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Elf Amigurumi CAL – Part 1

Welcome to Part 1 of the Elf Amigurumi Crochet Along! I’m so glad that you are here joining in on this fun and festive CAL! You can choose to make Trixie or Twinkle, or both! This pattern includes instructions for both of the elves. Most of the instructions are the same, except for the skirt/tunic and hair will have two separate …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Elf Amigurumi Crochet Along (CAL)

Trixie and Twinkle are bound to get you in the holiday spirit! Choose your elf (or two!) and join in on this fun and festive crochet along! Read on for all of the details.  Each elf measures 12 inches tall when legs are extended, including the hat. The legs are sewn on separately so they can sit independently, but they …

Blog Post, Household and Home Decor, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Easy Christmas Baubles

These little Christmas baubles are a fun crochet addition to your Christmas tree or holiday décor. The best part is that they are so fast and easy, which is exactly what you need for this time of year! You can make them in classic red, green, and white or in a color combination that fits with the rest of your …

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Criss Cross Stitch Crochet Patterns

I have been working on crochet patterns featuring the criss cross stitch for the last couple of months and have shared them all here on my blog. I thought it might be handy to have all of the patterns in one place to make them easier to find. So here they all are! My series of criss cross crochet patterns …

Blog Post, Scarves, Shawls and Cowls

Criss Cross Scarf

You may know this already, but I have been addicted to the criss cross stitch lately! This week, I used my Criss Cross Stitch Infinity Scarf pattern and made a few changes to make a child-sized scarf to match the beanie and ear warmer I made for my 4 year old daughter recently. Below are the changes I made to …

Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Criss Cross Ear Warmer

This Criss Cross Ear Warmer is another addition to my criss cross stitch obsession I’ve had lately, which has turned into an entire series! It works up SUPER fast and has awesome texture. I have been loving the effect of Red Heart Super Saver Stripes lately, but I know this ear warmer looks great in any color combination, or a …

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How to Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

Now that the weather is getting cooler, I’ve been working on a lot more blankets, scarves, and ear warmers lately.  Many of these patterns start with foundation double crochet (FDC) stitches as an alternative to a starting chain and then double crocheting across the chain. You can start a project either way, but for some of these projects (especially those …

Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Criss Cross Messy Bun Beanie

I have received so much positive feedback about my Criss Cross Beanie pattern and tutorial that I thought I would also create a matching messy bun version. I love wearing messy bun hats! They are just so convenient when you want to wear a hat, but also want to wear your hear up. Plus, I also think they look extra …

Babies and Kids, Bags, Purses and Totes, Blog Post, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Crochet Jack O Lantern Trick or Treat Bag

  My girls are so excited for Halloween! I had the last minute idea to make them some quick trick or treating bags so they can so they each can have one for trick or treating on Halloween night! To make this bag, I held two strands of yarn together. This made it extra sturdy and should help it keep …

Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Criss Cross Beanie

I’ve been working on this crochet beanie for a little while! I wanted to design a bottom-up beanie and this is what I came up with! I hope you like it! The beanies pictured are made with Red Heart Super Saver Stripes yarn, but my testers had fun making them in single colors or in an Ombre style, which look …