Month: September 2017

Puff Stitch Baby Blanket

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puff stitch baby blanket

A couple of weeks ago my mom gave me this yarn.  I have been playing around with the puff stitch, and it makes a nice texture for a baby blanket.  This Bernat Baby Blanket tiny yarn is really soft.

I like making blankets that will work for many years for a child, so this puff stitch baby blanket is 36″ x 44″.  … Read more

Easy Lined Crochet Handbag

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I hate sewing, and I’ve always been horrible at it.  I can’t sew a straight line, so when I found some cotton bags that I can use as a liner on Amazon I was pretty excited.

It always took me longer to sew the lining then to crochet the bag, which took a lot of the fun out of it for me.  … Read more

Quick and Easy Messy Bun Hat

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crossed dc messy bun hat

This is a quick and easy messy bun hat using crossed double crochets.  I used a larger elastic in this one than I normally use, so the opening is quite large.  The elastic helps to give the messy bun hat structure, so even though the opening is too large to securely hold hair in place I still think it’s important.… Read more

Monster Bookmark

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Monster Bookmark Crochet Pattern

This monster bookmark pattern is so fun when you close your book on the monster he looks like he is squished between the pages.  This project works up quickly and is a great way to use up left over yarn.

I have made a few sales so far to friends and family and so far bookmarks have been the most popular.  … Read more