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 →

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Poinsettia bottle cozy

I know, I know….I haven’t posted a thing since Thanksgiving! I’m sorry I’ve been so quiet. I’m still here, just a bit swamped right now with a couple of projects that I can’t tell you about yet. Isn’t that the way it always goes at this time of year? Anyway, I just wanted to peek in and say I haven’t forgotten … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Non-stop slippers- Baby sizes

Baby size non-stop slipper

These boxy-toe slippers are worked all in one piece, never needing to break the yarn until you’re finished (unless you want to incorporate more colors). The sole is worked first, with the rest of the slipper built up from there, which makes it easy to add a 2nd sole for extra padding if desired. These slippers can also be a great blank canvas … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Non-stop slippers- Adult sizes

Non-stop slippers - available in 9 sizes!

These boxy-toe slippers are worked all in one piece, never needing to break the yarn until you’re finished (unless you want to incorporate more colors). The sole is worked first, with the rest of the slipper built up from there, which makes it easy to add a 2nd sole for extra padding if desired. These slippers can also be a great blank canvas … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Non-stop slippers- Child sizes

finished slipper with flower embellishment

These boxy-toe slippers are worked all in one piece, never needing to break the yarn until you’re finished (unless you want to incorporate more colors). The sole is worked first, with the rest of the slipper built up from there, which makes it easy to add a 2nd sole for extra padding if desired. These slippers can also be a great blank canvas … Continue reading →

Coming Soon – Holiday Stashdown CAL

Holiday Stashdown CAL - starts 9-14

I’m excited to be participating in two great CALs that are starting soon! Earlier, I told you about the Mystery Lapghan CAL which started on Monday. Now here’s another one – the Holiday Stashdown CAL. 15 crochet designers (including me) will be sharing 15 free crochet patterns for holiday gifts and decorations. The CAL starts on September 14th and is designed … Continue reading →

A nice surprise

Finished projects

Yesterday, a friend surprised me with a huge bag full of old craft supplies – the kind of treasures that get dug out of a basement where they had been forgotten for many years. When I opened the bag, I found lots of goodies! Of course there was yarn: It is all Red Heart Super Saver, which for many years made up … Continue reading →