Pom poms add character to almost any hat, but yarn pom poms aren’t the only way to give your crochet item a little added flare. Yes, you can buy nifty Pom Pom Makers for yarn, but fur pom poms are all the rage right now! Fur Pom Poms can be bought, but for a crafty person,
In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have balls of leftover scrap yarn. But most of us don’t get lucky enough ending a project at the very end of a skein. If you’re like me, you have a mountain of little scrap balls. These scraps normally don’t have enough yardage to make larger projects but have
It took me a while to get over my fear of blocking, to actually take that first step and try it. Now I laugh at my procrastination. I’m not sure why I had this thought that blocking would be a horrid, despised task to complete a crocheted project. (I mean really, what could be worse
Yes, I’ve finally decided to do a ‘Round Up’ type post. It’s been on my ‘to do’ list for a few months now and what better way to start crochet round ups than round up what crocheters need? This list started small…. and then grew, and grew… and grew some more! I’m not going to
Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post for yarn swatches when I co-hosted a crafting site, Kiki Love Creations, with a dear friend of mine. Since then, we’ve split our blogs to help our own businesses but still are the best of friends! With that blog being a multitude of crafts, I wanted to
I love my cotton crocheted garments for summer and I love being able to wear something I made out in public! Unfortunately, after time these garments can show wear and tear. Even with hand washing and air drying with the utmost care, these garments can get out of shape. My most common shaping problem is
Another Tip Tuesday is here and this is something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE broomstick lace! It’s a very unique, elegant stitch. But best of all, its easier than it looks! I have a few patterns using a slightly altered version of the Broomstick Lace stitch.
It’s that time of the week again! It’s Tip Tuesday!! Earlier I asked on my Facebook page what tip you thought I would use with this basket. A crocheter might think of it as a yarn holder… drawing the strands through the holes to keep the yarn from moving around. Yes, that’s a great tip!