This is an adorable baby orangutan that took just a couple of days to crochet. The hardest part was finding orange eyelash yarn. I finally found some glitter yarn at Hobby Lobby that worked well.
These crocheted reindeer antlers are a great pattern and came out a perfect fit on the first try without needing to make adjustments. The sweater is my the basic dog sweater pattern I often use. After a few days of practice, they were happy to wear the antlers . . . well, they were willingContinue reading “Reindeer Antlers”
I’ve made dozens of dog sweaters. I often offer a custom-made dog sweater as a charity auction donation, which is a unique item that a lot of people seem to enjoy. This is my favorite go to pattern, which is easy to make-to-fit by trying it on the dog as you go. It also crochetsContinue reading “Crochet Dog Sweater”
This cute star ornament comes together quickly and can be made by advanced beginning crocheters. Made with worsted weight yarn, it’s an interested pattern to make that also looks great on the Christmas tree.
I love this broomstick lace scarf, and often make it for presents. It takes just one skein of yarn; my favorite to use is the Redheart Unforgettable Yarn. This is more of an intermediate pattern, but the tutorial video is easy to follow. Broomstick lace was historically made around the handle of a broomstick, althoughContinue reading “Broomstick Lace Scarf”
The Mollie Infinity Scarf is very beautiful and great to crochet as a present. It’s easy to make, simple enough for a beginner, and looks quite lovely when it’s finished. Be sure to test your gauge to make sure the fabric will be flowy the way you want when it’s finished; it can feel aContinue reading “Mollie Infinity Scarf”
Made with Lion’s Brand yarn, this Mitered Afghan is soft and warm. It’s also very easy to make, even for a beginner. It’s made in individual blocks that are then stitched together. It’s not fast to make, but if you’re looking to tackle a bigger project over the winter, this one is worth considering.
This messy bun hat is fun to crochet, and the puff stitch makes it interesting. Crocheted with bulky yarn, it comes together very quickly.
This is one of my all time favorite patterns. Andy’s Button Scarf is very easy to crochet, even for beginners, yet it doesn’t look like a beginner project. I often make these for presents. It’s also a pattern that works in both single color or variegated yarn. It takes one skein of yarn. I madeContinue reading “Andy’s Button Scarf”
This is a simple crochet project that’s great for beginners. Made with worsted weight yarn and a size H crochet hook, it comes together quickly and looks cute.