Single Crochet Ribbing Video Tutorial - Right and Left Handed

Single Crochet Ribbing Video Tutorial - Right and Left Handed

Watch this crochet video tutorial to learn how to start a project (e.g. slouchy hat) with a SC ribbed edging. This video tutorial is available from both right and left handed perspective. I also include free crochet pattern links to my most popular free patterns that use this technique.

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Seven Free Crochet Patterns - Seven Days of Scarfie 2018 Pattern Collection Recap

Seven Free Crochet Patterns - Seven Days of Scarfie 2018 Pattern Collection Recap

Need all the Seven Days of Scarfie 2018 Collection free patterns all in one place? I’ve got them ALL linked in this post for you, along with other coordinating patterns from previous collections. PLUS, answer my feedback form at the bottom of the post to receive a promo code for a FREE pattern PDF from my Ravelry shop.

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Crochet Celtic Winters Slouchy Hat - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Celtic Winters Slouchy Hat - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

All of my one skein Lion Brand Scarfie patterns are free on my blog for your making pleasure all year round. The Celtic Winters Slouch Hat has been one of my most requested patterns since I designed the Celtic Winters Ear Warmer last year. The Celtic weave crochet stitch and Scarfie yarn are pretty much made for each other because…well….just look at that beauty <3 Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.

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Crochet Wintermint Slipper Socks in 3 Sizes - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Wintermint Slipper Socks in 3 Sizes - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Use the rest of your Seven Days of Scarfie “Day 4” skein to crochet these coziest slipper socks! Or you may as well grab a couple of skeins, because you will want a few pairs of these for yourself too :) This free crochet pattern makes the Wintermint Slipper Socks in three sizes that will fit most adult women. The cuffed ankle keeps them in place, and the ever fuzzy Scarfie yarn will keep your feet warm for days!

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Crochet Wintermint Ear Warmer - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Wintermint Ear Warmer - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Day four of the Seven Days of Scarfie is for the adults and the kids on your list! The Wintermint Ear Warmer is available in two sizes and is a GREAT scrap project. The adult size uses less than half of a skein of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. I hope you enjoy today’s free crochet pattern!

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Crochet Glacial Cowl - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Glacial Cowl - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Seven Days of Scarfie Day 3 is here! Over 7 days I will release 7 free crochet patterns, all of which will use one skein or LESS of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. These patterns will be your DIY inspiration to finish up your holiday gifts! Today’s pattern is the Glacial Cowl; designed to show off the truly wonderful squishiness of Scarfie yarn with an over-sized C2C stitch. I hope you enjoy today’s free pattern!

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Yarn Sale and Giveaway - We Are Knitters Nix Sweater

Yarn Sale and Giveaway - We Are Knitters Nix Sweater

We Are Knitters sent me one of their highly coveted crochet kits for the stunning Nix Sweater for me to show you their HUGE 30% off sale! They also want to share a kit with one of my lucky readers!  So if you have ever been wanting to try 100% Peruvian Highland Wool yarn that is modern, high-end, AND sustainable, you're going to want to keep reading for your chance to shop this incredible sale and enter this generous giveaway giveaway!  Open to US and Canada Residents 11/24/18 to 12/2/18 at 12AM CST.

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Crochet Cookies and Cream Mittens - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Cookies and Cream Mittens - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Seven Days of Scarfie Day 2 is here! Over 7 days I will release 7 free crochet patterns, all of which will use one skein or LESS of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. These patterns will be your DIY inspiration to finish up your holiday gifts! Today’s pattern is the Cookies and Cream Mittens; designed to match a cowl and slouchy hat pattern already available for free on my blog. I hope you enjoy today’s free pattern!

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Crochet Snowball Infinity Scarf - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Crochet Snowball Infinity Scarf - Free One Skein Scarfie Pattern

Welcome to the third annual Seven Days of Scarfie. Over the next 7 days I will release 7 free crochet patterns, all of which will use one skein or LESS of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. These end up being perfect DIY gifts to add to your Christmas gift stash. Our first project begins with an infinity scarf inspired by one of my MOST popular patterns on my blog from last year’s pattern collection. I hope you enjoy the Snowball Infinity Scarf.

