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How to Cluster Stitch

How to Cluster Stitch

Directions: Yarn over and insert hook into stitch. Then pull the yarn till it’s about the same height as the stitch before (approximately 2 chains high). 2. Yarn over and out through the first loop only. 3. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops. There should be 2 loops left of the hook. 4. Repeat steps … Continue reading

Pompom Garland

Pompom Garland

Pompoms are wonderful! They are cute and fluffy. They add a little something to that plain hat or scarf. They are super easy to make and you don’t even need to know how to crochet! This pompom garland is quick to make and the materials are pretty cheap. It would be prefect to hang in … Continue reading

How to make Pompoms

How to make Pompoms

Great news everyone! Pompoms are super cute and super easy to make, you don’t even need to know how to crochet or knit! I’m adding this guide to instruct how to make pompoms for hats, scarfs, blankets, and this lovely pompom garland. Pompoms are fairly simple, you will need: yarn, scissors, and card board. When … Continue reading

Cat Butt Coasters

Cat Butt Coasters

I was asked to make a “retro” crochet gift for a moving away party. As I was thinking about what would be a nice, practical gift I remember seeing these cute cat coasters. They looked pretty simple to make as no pattern was included. I’m not sure you can classify them as retro, but who doesn’t … Continue reading

Art Deco Crochet Purse Review

Art Deco Crochet Purse Review

I am a goals person. The only way I get things done is if I make a to-do list. Like most folks in my family, I start too many projects and never finish half of them. Lists help keep me inline. This purse made my to-list this week yet, it actually got finished very quickly! … Continue reading

Color Block Knit Scarf

Color Block Knit Scarf

Color blocking seems to be everywhere these days. I love adding a splash of color to make an outfit pop! It’s even better when the color pop is already in your clothes.  I thought I could incorporate color blocking into a scarf. I dug around in my yarn stash and found a new skein hot … Continue reading

DIY Light Box

DIY Light Box

Does anyone else have a hard time taking pictures of their crochet/knit/DIY projects? I feel like the only time I can take good pictures is outside with plenty of natural light. As an amateur photographer I was  doing a little research on taking better pictures and I found a the light box. Basically, a light box is … Continue reading

Chunky Sweater

Chunky Sweater

A few winters ago I made myself a sweater. It was right after Christmas and I had gotten this awesome crochet book. I picked out my pattern, bought my yarn, and made the sweater. Let’s just say it didn’t quite turn out like the picture. I was really proud of it, I just never wore … Continue reading

Treat Yo Self!

Treat Yo Self!

I like to treat myself, a lot. Partly because the way I feel most loved and give my love is by gifts! Cake, yarn, clothes. It doesn’t really matter what, but a simple gift to myself makes my (hard) day a little better. As a fan of Parks and Rec I can’t help but think … Continue reading