Can I substitute yarn, is a question we all ask ourselves. And I wanted to offer some insight via a new crochet project. Story Time You may have realized it by now, but one of my greatest crochet joys is making garments. I absolutely love creating my wardrobe, and sometimes my husbands, stitch by stitch. … Continue reading Can I substitute yarn?
Let’s go over the changes I made to the hot water bottle cozy from the Romantic Crochet Book. The Book: Two posts back I posted my first book review in well over a year. Of course, it had to be on the Romantic Crochet Book by Emma Escott. Not only have I crocheted 3 patterns … Continue reading Hot water bottle Cozy / Romantic Crochet
Yarn matters, and yes the pun is intended. A post about how the yarn you choose affects a given pattern. Do I have to use the yarn a pattern calls for? This is a bit of a loaded question. Like many of you, I buy or design a pattern and think, what yarn do I … Continue reading Yarn Matters
This post, understanding crochet socks is meant to guide you through your crochet sock making journey. Crochet socks are really fun to make, don't be intimidated! Up until 3 years ago I was not aware that you could hand make socks. They were just an item of clothing that you purchased to use with sneakers … Continue reading Understanding crochet socks
Vintage Waves Socks remade. Read about the changes that you may have to do when changing the yarn for a sock project. I hope your crafting week has been prolific and relaxing, mine has been very busy, I've been fighting off start-itis (the need to cast on all the projects that have caught your fancy). … Continue reading Socks Remade
To everybody who is still following this blog after the long wait and to all the new readers that have started following my blog, hello and welcome to my corner of the internet. It's hard to believe that we are already approaching the end of January 2020. As is tradition, with the beginning of the … Continue reading Why do you Crochet?
Have you lost your crochet muse? In this post I share 5 things I do to entice my crochet muse. *disclaimer - this is not meant to be a health article, the ideas I share with you are what have worked for me. For the past two weeks, I've been feeling so bogged down and … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get your Crochet Muse Back!
Now, I know some of you are probably thinking, she is going to talk about acrylic yarns, or this sounds hard, I mean there are so many beautiful, colorful yarns that just speak to our crafty souls, how can we not give them a loving home? Well, number one, while I like using acrylic yarns … Continue reading How to crochet on a budget
Hello fellow crafters! This week I want to chat a bit with you about knitting socks and some tips for how I knit my socks. Saludos a tod@s, esta semana les quiero hablar de tejer media y como yo las tejo. If you have read my blog before or if you watch my podcast you … Continue reading Crocheters and Knitting Socks
Hello Friends, I don't know about you, but I am finding it a bit incredible that we are already into October proper. Pumpkin season, the best season in my opinion, is in full swing and I couldn't be happier. Actually, I lie, I would be happier if we actually had fall weather in Florida. Seriously, … Continue reading Socktober 2018