Fall Clothes & Accessories You Can Crochet

  All summer long I look forward to wearing fall clothes. I love the cozy layers and sumptuous textures that cooler weather allows. I'm a scarf and sweater fanatic. When I first taught a friend to crochet, she was so excited that she exclaimed, "I'm going to save so much on sweaters this season!"  Crochet …

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Free Pattern: Mini Dream Catcher

  I've always wanted to make my own but the prospect of learning a new craft  seemed a little daunting. This dream catcher can be made with (mostly) basic crochet skills. I  got the idea to use a recycled plastic  base for a dream catcher after seeing an image of a crochet mandala within a …

Random Acts of Yarn: My First Foray Into Yarnbombing

yarn bomb crochet toadstools

What is yarnbombing? When I told my friends that I was working on a yarnbombing project, they had no idea what I was talking about. Yarnbombing is the warm n fuzzy, whimsical cousin of graffiti. Its urban art made with yarn instead of spray paint or chalk. These public works of art can range from …

Home Decor: 28 Free Crochet Patterns

I love how crochet is trending in home decor and fashion right now! I also love using things I already have (namely my yarn stash), to beautify my surroundings. Now that August is here and friends are moving into new apartments for the school year, I’ve been searching for crocheted home decor to create as …

Anthro Inspired Crochet DIYs

  I love the quirky, whimsical style at Anthropologie. While browsing through their website, I found a bunch of items that I could make with some yarn and a hook. I dug a little deeper and discovered free patterns that look super similar to the products in store! Home Decor   Make your own copycat …