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Lamps for Crocheting and Crafting - Brightech LED Magnifying Lamp Review

Lamps for Crocheting and Crafting - Brightech LED Magnifying Lamp Review

Whether you are crocheting in an under-lit room, working with black or dark yarn, or taking product photos - this Brightech LightView Pro Rolling Base Lamp will come to your rescue on multiple occasions! Check out my review here for all of the things I love about and to shop their sale prices going on now. You will want to add this one to your Crocheter’s Christmas List for sure :)

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Crochet Event: Seven Days of Scarfie - Pattern Sale and Giveaway

Crochet Event: Seven Days of Scarfie - Pattern Sale and Giveaway

Let’s celebrate the third annual Seven Days of Scarfie with a big pattern sale and giveaway! All of my Seven Days of Scarfie patterns will be on sale through 12/1/18 and one lucky winner of the giveaway will win 5 skeins of Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn. The giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents from 11/13/18 to 11/21/18 at 12AM CST.

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Crochet Snow Drops Ear Warmer - Free One Skein Pattern

Crochet Snow Drops Ear Warmer - Free One Skein Pattern

It’s beginning to look a lot like winter around here! Snow is falling, and so I took out my favorite colorway of Caron Cakes yarn to whip up a quick ear warmer crochet pattern to add to my Snow Drops collection. If you love Caron Cakes, the star stitch, or fast crochet projects that take less than a half skein of yarn this free pattern is perfect for you! Keep reading for the free crochet pattern

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Seven Free Crochet Patterns - Get Ready for Seven Days of Scarfie 2018!

Seven Free Crochet Patterns - Get Ready for Seven Days of Scarfie 2018!

The third annual Seven Days of Scarfie 2018 is on it’s way! That means 7 more FREE one skein crochet patterns using Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn. This post contains all the information you will need to prepare for Seven Days of Scarfie 2018, information on where to purchase Scarfie yarn on sale, and a FABULOUS yarn giveaway including all the yarn you will need for the seven new free patterns coming soon :) The giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents from 11/13/18 to 11/21/18 at 12AM CST.

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Crochet Colorblock Mittens - A Free Pattern

Crochet Colorblock Mittens - A Free Pattern

Colorblock crochet patterns are a great way to use up some of that scrap yarn in your stash without it looking like a “scrap” project. Mittens are a perfect “de-stash” or one skein crochet project. When you combine the two you get these modern Crochet Colorblock Mittens - an easy free crochet pattern with a video tutorial to get you started.

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Crochet Illusions Slouch Hat - Free Pattern

Crochet Illusions Slouch Hat - Free Pattern

One of my most favorite things to do when designing is to figure out how to make stitches and colors work together. I love it even more when the process is simple with beautiful results! The Illusions Slouch is a great scrap buster pattern and a fun pattern for playing with different color combinations. I hope you enjoy the free crochet pattern.

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Crochet Eventide Infinity Scarf - A Free One Skein Pattern

Crochet Eventide Infinity Scarf - A Free One Skein Pattern

Use just one skein of Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball or Shawl in a Cake to make this simple C2C infinity scarf as a lightweight accessory for fall. The Eventide Infinity Scarf is a free crochet pattern on Left in Knots.

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So You Want to be a Crochet Designer - Book Review and Giveaway

So You Want to be a Crochet Designer - Book Review and Giveaway

If you are a crocheter, odds are you have heard "you could make money selling your work!" or "you should sell on Etsy!"  Or perhaps you have even wondered to yourself "how can I make money crocheting?" One way for you to make money with crochet is to design your own patterns.  But knowing how to get started as a designer is daunting to say the very least.  Luckily for us, Marie Segares just published "Design It, Promote It, Sell It: Online Marketing for Your Crochet and Knit Patterns" and it is just what you need to get started!

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