Free Pattern – Dew Drop Necklace

Dew Drop Necklace - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Tiny puff stitches form a chain of delicate “beads” with simple flower embellishments. Easily customizable, this necklace can be a special occasion showpiece, or an everyday wardrobe staple. It’s great for gifting and craft fairs too! I’m releasing this a day early, just in case anyone needs a last minute gift idea for Mother’s Day. The pattern was designed for the Holiday … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Chain of Flowers Headband

Chain of Flowers Headband - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Brighten up your wardrobe with this pretty headband! The flower section of the headband is made all in one piece, so there aren’t a lot of ends to sew in. It can also easily be adjusted to any size, and can work in a variety of yarn weights, so is great for adults and children too. Make a bunch for quick … Continue reading →

My Mandala for Marinke

Mandala for Marinke

If you’re not familiar with the #MandalasforMarinke and #MandalasforWink projects, you can read more about them here. For my mandala, I chose her Crochet Mandala For Your Home pattern. Her main pattern picture, which is done in grey, yellow, and white, looks so sunny and bright that I had to pick that one. Here’s my version. I used some yarns from my … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – May – Week #4

Here is my finished cozy for May! The pattern is Spring Garden Tea Cozy by Jenny Stacey. I opted to leave off the buttons as I think it looks cute without them, and I didn’t have any that made it look any prettier. The main body is knit, the flowers are crocheted, and the stems are embroidered on – a nice … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – May – Week #3

This month’s cozy is the Spring Garden Tea Cozy by Jenny Stacey. I’ve finished all the knitting and crochet. All that’s left to do now is assemble it and embroider the flower stems and leaves. I wanted to use only stash yarns, but didn’t have enough blue in a DK weight. I tried using two different shades of blue baby yarn together to see if combining … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – May – Week #2

Here are my supplies for May’s cozy – the Spring Garden Tea Cozy by Jenny Stacey. Look familiar? These are the leftovers of the yarns I used for my April cozy, plus some blue for the sky and some buttons from my stash.  With so many colors used in both cozies, I’m glad of the chance to use up the leftovers! I don’t … Continue reading →

Feeling floral

My LYS is yarn bombing a car for a local parade, using 10″ granny squares. I took the opportunity to try my hand at an African flower square, and I think it turned out pretty nice. I may have to find more uses for these! … Continue reading →