• Loop Crochet Stitch Tutorial

    January 17, 2014 admin

    As far as I’m concerned the loop crochet stitch is not one you forget. It’s interesting and fun to do and, let’s face it, tends to get a really great reaction thinking you’re some kind of yarn genius. Bending it to your loopy will with only a weensy stick. Maybe it’s magic! But in all honesty…

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  • Slip Stitch Crochet Fabric Tutorial

    January 8, 2014 admin

    When I was younger I sometimes was teased for liking to crochet. It wasn’t “in” like it is now and I was often told that when I would work up things with my hook that I was acting “like an old lady”. I remember being mortified when I was purchasing a new crochet hook at…

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  • Block Crochet Pattern Tutorial

    November 1, 2013 admin

    It’s starting to get chilly even here in Oklahoma so I’ve taken back to crochet. Hip, hip hooray! Crochet is one of my more favorite crafts because I love the way I can take it anywhere and when I’m a little bit cold it keeps me busy and warms my lap. I found myself unable…

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  • How to Finish a Latch Hook Rug

    August 19, 2013 admin

    So I started this whole  latch hook rug project a few weeks ago and spent about 4 hours a night hooking my new rug. You see, I’ve always loved Neo-Plasticism of Piet Mondrian and recently decided that I wanted to make my kitchen into a cubist’s dream. I started with knocking off my own Mondrian…

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  • Yarn Wrapped Flip Flops Tutorial!

    August 15, 2013 admin

    You may have seen these yarn wrapped flip flops over at Or So She Says, where I have contributed a few craft projects! In the summer time I wear flip flops until my heels crack. Which isn’t a good thing but I just have a hard time allowing my feet to be bound up in…

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  • How to Latch Hook

    July 26, 2013 admin

    Today we’re going to learn how to latch hook. An easy and rewarding craft project! My love of scatter rugs has been well documented on this blog here, here and here. In fact, this has been a thing with me for as long as I can remember… When I was a kid, we had these…

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  • Upcycled Linens Crochet Rag Rug Tutorial

    May 17, 2013 admin

    I’m not sure if it is like this everywhere but I have found that I am able to find sheets at thrift stores for cheap. Like $1 for a set of twin sized sheets or $1 for a queen or king size single sheet. There is no way that I could ever purchase that much…

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  • Neon Crochet Pot Scrubbers Tutorial

    May 13, 2013 admin

    I don’t like sponges being used in clean up situations… I’ve just heard way too much about germs that live up in them. But I do like scrubbies. We had a whole pile of the thing that were given as a gift. It was easy to see that they were little crocheted circles of maroon…

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  • Crochet Eyeglasses Case Tutorial

    March 6, 2013 admin

    Today we’re going to make a nifty crochet eyeglasses case and line it to protect your lenses without any sewing! I have a lot of pairs of glasses for two reasons. One I lose them, all of the time and everywhere. I leave them at the doctor’s office, my Mimmie steals them and my house…

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