Thursday, June 15, 2017

Free Sea Life Crochet Patterns

Since June is "Aquarium Month" I have fished up these free online patterns. Just click the photo to be redirected to the free pattern.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Learn to Increase and Decrease with the Linked Double Crochet (Ldc)

This post will demonstrate the linked double crochet increase (Ldc inc) and the linked double crochet decrease (Ldc dec). If you want to learn the basic linked double crochet (Ldc) check out my post on how to crochet the linked double crochet.

Linked double crochet increase:

How to Crochet the Linked Double Crochet (Ldc)

The linked double crochet (Ldc) is a great variation of the double crochet stitch which is exactly how it's name implies. This stitch "links" the double crochets giving the project a more solid look.

Reader Challenge: Using any pattern that uses mainly the basic double crochet, Replace the double crochet stitches with linked double crochet - just make sure to check your gauge and adjust your hook or yarn weight accordingly. And don't worry if the pattern has increase / decreases in it, my next post demonstrates those.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Top 10 Reasons I Love to Crochet...Reason #4

Creating Lots of Gifts!

What better way to add a personal touch for any special person in your life than giving them a great hand-crocheted gift. 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Free Hair Accessory Patterns

Since April 30 is "Hairstyle Appreciation Day" I thought I'd honor that by posting free hair accessory patterns to help add some fun to any hairstyle. Just click on the photo to be redirected to the free pattern.

Saturday, April 1, 2017