• Yarn Review

    Lion Brand Mandala Tweed – Yarn Review

    I got the opportunity to review Lion Brand Mandala Tweed yarn. A huge thank you to Yarn Canada for supplying the yarn for this review. 🙂  A little about the yarn itself. Its self striping and comes in 3 different colour ways. I’m working with the Dice colour way. Fibre: 100% AcrylicWeight: 7 oz / 200 gLength: 568 yd / 520…

  • Crocheted Coasters
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    The Chunky Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern

    With summer just around the corner crochet coasters are a quick and easy project to whip up! Materials 15 mm hook 1 x Bernat Maker Big (50% cotton 50% nylon, jumbo weight, 77 yards per skein) Abbreviations ch = chain sl st = slip stich st(s) = stitch(es) Notes pattern in US terms finished size: approx. 4.5″ tall x 4.5″ wide…

  • DIY

    The Tassel Keychain – DIY

    Tassels are becoming the new thing to make, and let me tell you they are so easy you will making so many in no time! Materials Rope (approx. 0.2″ diameter) DMC Embroidery Thread Split Rings (0.94″) Comb Step 1: Cut 3 pieces of rope at approx. 13.5″ in length. Step 2: Tie the embroidery thread approx. 5.5″ from one end…

  • Tweet Toque Crochet Pattern
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    The “Tweet” Toque – Free Crochet Pattern

    If you’re looking for a quick crochet project this ones for you. The use of a large hook and bulky weight yarn this toque works up really fast. What’s nice about using Paintbox Baby DK for this project is it makes a nice light-weight toque, perfect for the warmer weather. 🙂 Materials 12mm hook Paintbox Yarns Baby DK (55% acrylic…

  • Tag Toque Knitting Pattern
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    The “Tag” Toque – Free Knit Pattern

    I first learn to knit when I was a kid. It never really stuck, but ever since I’ve been emerged in crochet I have always wanted to jump back into knitting and make myself a toque. So here comes the Tag Toque! A very simple and easy pattern using the very simple stockinette stitch with a nice wide ribbed band.…

  • Macro Makeup Bag Crochet Pattern
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    The “Macro” Makeup Bag – Free Crochet Pattern

    I adapted this crocheted makeup bag from a larger version I spotted on Pinterest. It’s the perfect accessory for your purse to keep your makeup or small items together. Materials US D (3.25mm) hook 2 x Patons Grace (100% mercerized cotton, light weight, 136 yards per skein) 2″ button stitch marker Abbreviations ch = chain ch sp = chain space…