Wizard Hat Pattern

You'd think that with two different magical pointy hat crochet patterns already written, I wouldn't feel the urge to create another. At least, that's what I thought when I added the Classic Witch Hat to my portfolio a year after I came out with the Hedge Witch Hat. But of course, I was wrong -... Continue Reading →

Waistcoat Stitch Tutorial

Today I'm sharing a tutorial for the Waistcoat Stitch, aka the Knit Stitch! Despite the name, this stitch is a crochet stitch that's actually very simple - it's basically just single crochet - but creates a distinctive structure that's perfect for tightly formed fabric with a smooth surface texture. Plus, it looks a bit like... Continue Reading →

Kismet Halter Top

My little Kismet Square motif has had an eventful life so far! I designed this circle-to-square motif a couple years ago, planning on using it for an ambitious new design which STILL hasn't seen the light of day. Okay so, I'm still working on that one and it will eventually become something really great, but... Continue Reading →

Pom Pom Stitch Tutorial

The Pom Pom Stitch is one of the first crochet textural details I learned, and I was so excited to discover it - easy, cute, and almost perfectly round, the pom pom bobble is made of two double crochet clusters stacked together and can be inserted into projects for beautiful accents and trims. Crochet really... Continue Reading →

Magic Ring Tutorial

Given how many crochet patterns I have that start with the notoriously useful Magic Ring technique, you'd think I'd have written a full, freestanding tutorial for it by now! Mostly because so many tutorials already exist for the Magic Ring, I hadn't bothered to do my own - but now I am remedying that thanks... Continue Reading →

Acanthus Top Leafy Fringe

Recently I've been making a lot of halter tops (hello, 90 degree weather!) and my latest version of last summer's debut pattern the Acanthus Top was so deep green and foresty that I had to add a little extra somethin' somethin'.. That leafy fringe across the bottom utilizes the Quirky Leaf Motif, an element that... Continue Reading →

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