15 DIY Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family


Confession time: as much as I adore autumn, I always wait until the last minute to put together a Halloween costume. Every year around September I decide that dressing up just isn’t worth the hassle or the cost, but between Halloween parties, taking my younger relatives trick-or-treating, and feeling like a Scrooge handing out candy […]

Tis’ (Almost) The Season: Decorating & Gift Giving One-Skein Crochet Projects


Ahhh… I hear the sleigh bells ring-a-linging once again! So many of my friends prepare early for the holiday season, I always feel somewhat behind.  This year I promised myself I would start early and do it in the style I love… Crochet!! So I set off to find fun and fast projects that I could make […]

Christmas in July: Homemade Christmas Decorations to Knit

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It’s July, and that means that we are officially half way to Christmas.  In just a few short months the holiday season will be upon us, and it will see like it arrives in the blink of an eye with the flurry of fall holidays and back to school.  This year, get a jump on […]

Scrapbuster: Pom Pom Pandemonium

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Whether you call them Pom Poms, Pom-Pon, Pompon or Pompom, there is no denying the versatility of this little ball of fluff!  Around here the consensus is that we should call them Pom Poms.  A Pom Pom is largely defined as a loose, fluffy, decorative ball or tuft of fibrous material. They may come in many colors, […]

Handmade Christmas: 19 Crochet Ornaments

Handmade Christmas: 19 Crochet Ornaments

The cookies are being baked, the chimneys are being swept and we’re preparing our little hearts out for the joyous holiday season. It still cracks me up that my two-year-old wants a cookie from Santa; he got off easy this year. As we’re prepping to have friends and family over, we’re also preparing for our […]

10 Thrifty Christmas Gifts to Crochet

10 Thrifty Christmas Crochet Gifts

“Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus right down Santa Claus lane”. My husband and I have been prepping our two year old that Christmas is on its way and we’ve been talking about all the traditions that come with it. I asked her what she wanted Santa to bring her and she said […]

Secret Santa Gifts: 30 Gifts to Crochet

Secret Santa Gifts: 30 Gifts to Crochet

Already on the hunt for festive holiday crochet patterns? Make your home merry and bright this year with some handmade crochet designs. Nothing speaks the holidays when your gifts and decor are made with love (and most likely frustration with those dang knots in your yarn). I still cannot believe Christmas will be here in […]

Harvest Your Crochet Patterns for the Big Feast

Harvest Crochet Patterns

Harvest season is upon us and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and I can already smell the fresh turkey browning in the oven and the mashed potatoes being mashed. Thanksgiving is a fabulous holiday to spend with your nearest and dearest and what makes it even more special […]