When I bought this eye-pleasing palette of KnitPicks Brava Sport* years ago, I knew it was destined to become something unique and beautiful. See my full review of this yarn here. I took the photo above in an attempt to capture the striking color combo, but the original inspiration pics definitely do it better. Some… Continue reading The Seaglass Blanket develops
My Cottontail Blanket patterns calls for a super squishy bulky yarn - Scheepjes Roma Big* - which is worked up into a cute and simple piece featuring rows of plush bobbles that look like little bunny tails. All of these gorgeous photos and the sweet blanket are by the talented Iris Dongo of SouthernBelleCrochet.com. See… Continue reading Cottontail Blanket Free Pattern
Hello, y'all! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! Today I thought I'd give you crafters an update on how my Scheepjes Whirl* WIP is going. This is such a pretty yarn, and a total dream to work with. Check out my full review to get a better look. I'm creating a free pattern specially… Continue reading WIP: Un-named Whirl möbius scarf
Iris Dongo of Southern Belle Crochet fame (IG: @southernbellecrochet) - a fabulous member of the Tester Tribe - has finished testing the Cottontail Blanket! And just in time for Easter, too! She did an absolutely wonderful job photographing the project along the way. Could it be because she runs her own photography business with her husband?… Continue reading Cottontail Blanket FO Reveal
When I got this Scheepjes Roma Big* yarn back in about October of last year, I knew it was destined for greatness. It became a super fun project for my upcoming book (!) And I ended up having quite a bit left over! So what's a girl to do?? Write another pattern of course! Something… Continue reading Starting something fun and bobbly!
Hi, y'all! Since late 2012 when I began designing crochet blanket patterns, I have gotten oodles of feedback, but had little time to implement updates. So this year is all about designing new patterns and taking time to update old ones. I'm even having them tested to make them more "user-friendly" for you lovely crafters. … Continue reading Working on a NEW Desert Bloom!
Seriously. I've had some convos recently about how quick I am to frog something that's just not doing it for me, so y'all know I cannot stand having WIPs laying around... But this yarn is so fun to work with, I had to jump into a project knowing full well I'd have to promptly cast… Continue reading Hearthside Blanket: The WIP that I never want to end.