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 …

Amigurumi and Toys, Babies and Kids, Blog Post

Crochet Cupcake

September and October are busy birthday celebration months for us because so many of our family members and friends have fall birthdays! We have been doing lots of celebrating lately, so I wanted to make a little something special to give to each person. These little cupcakes are a cute birthday surprise to give in addition to a card, gift, …

Blog Post, Scarves, Shawls and Cowls

V-Stitch Infinity Scarf

This is the time of year when I start to think about fall and winter coming. The leaves have started changing color here and we have already had some chilly fall days, and even a few snowflakes have dusted the ground. I am not a huge fan of the months of cold and snow ahead, but I am looking forward …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post, Seasonal Themed Patterns

Hazel the Happy Witch

As we get closer to fall and the leaves start to change color, I can’t help but start thinking about Halloween. This year, I thought it would be fun to design a few Halloween crochet items.  This cute little witch was super fun to make and I just love how she turned out.  Hazel is about 12 inches tall when …

Babies and Kids, Bags, Purses and Totes, Blog Post

Crochet Cat Purse

When big sister got her panda purse last week, little sister wanted a purse too. We are a cat loving family, so I decided to make a little kitty cat purse using the same pattern as the panda purse. She loves it and could not wait until I was finished with all of the photos to start filling it up …

Babies and Kids, Bags, Purses and Totes, Blog Post

Crochet Panda Purse

This cute little panda purse is the perfect fun accessory for a little girl to wear and put a few things inside. It is about 6 inches long and 4.5 inches wide, and even zips up! The pink zipper and strap make it look a little extra girly. You can choose to keep it all black and white, or add …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Sea Turtle Amigurumi

“HONU” THE SEA TURTLE I have always loved sea turtles, but while vacationing in Maui this summer, we were lucky enough to see quite a few while swimming in the ocean and snorkeling. This is where the inspiration for this crochet sea turtle came from! Also, I learned that the Hawaiian green sea turtle (known as “Honu”) symbolizes good luck, …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Mini Unicorn Amigurumi

This little unicorn measures about 5.5 inches tall when sitting, or about 7.5 inches when the legs are extended.  This is great size for a small cuddling or playing buddy for tiny hands and also perfect for traveling in the car or stroller. I love when crochet animals can sit on a shelf when they are not being played with …

Babies and Kids, Blog Post, Household and Home Decor

Super Easy Freezie Holders

I don’t know about you guys, but my kids (and adults in the family too) love freezies! However, whenever my kids eat a freezie, they need to wrap a napkin or paper towel around it so that their hands aren’t cold. Well, here is a great solution to the cold hand problem….FREEZIE HOLDERS! My kids love using their special holder …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Raccoon Amigurumi

This cute little rascal is the perfect size for small hands, measuring about 10 inches tall.  I made this with a friend’s daughter in mind, who loves anything to do with raccoons.  In this project, the legs, body, and head are worked up in one piece, and then the arms, ears, and the rest of the little pieces are sewn …

Blog Post, Free Pattern Roundups

7 Crochet Patterns with Zippers – Free Crochet Pattern Roundup

Recently, I made a simple crochet zipper pouch and it was so much fun and I loved the end product so much that I became a bit obsessed with them!  Below I have compiled a list of zip-up crochet bags. Each designer adds the zipper in their own unique way, but the steps are given, and the finished pouches are …

Bags, Purses and Totes, Blog Post

Crochet Zipper Pouch

These little zip-up bags/pouches were super fun to make and are very handy for storing items, including my set of Clover Amour Crochet Hooks! The first bag I made was the perfect size for storing my crochet hooks. My second bag is a little larger. My almost 4 year old daughter already has her eyes on it for a purse. …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Mini Bear Amigurumi

This adorable little teddybear measures about 5 inches tall, when sitting.  The legs add 2-3 inches when they are hanging down. I love how the legs are movable and not sewn in a seated postion. This makes this little teddy a perfect cuddling or playing buddy for little hands that also can sit on a shelf or other surface when …

Babies and Kids, Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Football Hats

I made these football hats for my best friend that is expecting twins! Her husband is very into football and is a huge Calgary Stampeders fan, so I thought it would be fun to make the hats in Stampeder colors, rather than brown and white like an actual football.  They are having a boy and a girl, so I used …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Mermaid Amigurumi

  This little mermaid measures about 9.5 inches tall and is perfect for little hands. In this pattern, the tail, body, and head are worked up together as one piece, and then the fins and arms are made separately and sewn on afterwards. This pattern is available for FREE on this website. If you’d like an ad-free pdf version, you …

Blog Post, Household and Home Decor

Easy Crochet Dishcloth

If you are looking for a quick and easy dishcloth crochet pattern, look no further! This is a great beginner project, or even a project for more experienced crocheters because it can be completed quickly between other projects. I love the texture that the variegated yarn adds to this project, but they would look great in a solid color as …

Blog Post, Scarves, Shawls and Cowls

Criss Cross Stitch Infinity Scarf

I have heard so many great things about Caron Cakes, so I thought I better buy one and give it a try for myself and see what all this rave is about! I loved the color combination in the Cake Pop Caron Cake, so I settled on that one and then went to work brainstorming ideas for a quick and …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Zebra Amigurumi

I made this stuffed zebra a few months ago. This was my first experience making a stuffed animal/crochet amigurumi, and it was super fun! All of the parts are made separately and then sewn together at the end. This pattern is by Repeat Crafter Me (link below). Here are some other angles of the zebra: The mane/fringe part on the …

Amigurumi and Toys, Blog Post

Owl Amigurumi

Meet Hoot the Owl! This adorable little owl stands almost 5 inches tall and 4.5 inches wide when finished. This pattern is worked from the bottom of the owl to the top, then the eyes, nose/beak, wings, and ears are added after. I hope you enjoy making this little guy as much as I did!  Want to save this pattern …

Blog Post, Hats, Ear Warmers and Mittens

Cute Kitty Beanie

My two little girls love kitties and anything cat related, so this inspired me to create this cute kitty hat for them! I made it in a few different color combinations and couldn’t decide which was my favorite so I took a picture of all 3! The possibilities are endless! Which colors will you choose? My daughters claimed these hats …