Category Archives: crochet

Buttons!!

I have seen many of the crocheted flower buttons, so for the fall season I decided to do something a little different. Now how is that for button art?  Let me know what you have been crocheting with buttons!

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Minion Invasion

Having grand nephews & nieces are the next best thing to grand-kids.  I don’t get called on often to babysit and my sister, Nanny, wouldn’t let me anyway.  So when Nan took them to see Despicable Me 2 it was … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Hat

My friend asked me to crochet a cowgirl hat for her for a present.  I started looking for a pattern and couldn’t find any that I thought would work.  So I thought I would work up one of my own. … Continue reading

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Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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Christmas special!!

These hats were so popular at the Artlandia Christmas show that I ran out of them so I am offering a Christmas special to all those who have inquired.  If you order your hat before December 8th, 2012, the price … Continue reading

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T-shirt To Yarn To Rug

I take recycling very serious (almost too serious my family sometimes says) but when I had these shirts that I couldn’t use as rags, the plan to re-use took shape.  Honestly, I remember my mom doing the same thing with old … Continue reading

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SHS Spartan Fleece Blanket

This is a picture of the blanket I made for the SHS Alumni reunion.  It is a handcrafted, deluxe fleece blanket in orange with a black edging measuring approximately 50″ X 70″. I am taking orders for anyone interested.  The cost for these … Continue reading

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Materials & Gauge Matter

A designer considers a lot of factors when creating a new project. Yarn weight and gauge make a huge difference to the end product. So whenever I hear someone say that gauge doesn’t really matter when constructing a project or … Continue reading

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Quick Tip

Sometimes I find it hard to follow a pattern as it is written in; especially when it involves * and ** and go back and do from * to * 2 times.  Space constraints are to blame I suppose and … Continue reading

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Earth Day – the day after!

Here it is the day after Earth day and it is 39 degrees with snow in the mountains!  Just goes to show Who is really in charge.  The peas in the garden have been covered as well as the potatoes so … Continue reading

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