crochet cowl pattern

Stitch Sampler Crochet Cowl

This entry was first published in September, 2015.  The holidays are fast approaching, which means I've entered a kind of gift making frenzy. Any day now I'm going to slip into full-on Oprah mode: You get a cowl! And you get a cowl! Everyone gets cowls! Ahem. All over the top enthusiasm aside, and in [...]

Marrakech Crochet Pattern Pack

I've always been drawn to the interplay of beautiful colors, patterns, and textures found in Moroccan tile. I love to browse images of tiles on Pinterest, all the while filling my head with inspiration for my next crochet design. Last February, in need of some bright color to contrast the dreary winter landscape, I designed [...]

crochet granny square

Marrakech Motif

This post was first published in February, 2017. It's the dead of winter (or at least it feels like it), which means that I've been seeking out bright and cheerful colors to combat the low daylight blahs. This motif was inspired by an intricate tile pattern, and evolved from there. It makes me happy, and [...]

We Are Knitters Danko Scarf

We Are Knitters recently dropped their new crochet pattern and kit collection, and it is HOT! The patterns are all modern, on the minimalist side, and absolutely gorgeous. I had the opportunity to try out the Danko Scarf kit, and it didn't disappoint. With 3 balls of The Cotton, a 5mm hook, and a tapestry [...]

Rainbow crochet blanket

Bear’s Rainbow Blanket

The first time I laid eyes on Bear's Rainbow Blanket by Purl Soho, I knew I had to crochet it. The bright, bold design, and the brilliant spectrum of yarn drew me in at first glance. The original pattern calls for Koigu yarn, an absolutely stunning 100% merino wool yarn, whose hand-painted colors are to [...]