Free Pattern – Li’l Pumpkin Hat

Li'L Pumpkin Hat - a free crochet pattern at StitchesNScraps.com

A couple of days ago, I shared with you my Puffy Pinwheel Hat pattern. One Friday evening, I was working on that pattern at my LYS, and my friend Annie said “that looks like a pumpkin!” Well of course she was right (she usually is), and of course I had to make a pumpkin version. How could I not? Please note this pattern is … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – September – Week #5

I’m glad to have had a bonus week this month, as it gave me time to frog this cozy and try again. My 2nd try turned out much better than my first try! That only makes sense though, since this time I followed the pattern more closely.  It’s the Broken Rib Tea Cozy by Pamela Hendersen. I did shrink it down … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – September – Week #4

Here’s my September cozy so far – it’s mostly done except for the leaf, but I don’t like it. Don’t get me wrong, the pattern is great. It’s the Broken Rib Tea Cozy by Pamela Hendersen. My problem is, I didn’t follow the pattern.   I was going for an apple, but ended up with something more like a pear. At first I thought it was … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – September – Week #3

I’m only about a third of the way through the Broken Rib Tea Cozy by Pamela Hendersen, but I’m really loving the pattern!  I’ve never done a broken rib before, though I’ve seen it several times. It’s much easier than it looks. This is my 2nd try. The first time, after a few rows, I realized it was too wide. I … Continue reading →

Tea Cozy Tuesday – September – Week #2

For this month’s tea cozy we’re starting with the Broken Rib Tea Cozy by Pamela Hendersen, but are using some of the Ravelry projects made with this pattern as inspiration to modify it into an apple, pumpkin, or maybe something else! I’m going to make an apple. I’m using the same red yarn that I used for the June cozy, so I’m cheating … Continue reading →