it in a silk blend as shown in the photo, or some soft cotton blend to add to its delicate appearance. You can get both projects out of under 300 yards… Continue reading Aslope Hat and Cowl Set

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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

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Aslant Cowl – CGOA International Crochet Month Designer Spotlight

One of the things I love about March (in addition to St. Patrick's Day, with which I have always had a love/hate relationship as the mother of an Irish dancer) is that it's National Crochet Month. Marie at Underground Crafter has done her usual amazing job organizing 31 CGOA member designers for the month -… Continue reading Aslant Cowl – CGOA International Crochet Month Designer Spotlight

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3-D Cowl, Finishing Touches KAL 2019

I swear if it wasn't for KALs/CALs/SALs I would never get anything done! But I am very excited to show you my new knit pattern for the Finishing Touches KAL - #KALCorner on Facebook and Ravelry. This post may contain affiliate links I have high hopes that this pattern will get a lot of love… Continue reading 3-D Cowl, Finishing Touches KAL 2019

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Concentric Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

This is another one of the patterns that I showed on Hochanda tv last year, now available to all! Concentric is a free crochet pattern based on using luscious luscious yarn, and a join-as-you-go granny square technique. This post may contain affiliate links. Now when I had this on Hochanda, we had a yarn pack… Continue reading Concentric Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

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Foldover Cowl – Holiday Stashdown CAL

I am always happy to participate in CALs - I am such an inconsistent blogger and having a CAL deadline means I get my act together and get some patterns posted! I present to you the Foldover Cowl, which is simple to stitch with two skeins of Paintbox Wool Mix Aran, available exclusively through Love… Continue reading Foldover Cowl – Holiday Stashdown CAL

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Trio Knit Cowl in Mountain Meadow Wool

I love this wool! Love the natural colors, love that it has a just a little sheepy goodness in it so it's rustic looking but not crunchy and uncomfortable to wear. It was a joy to knit. I want to make a hat to go with it soon! Free pattern below - Want to add… Continue reading Trio Knit Cowl in Mountain Meadow Wool