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Pinterest Inspiration: CROCHET LOVE

Do you have a Pinterest account?  Do you LOVE all things crochet?

Guess what?

So. Do. I.

So...

I decided to start a group Pinboard featuring some of favorite crochet goodies from Pinterest!

I'm going to pinning everything crochet from things that have great color combinations to free patterns!  I've invited some of my favorite crochet buddies to help contribute pins, too! 

Wanna follow all of the great crochet goodness?

Click the link below to follow the CROCHET LOVE board!

CROCHET LOVE on Pinterest

Things to Make: Crochet Shamrock Garland Pattern

Top o' the morning, to ye!

I know St. Patrick's Day is still a couple of weeks off, but I thought it would be fun to share my Crochet Shamrock Garland pattern here, so you can all make one to bring in some festive Irish decor for the holiday!

Don't you feel so lucky? ;) 

 

Materials Needed:

  • Size I crochet hook
  • Small amount of any green worsted weight yarn


Abbreviations:

Things to Make: Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms

 

 

 While the snow has still been falling here for the past couple of days, my thoughts have been turing to Spring.  I thought I'd share my tutorial on how to make Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms here!  

 

Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms

 

Materials Needed:

  • Pink tissue paper (I've used both hot pink and light pink)
  • Dead branches (I got mine out of the pile of wood pruned from the trees in the fall)
  • Hot glue and glue gun
  • Scissors

   

First, fold the tissue into squares about 3" big:

Things to Make: Happy Little Heart Pin

 

One of my loves is embroidery...and I just don't do enough of it!  

Here's a fun little Valentine's tutorial, that is perfect for embroidery beginners!

I love using felt to create unexpected things, like this little happy heart pin!  So, here's my quick little tutorial for the felt happy heart pin project - I'm sure you'll love it! ;)

 

 

Materials:

Guest Posting at The Saturday Evening Post!

Hey!

Today I'm really excited to be sharing my Crochet Heart Garland Pattern over at The Saturday Evening Post!

CLICK HERE to go the post!

If you have a moment, pop on by to take a peek!

What's New: Lace Baby Blanket

I've been spending a lot of time during my recovery working on projects that have been neglected for a while!  (I'm embarrassed to admit that among the projects I've been working on I have a few afghans/blankets that have been sitting for quite awhile!)

Uplifting Love

I love this sweet, simple love story, recently produced by Disney Animations Studios.  The simple innocence of the tale is something so lacking in our world today!  So uplifting! *wink*wink*

Things to Make: Crochet Heart Garland Pattern

I wanted to share a project that has been popular on my other blog for a long time now!  And it's perfect for this time of year...when you're getting ready for all things love!  Happy Valentine's Day!

heart

Crochet Heart Garland Pattern

 

Materials Needed

Size I (5.50mm) crochet hook

Scissors

Tapestry or yarn needle

 

Abbreviations

sl st = slip stitch

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

trc = treble crochet

sk = skip

sp = space

st(s) = stitch(es)

Heart

Things to Make: Crochet Brimmed Shell Beanie - Free Pattern!

 

Previously this pattern was for sale in my shop...but in the spirit of Christmas giving I thought it would be fun to just post it here as a little freebie!  (Plus it just looks so cute paired with my  Crochet Holly Berry Pin! wink)

 

BRIMMED SHELL BEANIE PATTERN

Materials Needed:

Crochet hook size I (5.50 mm)

Medium weight yarn (I used Red Heart Super Saver, 7oz. - Buff Fleck)

Scissors

Yarn needle

 

Abbreviations:

ch = chain

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

Things to Make: Crochet Holly Berry Pin - Free Pattern!

I shared this pattern last year on my other blog, but I've been trying to consolidate all of my patterns and tutorials here on my new site, so I wanted to share it with you here today!

 

I originally did this pattern as a guest Good Knits (LOVE her blog, BTW...if you haven't yet you NEED to go check it out.  Serious.)

...And here it is just in time for the Christmas season!  It works up super fast and was fun to make!  Here's my little

Crochet Holly Berry Pin

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