Crochet Christmas Present Coaster Pattern

Use our free pattern to crochet this holiday coaster. This crochet pattern combines yarn and ribbon to create a fun Christmas coaster everyone loves!

I have been searching for just the right Christmas coasters to have as part of my holiday setup or something to give as a holiday gift. I checked out other patterns and liked what I saw, but nothing really jumped out at me right away. So, off I went to experiment and see what I…

Crochet Grit Stitch II Tutorial

crochet grit stitch II detail

The crochet grit stitch II is a simple stitch that gives a bit of texture and flair to a pattern without overwhelming the look of the piece. I wanted something that was a tighter stitch that would give me a warm and cozy piece without just resorting back to the single crochet again. I love…

Crochet Shawl Pattern – Red Flame Shawl

Red flame stitch crochet shawl or scarf pattern

This lovely crochet shawl pattern uses the easy to work crochet flame stitch as the basis of the pattern. I fell in love with this stitch and then found a great yarn to work with that I felt matched the idea of the flame stitch. So, I created this quick little shawl that you can…

Crochet Flame Stitch Tutorial

Crochet Flame Stitch Tutorial

As I was flipping through my copy of 500 Crochet Stitches: The Ultimate Crochet Stitch Bible, I ran across this beautiful crochet Flame Stitch. It was different than a typical shell stitch or cluster, so I decided to give it a try. I started small and then fell in love and went on to create…

Easy DIY Bookmark with Yarn Pom Pom

book with bookmark and yarn pom pom

Looking for a quick yarn gift that you can make and keep on hand to give as a gift? This easy DIY bookmark is a great option! Your kids can help and you have a ton of options to customize this project. This is a laminated bookmark with a yarn pom pom. This yarn pom…

Crochet Reusable Shopping Bag Pattern

Crochet reusable shopping bag

I hate plastic bags from the grocery store or other retail shops! I try my best to recycle and reuse, but they still drive me crazy. I have started carrying a bigger purse and if I make a small purchase, I just stuff it in there rather than take another bag. Then I started losing…

Etsy Crochet Shop Roundup

Etsy Crochet Shop Roundup

There are SO many talented crochet designers and makers on Etsy! Seriously, if you haven’t checked there for patterns or handmade items, you need to head there now. With all that talent thought, it is hard to narrow things down. So, we reached out to some fellow designers and asked if they would like to…

Crochet Teacher Gifts – 3 Quick and Easy Patterns

crochet teacher gifts

Have you been looking for a way to crochet teacher gifts instead of just grabbing something that you aren’t sure they would like? Do you love to add a handmade touch to your gifts to make teachers feel appreciated and loved? Have these quick and easy gifts on hand to give along with that gift…