Alysha here with another round up! We're well into the summer and it is HOT here in North Carolina! Yarn and heat don't really mesh well in my brain so I thought bringing some adorable amigurumi sea critters into the mix was the perfect idea for a blog post in July. I've gathered 14 ocean-themed… Continue reading Fun In The Sun: Ocean Critter Amigurumi Round-Up
Alysha here with another blog post that's for anyone wanting to start out with knitting and crocheting. The craft world is a vast place and that can get a little intimidating both for you and your wallet. If you're anything like me, you see a thing you like whether it be a show or hobby,… Continue reading Getting Started with Knitting and Crocheting: Building Your Yarn Stash and Tools
Alysha here again, social media manager and occasional blog post writer for Hooked For Life. June is almost over and it's another Friday so that means another Round-Up post! If you've been following along from the beginning, you know that June's theme is wacky national holidays. If this is your first time seeing June's Round-Up… Continue reading Last Round-Up of June: 5 Adorable Crochet Patterns for Your Dog!
Alysha here again and it's another week so I've got another roundup for y'all! If you've been following along from last week, June's theme for roundup posts has been wacky lesser-known national holidays. Last week we gathered a bunch of free and paid crochet patterns for National Make Life Beautiful Day which you can read… Continue reading Another Week, Another Round-Up! June 18th is National Wear Blue Day!
This easy little dress crocheted in soft cotton is crafted to be a special occasion spring dress, but feels as comfortable as everyday playwear. Its soft pink color is easy to match and the band of hearts around the waist adds the perfect, final sweet touch. (C) 2020 I Like Crochet Originally published in the… Continue reading Heart to Heart Toddler Dress
I called this the Ornamental Shawlette because not only will it ornament your lovely body, but for some reason when I look at the stitch pattern it reminds me of Christmas ornaments hanging from the tree. The yarn even has a little glitter/tinsel to it!The directions call for a rectangle shape when finished to keep… Continue reading Ornamental Shawlette to Crochet
This is my second time participating in CAL Central’s Annual Softie CAL, and this time I made a Chonky Mushroom! It is weighted with Poly Pellets so it can stand on its own, and stuffed with Poly Fil so it’s squishy and soft. There may be affiliate links in this post. Materials provided by both… Continue reading Chonky Mushroom Softie
If you follow me on TikTok (@emmbeetee) you may have seen a clip of my latest visit to The Scrap Exchange in Durham, NC. It is a wonderful place and you never know what you might find there, My favorite treasure from this last trip is a pair of Needlework magazines - May and August… Continue reading 1924 Baby Blanket – Part One
This is my 2021 square for the Moogly 2021 CAL. For more information or to see Tamara’s version of Ternion (she did a different color layout which gives it a whole new look!) click here – MooglyBlog.com This post may contain affiliate links. Yarn provided free of charge by Yarnspirations. Also READ THE NOTE Y’ALL… Continue reading Ternion Square
This bed runner is very quick to make up in Super Bulky yarn, and since it is crocheted from short side to short side it's easily adjusted in length to suit the size of your mattress. The stitch pattern makes staggered diamond shapes by alternating triangles of mesh with triangles of double crochet. Using a… Continue reading Trilateral Mesh Bed Runner