Minnie Mouse in Preschool

Minnie Mouse - For 3 - 5 year olds - Free Crochet Pattern

When I was first learning how to crochet, a local mom came to me while shopping in the baby food aisle at Walmart. She told me she LOVED my daughters hat (first and only thing I had made at the time) She offered me 20 dollars to make her daughter a hat too! I was so shocked ...

Free Turtle Pattern – Review

Free Turtle Pattern - Review-

I wanted to make my daughter a turtle family.  She has decided that she wants to "collect" them. I am sure she will collect these just like every other animal she can think of. ;) I searched online for free patterns for a good hour! Once I finally found this cute pattern, I knew it was ...

The Bursting Corners Granny Square

Bursting Corners - Free crochet square pattern

I had an idea in my head for a new way (for me) to make the corners of a square a little extra fun. This granny square measures four inches. I used medium weight yarn and a 4.25 mm crochet hook. You really can use any yarn or hook of your choice.. the only change ...

Cat Nap Hat

Cat Nap Hat- free crochet pattern - sizes adult, child, and toddler

  This fun cat lover crochet hat is designed to have a warm, stretchy & snug fit around the ears. The hat (in sizes adult, child, and toddler) is great for all seasons and all reasons! Supplies Med/Worsted Weight Yarn (I used black I Love This Yarn and pink Red Heart Super Saver) I/9- 5.5 MM Crochet Hook Yarn Needle Stitches ...

How to Crochet a Belt

How to Crochet a Belt

Okay, so yesterday I bought myself a new dress. I tried it on in the dressing room and fell in love. But when I got home it was a different story... I realized the dress was actually a bit big on me and the tiny braided belt that came with it wasn't really helping. Before ...

How to Crochet a V-Stitch Blanket

How to Crochet a V stitch Blanket

The V-Stitch is my go to stitch when making blankets. It works up quick and makes large holes. Large holes are great for reducing the risk of SIDS with babies and also great for those who love sticking their toes through their handmade blankets. This is the 3rd blanket I have made like this.. and ...

Free Baby Sandal Pattern – Review

Free baby sandal pattern

Within minutes after Whistle and Ivy posted her new baby sandal pattern, multiple people were sending me the link and sharing it onto my personal Facebook page. Everyone wanted to know if I could make them. I usually turn people away when it comes to shoes.. because for some reason I dread making things that go on feet. This ...

Free Car Console Cover Crochet Pattern

Car Console Cover Crochet Pattern

A couple weeks ago, my husband came home from work to tell me he found a Mercury Mountaineer for sale super cheap. The only thing was, the vehicle didn't have a key... and the inside looked like it had been chopped up by Edward Scissor Hands and then Edward tried to cover some of the ...

Crochet Star in a Square

Free star in a square pattern

I am working on an Independence Day dress for my daughter. I was trying out a few different ideas when I remembered this free crochet pattern I found through The Yarn Box. <- click for link I love the square and was actually quite happy with it compared to a few others I tried out. I ...

Batman!

Free Batman Crochet Pattern

A friend of mine asked me to make her daughter a batman. I was planning on designing my own pattern, but a quick pattern search led me to an adorable free one by Tales Of Twisted Fibers! I finished this fun guy in about 24 hours from the starting point. My thumb is pretty sore but ...

Flower Keychain

Flower of Dreams Keychain

I needed something to attach to my keys and help me find them while I dig aimlessly through my purse. I didn't want to use my ugly keys for the photo so I used one of the "magic keys" I ordered my daughter online. She is waiting patiently to discover a magic door to test her ...

Seven Little Animals -free crochet patterns

Seven Little Animals - Free Crochet Patterns-

I love crocheting little animals. Each one I make- makes me love it even more. I eventually want a huge collection of animals that will never be allowed to be thrown away (like store bought stuffies). The latest requests from my daughter is a cow puppet- to go with the puppy puppet I have already made ...

Boinky the Baby Pig

Boinky The Baby Pig - Free Crochet Pattern

The idea of Boinky the Baby Pig came from my daughter- like most of my designs. We like to browse images of adorable animals. When we came across some  baby pigs, she was taken over by their major cuteness. After looking at about 3,476 baby pigs, she asked me to make her one. She told ...