Blue Rajah Cuff Bracelet: Free Pattern

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in crochet | One Comment
Blue Rajah Cuff Bracelet: Free Pattern

Gorgeous photos courtesy of Ravelry user abrousse (Arielle) It’s Thursday, so here’s a little throwback for you – the Blue Rajah Cuff Bracelet. This was one of my very first attempts at pattern design, and I remember being so excited at how this vintage edging pattern translated into a beautiful wide lace cuff. It’s a […]

Textile Art Glimpses

Textile Art Glimpses

It’s been a while since I’ve posted – a few¬†glimpses into my latest adventures in textile art¬†are long overdue, I think! Finding new ways to utilize crochet in fiber and textile art is one of my favorite things to do. Here I machine-stitched the edges of a coffee bag and crocheted directly into the burlap […]

Cotton Blossom Crop Top

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in crochet, inspiration, sew | No Comments
Cotton Blossom Crop Top

There’s a new pattern in town – this lovely little cotton blossom top. Simple and a bit intuitive – don’t worry, it’s an easy one! One of my favorite pieces to date. A vintage cotton pillowcase from the thrift store and a bit of a yarn splurge come together to form this adorable little crop […]

Crochet Crop Top: Self Styled Shoot

Posted by on Feb 27, 2016 in crochet, photographic | No Comments
Crochet Crop Top: Self Styled Shoot

The other day I bought several pairs of vintage jeans at a local thrift store. I’ve been loving the high-waisted loose fit of them and the length! The highest-waisted pair also happens to have the longest legs, and I think it’s my favorite pair. I tried them on the other day, and for kicks I […]

Lavender Crochet Table Runner

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in crochet, home decor, inspiration | No Comments
Lavender Crochet Table Runner

This gorgeous mini table runner is made from crocheted join-as-you-go squares (my personal favorite way to make blankets/runners/etc.). I used a gorgeous combination of gray, lavender, and sage cotton yarn – you only need a skein of each to make this mini runner. I never snagged a full photo of it, but I plan to […]

Colorful Crochet Bunting

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in crochet, tutorials | No Comments
Colorful Crochet Bunting

Today I’m showing you how to create your own easy crochet bunting out of scrap yarn and twine! This pattern is super easy – you’ll basically be creating little 2-round triangles and threading them through with twine to hang. Very simple! This bunting is great in that you can alternate the colors, go with a […]

Cheat Sheet: How Much Yarn You REALLY Need to Make That

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in crochet, knit, tips 'n tricks | No Comments
Cheat Sheet: How Much Yarn You REALLY Need to Make That

I’m ALWAYS struggling with how much yarn I need to actually make the project I want to make. I’ve been lucky lately because I’ve got lots of leftover yarn from that fiber art commission this summer, but I’m designing patterns for spring/summer and need to buy new yarn. The question is, how much yarn do […]