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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

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s that time of the year again! The time where every store is filled with Christmas items (even though Thanksgiving hasn’t passed yet). The time where the leaves start to change and fall off trees. When Starbucks breaks out their red cups and eggnog latte! And that time where I start to make my Christmas … Continue reading

Crochet Towel Holder

Crochet Towel Holder

Ever seen those cute towels with the crochet part on the top that hooks onto something? Super handy, but if you’re like my family you use towels all over the kitchen and not just were it hangs. So I cooked up this guy. Still cute and more practical for someone who moves the towel around … Continue reading

Shell Purse

Shell Purse

Here is a cute little purse I made for my sister’s birthday. It’s very easy to make. All you need is some sturdy yarn, a purse rim, some fabric/tacky glue, and a little fabric. I measured out my first row to be the same size as the rim, it took a couple tries to get … Continue reading

Solomon’s Knot (Love Knot) Scarf

Solomon’s Knot (Love Knot) Scarf

Don’t you just love it when you find yarn you’d forgotten you had? Well,I sure do! A few days ago I was looking through my yarn stock and I found this lovely chunky yarn I had bought awhile ago. I wanted to make a chunky scarf out of it, but I wasn’t sure what stitch … Continue reading

WashCloths

WashCloths

I had some extra yarn from my garland project so I thought I would make some washcloths. I had been working in the basket stitch and thought it would be really nice for a washcloth or dishcloth. It has some texture so it will be able to scrub a little. You can find the pattern … Continue reading

The Basket Stitch–FPDC and BPDC

The Basket Stitch–FPDC and BPDC

Front post double crochet (FPDC)  and  back post double crochet (BPDC) are really handy stitches to know, they are what I use to make cables in crochet. They can also make some cool patterns. If you alternate them you can make a basket stitch pattern. I would say that it’s a thicker pattern that is great … Continue reading