Famous Crochet

Just a list of pretty crocheted items I’ve witnessed whilst watching movies and TV shows. Enjoy!   Big Eyes   Downton Abbey   Friends   Gilmore Girls   Good Girls Revolt   It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Parks and Recreation… Continue Reading →

Hat Sizing Chart

Hat sizing can vary so much depending on age, gender, hair, and so many other factors. When you factor in hat materials, even more variance is introduced as some materials are inherently more flexible than others. As a general rule,… Continue Reading →

9 Cozy Crochet Patterns to Make Your House a Home

So you’ve moved into a new place and you’ve got the itch to decorate, but not enough zeros in your bank account to fund a shopping spree. Or maybe you’ve got plenty of zeros in savings but you’re just looking… Continue Reading →

Crochet Cactus Applique

This cactus works up quickly and is very simple to make. As the pattern is written, my cacti have been 6″ tall and about 3 1/2″ wide. I can see this cute cactus adorning pillows, hats, hand towels, etc. I’d… Continue Reading →

Introducing Hanz the Hanzburger

Sometimes you have to make something silly and impractical, just for the hell of it. Shoutout to Jeff Prioleau for making me the subject of one of his awesome videos. Check out some of his other work – this guy… Continue Reading →

Nasty Woman Hat

A few days ago I whipped up a pattern for crocheters who are participating in the Pussy Hat Project. Hundreds and thousands of Pussy Hat Project hats are being lovingly created across the country, each more unique than the last…. Continue Reading →

Crocheted Pussy Hat

A wonderful movement has been gaining traction on social media in support of the Women’s March on Washington, which is now two weeks away. Floods of bright pink hats with pointed corners emulating cat ears are filling up fiber artists’… Continue Reading →

The 5 Steps of Yarnbomb Removal Grief

As my friends and acquaintances know, I haven’t been crazy about living in Northern Virginia for the last couple years. I won’t get into the many many reasons behind my distaste, but suffice it to say that 1) I absolutely… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Recycle Pesky Yarn Scraps

Unfortunately, yarn doesn’t come in the “this is the absolute perfect yardage for your project” size. Making gauge swatches and measuring yardage are often reliable tools, but sometimes they just don’t cut it. There are some brave souls out there… Continue Reading →

Autumn Day Chart

This week in northern Virginia, fall finally hit its highly anticipated peak. The foliage reached those elusive shades of crimson, gold, and vermilion seldom seen outside of a scenic photograph or Bob Ross painting. It took only one excessively gusty… Continue Reading →

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