Friday Fav 5: Flowers, Cookies, and Wine

  Remember my new column, Friday Fav 5? This is where I share five things that I love. Maybe we’ll discover that we share some common interests! 1. Maybelle Flower Square Motif I’ve been crocheting this Maybelle square over and … Continue reading

Trick Pony

Are you ready to see something cute? Are you SURE you can handle it? Ta-da! This week, I crocheted The Year of the Horse Pony by Stephanie at All About Ami. If you haven’t visited her blog before, you must. She’s … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: 6 Free Pinkie Patterns for YOU!

Happy Valentine’s Day! At one point in my past, I worked as a receptionist behind the front desk at a sleek company that only hired beautiful, attractive people (seriously…I’m not kidding). It was at this point in my life that … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: 8 FREE Valentine’s Day Amigurumi Patterns You Haven’t Seen Before

I’m continuing last week’s ColLINKtion theme, but instead of featuring romantic gifts, I’ve collected my favorite amigurumi patterns. Since amigurumi works up so quickly, you have plenty of time to make these little cuties before the 14th. Like last week, … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: 8 Free Valentine’s Day Crochet Patterns to Gift

I know it’s not quite February yet, but Valentine’s Day is everywhere. Are you in the habit of making things for your Valentine? Crochet flowers are certainly less expensive than real ones and — if you add a few squirts … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: Charlotte’s Web

“Charlotte’s Web” is the first “real” book my mother read to me. When I was 6 years old, we moved from California to Texas, which meant a three-day drive. She read the book aloud to my brother and me in … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s! I was thinking about the glitz and fancy pants pomp associated with New Years, and my mind naturally wandered to classic silver screen beauties like Audrey Hepburn. That’s how I got … Continue reading

ColLINKtion: Book Accessories

If you celebrated Christmas this past week, did you get any books? Or maybe a gift card to buy books on your Kindle, Nook, or tablet? My sweet, thoughtful husband bought me a crochet book for Christmas. When I opened … Continue reading

Night Before Christmas Reversible Neck Warmer {FREE PATTERN!}

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s the end of the year, and I’m so thankful for my little blog. To express my gratitude, I’m sharing this FREE crochet pattern that I came up with last week. It’s a reversible (double-sided) neck warmer! … Continue reading