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…

Crochet Cowl Pattern – Solid Shell Stitch

solid shell stitch cowl pattern

This beautiful crochet cowl pattern all started with the yarn! Have you ever picked out some yarn and then searched for the perfect pattern? I visited a local yarn shop, The Yarn Cloud, and found this beautiful and super-soft yarn from Sublime Yarns. My kids and I couldn’t keep our hands off of it and…

Tunisian Crochet Ribbed Stitch Dishcloth

Tunisian Crochet Ribbed Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

Welcome to the third of our Ribbed Dishcloth Series! We featured a Crochet ribbed dishcloth and before that, it was a Knit ribbed dishcloth. This week we are continuing the series with our  Tunisian Crochet Ribbed Stitch Dishcloth. Tunisian Crochet is a combination of knitting and regular crochet and many of the stitches resemble those…

Yarn Trip! The Tail Spinner – Richlands, NC

Tail Spinner Yarn Store Richlands North Carolina

Last August, my family and I traveled to North Carolina to stay for a week at Topsail Island. We love it there and this time, we went a day early so we could check out Wilmington too. Of course, I stopped by The Noble Thread, one of the super cute yarn shops in Wilmington. We…

Crochet Ribbed Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

crochet ribbed stitch dishcloth pattern

In this post, we featured a ribbed knit dishcloth as the first dishcloth in our Ribbed Dishcloth Series. This ribbed look was achieved with a combination of two knit stitches and two purl stitches. This week we are continuing the series in crochet. In keeping with the ribbed look, we’ve chosen a crochet ribbed stitch…