Social Media Hotpads and Coasters: Facebook

One of the great things about crafting characters from literature is that everyone immediately recognizes them and connects with them. Well, what’s more recognizable than these lovely logos? Even though they have nothing to do with books, I’m paying homage … Continue reading

Free Wizard of Oz Cowardly Lion Crochet Pattern

All hail the King of Beasts! The Cowardly Lion is the cutest and cuddliest of Dorothy’s paradoxical companions who accompany her to the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz. The Cowardly Lion has an anxiety complex, and he’s totally … Continue reading

Free Eggs & Bacon Potholder Crochet Pattern

Laugh it up in the kitchen with this Eggs & Bacon potholder. I’m a pretty patchy cook, so working in the kitchen isn’t something that I have a burning passion to do. So, if I can geekify my kitchen linens, … Continue reading

Free Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch Crochet Pattern

“HEEEE hee hee hee hee! I’ll get you my pretty!” If any of the characters from The Wizard of Oz has achieved near rock star status, it’s the Wicked Witch of the West. Even though she’s thoroughly wicked in Baum’s … Continue reading

Free Alice in Wonderland Crochet Doll Pattern

I’m thrilled to be sharing my first storybook doll pattern, Alice in Wonderland. I’m so pleased with how this free crochet pattern turned out. If ever a classic children’s book got done, redone, and overdone by illustrators, moviemakers, and TV … Continue reading

Free Wizard of Oz Glinda Crochet Pattern

“Are you a good witch or a bad witch?” Glinda the Good Witch of the South redefined the word “witch” when Frank L. Baum gave her reign over Quaddling Country in The Wizard of Oz — even if she was … Continue reading

Free Apple Pie Potholder Pattern

Apple pie is the poster child for down home American baking, so the next time you stoke the oven for a pie or some cookies, use this apple pie potholder to keep your countertops safe. By using different colors for … Continue reading

RSS Potholder Pattern

Today, we’ll learn the RSS potholder pattern. There’s just something geek-tastic about the RSS icon. Even though there’s no official social media site associated with RSS, it’s ubiquitous and immediately recognizable. I especially like the triangle edging on this one. … Continue reading

Free Wizard of Oz Tin Man Crochet Pattern

Did you know that the Tin Woodman from The Wizard of Oz has a real name? It’s Nick Chopper, a logger from the Land of Oz who was unfortunate enough to get on the bad side of the Wicked Witch … Continue reading

Social Media Coasters Crochet Pattern

Here’s the crochet pattern for the cute little coasters that go with each of the social media potholders. Crochet a gift set for your IT director, social media marketing manager, or iPhone-crazed teenager. Paired with the matching hot pads, it’s … Continue reading