Basic Slipper Socks I love crocheted slipper socks. I have poor circulation and often my feet get so cold that I can’t function – you know that bone chilling cold that makes you want to hide under the blankets. Just like Goldilocks, socks are usually not enough, structured slippers are too much but worsted weight,
Diamonds & Gems Slouchy Crochet Pattern This week I want to share the last crochet pattern in the Diamonds and Gems Collection. The slouchy is a coordinate for the Diamonds & Gems Fingerless Gloves and Boot Cuffs and the Diamonds and Gems Cowl. Like the other pieces, the slouchy is designed in worsted weight yarn and works up very quickly.
Diamonds & Gems Fingerless Gloves and Boot Cuffs Pattern I really enjoyed the stitch pattern in the Diamonds & Gems Stockings, so I decided to investigate other ways I could use this simple but impactful stitch design. With the cooler weather upon us, fingerless gloves and boot cuffs seemed a natural! These pieces are designed in
And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care…. It’s time to think about hanging those stockings so they’ll get filled on Christmas Eve. Work up this colorful, fun and easy pattern for everyone in the family. These make great gift bags too, who wouldn’t like a bottle of wine or bubbly wrapped in one of
For some reason, I have always found autumn to be a soothing and comforting season. Things seem to mellow a bit and it’s a great time to start thinking about holiday plans. I’m well into the fall and holiday preparation mode. I’ve been baking apple pies, with apples we picked on a weekend excursion, and
I like to add interesting closures to garments and accessories. I’ve used crocheted flowers, brooches and pins, but sometimes it’s nice to have something a little simpler too. For those times, I make what I call a toggle button. Think of a cufflink. The concept is to take one larger button (this will show on