How to Grow a Felted Flower Garden

Good Day, All! This has been a fabulous day. The sun is shining. The breeze is lightly blowing. And that got me a tad excited for flowers. So while I’m waiting for those heavenly creations to peek through the ground, I thought I would work up some colorful... read more

How to Add a Liner to Your Crocheted Bags

I love crocheted bags. I love lined crocheted bags even more! In addition to providing structure, a lining gives your bag a finished, professional look. It will also lengthen the life of your bag by alleviating wear and tear caused by the contents. So many people seem... read more

[Free Pattern] Snuggle Bug Cocoon

A couple months ago I received a custom order request from a photographer for a very plush cocoon.  I headed to Jo-Ann’s (one of my favorite craft stores) to check out the gigantic yarn section. When I came across Bernat’s Softee Chunky Yarn I knew it... read more

How to Crochet Standing Double Crochet Stitch

Have you ever come across a pattern that instructs you to begin with a Standing Double Crochet Stitch, or to “Join with a Double Crochet”? These two terms mean the same exact thing and are used interchangeably. Once you try this technique, you’ll... read more