Doting on Stripes Tote Bag

New pattern alert! I’m excited to share that my latest pattern, the Doting on Stripes Tote Bag is now available in the Jan/Feb 2022 issue of I Like Crochet magazine. This rectangular bag is worked from the bottom up in KnitPicks/We Crochet Dishie yarn, three colors. It works up quickly and can be finished inContinue reading “Doting on Stripes Tote Bag”

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Hot Pad

new FREE pattern alert! Brighten up your table on St. Patrick’s Day with this quick and colorful Shamrock Hot Pad. My latest pattern is available below for FREE or you can purchase a nicely formatted PDF copy over at Ravelry. St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Hot Pad Materials Worsted Weight yarn: One 3 oz. skein (approximatelyContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Hot Pad”

Holiday Bows Cowl

FREE pattern alert! This FREE pattern is for a holiday-inspired cowl that is worked back and forth in rows, then joined with slip stitches through both thicknesses at the end so there’s so sewing involved. The chain-loop border is added after the joining and gives a cowl a festive ruffle trim around the edges. TwoContinue reading “Holiday Bows Cowl”

Ribbed Holiday Scarf Gets an Update

Updated pattern alert! I first released my Crochet Ribbed Holiday Scarf back in 2012 when Craftsy was still a thing. Since then, the yarn I used (Vanna’s Colors) has been discontinued, so I decided to redo the scarf with an available yarn that has a similar texture and re-release the pattern. This new yarn (KnitContinue reading “Ribbed Holiday Scarf Gets an Update”

Shades of Autumn Hot Pad

new pattern alert! It’s never too early to plan ahead for the 🍂autumn holidays 🍁 by making this pretty, double-sided crochet hot pad (or centerpiece) for your dining table. Autumn colors of green, gold, burgundy, and orange join together to form a textured top, and the double thickness construction creates a cushy surface for yourContinue reading “Shades of Autumn Hot Pad”