I was thinking today about how there are 3 types of crafters: product crafters, process crafters, and planning crafters. Product crafters work towards an end goal of having a completed item. Sometimes they prefer small blocks that can be joined … Continue reading Types of Crafters
I don’t think anyone enjoys the process of moving. The only thing I like is that it means we are no longer living in that apartment! (And I can get back to pattern making; new pattern details at the end … Continue reading Mesmur Avenue
As a celebration of reaching 3000 members in my Facebook group, this “Common Unicorn” pattern is free! Continue reading 3000 FB members = free pattern!
The “Monogrammed Alphabet” is made up of afghan squares. Great for mixing-and-matching! A one-piece blanket is included as well. Continue reading Monogrammed Alphabet – Small Afghan Squares
The “Sophisticated Alphabet” is made up of large, oversized afghan squares. Great for mixing-and-matching! Continue reading Sophisticated Alphabet – Oversized Afghan Squares
Last week I heard about this campaign that is fundraising for homeless initiatives across the country. The Canadian Association of Business Students is striving to raise awareness and donations for members of society that are at risk of or currently … Continue reading 5 Days 4 the Homeless – Fundraiser
You might have noticed, I am not great at naming my patterns. I am trying to get better at that. This pattern has a strange name. When I was drawing it, my kids were listening to a kids show and … Continue reading Malik the Malign: Crochet Placemat Pattern
Sometimes I feel unsure about whether people will actually like my pattern. But, since this is a set, I feel like there must be something for everyone! Or, maybe just *nearly* everyone. 😅 The “Evelyn” set has 3 patterns: 2 … Continue reading ‘Evelyn Series’ of Interlocking and Mosaic Crochet Patterns
I am not a fan of made up holidays… or deadlines. I fully intended on publishing this bundle of patterns by January 14 so that you would have a month before February 14 to get it done. It is already January 19, so I am behind schedule. Sorry, my bad.
The silly thing is that these patterns have been in my drafts list for a few months already! I just let too many other fun and exciting things get in the way of finishing the written instructions.
Plus, I don’t always have a crocheted picture to go with my patterns, and if I hadn’t insisted on crocheting this first then it definitely would have been published “on time”.
My little SWAK (Sealed With A Kiss) Blanket is only two panels by two panels. Each panel is a “40-window” square which works out to about 20″ when done with Worsted Weight yarn. You might want yours to be bigger if you use a lighter yarn or plan on doing some snuggling under it. Just make more panels!
P.S. thank you to my friend Kimberly Windsor-Johnson for helping me name it!Continue reading “SWAK Blanket Pattern”
I got a knitting machine! Cue the distractions! Continue reading Knitting Machine: Introduction and Child-led “Tutorial”