free crochet pattern for a witch hat

As promised, I’m back today with a new free pattern. Just in time for Halloween, you can DIY your own witch hat. This one is very simple and works up quickly in a nice worsted weight yarn. It’s a versatile piece, able to be worn in a dozen[…]

I had a skein of Red Heart Peacock ombre yarn left over from another project, so I decided to do something with it. I had a little time to kill and a G hook on the table…and…well, this is the result. It’s a very simple pattern and makes[…]

There was a long period of time during which all my friends were having babies. Since I love to crochet, I decided that they would all receive a nice baby afghan from me, the future Auntie Trish. I first made this afghan in blue, for a friend at[…]

Sunny Daze Shawl

I’ve always loved bright, happy colors, so when I set out to design this shawl, I chose the happiest color I could imagine: the color of the sun. It is worked in four gradient shades of yellow and in two simple stitches: Double crochet and V-stitch. This shawl[…]

As you might have noticed, the site looks a little different. I figured it was time for a change. I mean, why not? Everything changes and with my last baby bird leaving the nest, I thought it was time for me to change a bit, too. The site[…]

Giant crochet doily rug

You’ve all seen the pictures on Pinterest for that giant doily rug.  I repinned it myself.  It’s just gorgeous and it led me to search for others of its kind.  Sadly, there are many out there, but no one has bothered to offer up tutorials or patterns.  Two[…]