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 …

How to make Crochet Color Swatches

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      I've always had a tough time choosing the right colors to crochet with. I'd usually use my intuition to guide my color choices only to be dissatisfied with the end result and unravel after a few rows. I came across this article on crochet color swatches. I had to try out the technique for …

Free Crochet Pattern: Mini Mandala

Inspired by a basket of fresh peaches, I decided to make a summery little mandala!   You can buy an ad free, printable version of this pattern for $1.99 HERE on Etsy. Materials tapestry needle 3.25 mm crochet hook cotton DK weight yarn in 5 colors (I used this yarn in the shades washed teal, peach orange, bright peach, …

Paintbox Yarns Review

  I first saw this yarn on Instagram and instantly I was fascinated by the variety of pastel color ways! I searched further to find that Paintbox Yarns offers collections of gorgeous color combinations curated by designers. After researching the company a bit more, I kind of fell in love with their clean, modern take …

Crochet giveaways – 6/24/17

A copy of The Crochet Sock Collection By Vicki Brown - Lottie & Albert To enter this giveaway, go to Lindsey Newn's youtube channel here and leave a comment about what kind of crocheted socks you'd like to make! She makes video podcasts every two weeks which detail her crochet inspirations and works in progress which are …

Crochet Fox Pattern Roundup

One of my closest friends adores foxes! I bundled up a bunch of cute fox patterns from various sources for us to crochet together. Just to be extra clear, I did not create any of these patterns. They were all developed and published by creative people whom I mention in the pattern title. Free Crochet …

Botanicals + Black

This Monday's yarns include: Cascade 220 Superwash Wool - Banana Cream Cascade Ultra Pima - Yellow Rose Cascade 128 Superwash bulky merino wool - Saphire Heather DMC Natura Just Cotton - N31 Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino - Sapphire Cascade Ultra Pima - True Black Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino - Blush   You can find more …

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 …

How to Find and Join Pinterest Group Boards

Upon starting my crochet blog, I read about the benefits of using group boards but had no idea how to access them. I had to do some research before I was able to find my way around group boards. Whether you just started a blog or you're trying to drive traffic to your Etsy store, …

Monday Colorway

  I have so much fun looking at all the gorgeous colors and textures of yarn that are out there! I can waste hours looking at beautiful things and daydreaming about color combinations. Somehow, when it comes down to picking out which colors of yarn to buy, I still struggle to pick out which ones …