Crochet category

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #15 – Crochet Embellished Tee

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something tiny. Is this tiny enough? Crochet flowers not even as big as a penny. I’d never done crochet with thread, just worsted weight yarn...
    Aug 04, 2015 No Comments

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 11

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is for the crocheters. There are lots of...
    Aug 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • Texel Island Sheep and Other Dutch Yarns

    My barge and biking trip to North Holland last week included a trip to the island of Texel. Located off the upper tip of the Netherlands in the North Sea, Texel is home to fishermen, tourists on seasi...
    Jun 06, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 6 – Crocheted Bowls

    Some of you may think that I create the Iron Craft challenges based on something I already know I want to make. The truth is, typically I have no idea what I am going to make for the challenge. Take t...
    Mar 25, 2014 5 Comments

  • What We’re Pinning

    It’s been awhile since I shared what Susi and I have been pinning, so let’s take a look… I love this Nelson Ball Clock from Design Within Reach, but at $375 I’m wondering if I...
    Feb 07, 2014 2 Comments

  • 2013’s Favorite Projects

    It’s that time of year when we look back to see what projects were our readers’ favorites over the last year (based on the number of views).  Some are new this year and some are favorites...
    Dec 30, 2013 No Comments

  • Project: Snowflake Christmas Tree Skirt

    Some point over the years the tree skirt Matt and I had was ruined by water. I’ve been meaning to make a new one for us, but haven’t been really inspired. Then I saw the tutorial for Flann...
    Dec 05, 2013 10 Comments

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