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New Crochet Pattern: slouchy dahlia hat


Hey guys I’m back with another crochet pattern! It’s my slouchy dahlia hat. It’s already up on Etsy & Ravelry! I love dahlias, don’t you? To be honest, my favorite flower is the peony, but dahlias are a close second. I’m not too sure how one might construct a peony-inspired hat though, so I’m good with this haha. Not that…

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christmas tree scarf crochet pattern

New crochet pattern: 2for1 Christmas tree scarf & headband


♫ It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas~♪ Okay, not really, especially not here in Albuquerque. The average is still 90 right now, we’re clearly in late summer territory. It’s down from an average of 100 a month ago!! Hah… But in the northern parts of the ole USA it’s definitely looking and feeling like fall, so I decided…

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Charity auction & free crochet pattern: sheep pin


A couple weeks ago I got a message out of the blue from Shannon at the Lemon Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Temecula, California, asking me if I’d be willing to donate to their silent auction. I don’t know how she got the idea that I’m an animal lover from my shop (hah!), but she definitely reached out to the right person!…

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free crochet pattern amigurumi flan cat

Free crochet pattern: Flan Cat


Oh hey guys, hope you didn’t forget about me during my long absense! I’m finally back with a new, free crochet pattern. It’s a cute little flan cat, and it hopes you’re a vegan!! I decided to try a new skill on this guy: a painted face. I used cheap acrylic paints I already had on hand, so if you…

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tshirt yarn basket

Current obsession: tshirt yarn baskets


Take a look at that be-yutiful basket duo up there. I saw that randomly on pinterest and clicked the “more like this” icon and became instantly hooked. Ahaha. Haha. Hah. Crochet. Okay so anyway, I’m just kind of obsessed suddenly. Check out my pinterest board for all of them. The tshirt yarn makes everything look so cute and squishy! Ahh…

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free crochet pattern lazy kitty

Free crochet pattern: Lazy kitty amigurumi


I’m back with a new free crochet pattern! This time it’s for this cute little lazy kitty. It’s a really simple pattern so I didn’t take any in-progress pictures. Hopefully you can figure it out without them! The body is actually made by crocheting 2 circles, then sewing them together, rather than in one continuous piece. Supplies ww yarn in…

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slouchy totoro hat crochet pattern

Luna & an Ewok hood, plus Totoro!


Woohoo I just did a big shop update! I’ve got two new made to order items: a Luna cat hood with a cute bow, and an Ewok hood! Also added was the crochet pattern for the slouchy Totoro hat. I’ve totally fallen in love with this guy. It’s made with lion brand’s supery bulky wool ease* so it’s super warm.…

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crochet bikini tips

Make yourself a crochet bikini/festival top


Let me tell you about how many months I’ve been wanting to make a crochet bikini. At least 12. Yeah I put it off for that long, whatever! So a month ago I went and bought a couple of adorable patterns from Etsy shop Capitana Uncino. They’re so friggin cute, check out her store. But as I was making one…

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yarn shelf tutorial

Yarn organization & storage tutorial: X yarn shelves


Hey guys, I finally fixed up my yarn organization in my craft room! I mean, I had a set up before, but I was never really super happy with it, so I redid it the other day and now it’s perfect. Well…nothing beats my old setup, which was a built-in china cabinet!! But I’ve since left that rental behind me,…

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Crochet pattern inspiration: rectangle lace shawl


So I have this shawl. Cape. Poncho. Thing? Right. I found it at a thrift store in Missoula, MT a couple years ago and it’s definitely in my top 10 list of best thrift store finds. I don’t wear it often because I kind of forget it exists, but I wore it out yesterday for the first time in months…

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