Month: July 2020

Two new videos

I posted two new videos to YouTube today: a visual comparison between the interlocking and mosaic techniques, and another tutorial on how to crochet the mosaic stitches.

Preemie Love Blanket

The “Preemie Love Blanket” was created as a response to a challenge from Sunflower Cottage Crochet. You can get your free PDF on Aug 25-27, 2020.

Doctor Who: Strax the Sontaran

The Potato One! This is derivative fan art – I hope you enjoy it. I am putting my Doctor Who series on the blog in a random order – I believe I have 11 patterns right now but I do plan on drawing more up too! The chart can be used for both interlocking and

July’s Summary

The end of July means I’ve been designing for 4 months now! I am learning so much and I still have so much more to learn. Thank you to everyone for bearing with me as I make some mistakes and do things the hard way before learning the easy ways. I have really appreciated all

Maxi Tiles

Late one night, instead of sleeping, I was browsing Facebook… and I came across a post where someone shared a photo of a pretty design she saw on the wrapper for her feminine hygiene products. Everyone agreed this pattern could be beautiful in crochet-form! So, here is my version. You can also buy a nice

Mosaic Technique

In recent months, there has been a distinction between two types of mosaic crochet: inset and overlay. All of my patterns can be done using the overlay mosaic crochet technique (as well as the interlocking crochet technique). This is how I describe overlay mosaic crochet: this technique uses single crochet and double crochet stitches. The

Joining with a SC in BLO

This is a simple photo tutorial showing how I join my afghan squares. It is easy to follow these directions and use a slip stitch instead if you prefer less of a visible stitch when joining.

Envelope Border for Mosaic Crochet

My mosaic patterns are written up for the single-row technique. Some also call this the overlay technique or cut-and-tie version. You CAN use any of my charts for the two-row technique (inset version) but it will stretch the designs up. The cut-and-tie technique creates a lot of tails. Some projects look good with some fringe

LFM Wave 10

I created this little square so you could practice your technique. This little wave can be found in a larger square and a scarf as well! This pattern is available in my Facebook group or on Ravelry. And you can watch it on YouTube as well!

LFM Tutorial Hearts 10

This is my small square of repeating hearts. This motif is used in a few of my patterns (more squares, a scarf, a shawl, a throw blanket, a baby blanket). This PDF can be found in my Facebook group or on Ravelry. And it is the pattern I make in this YouTube playlist: Locked Filet

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