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Pumpkin Palooza: 26 Awesome Pumpkin Patterns

It’s officially fall and that means it’s time for everything pumpkin! If you haven’t been following Pumpkin Palooza, hosted by A Plush Pineapple and Crafting for Weeks, don’t worry! Pumpkin Palooza: 26 Awesome Pumpkin Patterns will round up all the great designs that were shared! This round up includes all the pumpkin-themed patterns that were featured during the hop and […]

Free Crochet Pattern: Mini Octopus

Did you know that an octopus’ tentacles are actually called arms? Apparently the term tentacles is reserved for squid and a few other invertebrates. But calling them ‘arms’ is way less fun, so we’ll stick with tentacles, lol. This free crochet pattern: mini octopus is super quick, easy, and the best part is, it’s NO SEW! Something I hear all […]

My First Time Trying Hand-Dyed Yarn and How it Went

Do you find hand-dyed yarn intimidating? For the longest time, so did I. I want to tell you about my first time trying hand-dyed yarn and how it went. Whether it’s the price (which is always much higher than big box store yarn) or the fiber content (how does one even care for something like cashmere??), hand-dyed yarn can be […]

Quick Guide to Color Changes in Amigurumi

If you’re like me, part of the attraction to crochet is all the wonderful colors of yarn you can play with. There’s always that ONE skein that grabs your attention in the store and you end up buying it even though you have no plan and didn’t even go to the store for yarn. Color is a wonderful thing. However, […]

How to Put a Spooky Spin on Your Amigurumi – 4 Tips

Don’t you just LOVE seasonal amigurumi? Have you ever converted a regular pattern into a festive version? If not, I highly recommend it because it’s way too fun. This article is all about how to put a spooky spin on your amigurumi – 4 tips. The idea for this post actually came from me avoiding my responsibilities one night and […]

How to Pick the Perfect Colors for Your Crochet Projects

Do you struggle with picking out the perfect colors for your next project? Or maybe you have one color in mind, but aren’t sure what to pair with it. Don’t worry, this article is going to give you the tools and knowledge you need to pick amazing color combinations every time! Let’s dive in to how to pick the perfect […]

7 Tools You Need to Crochet Amigurumi on a Budget

Crochet is generally a pretty inexpensive hobby to start, but it can add up fast once you’re hooked (pun intended). You may already know and have some or all of the tools on this list, but I’m going share some budget-friendly tips and resources that will help you save money too. So let’s jump in to these 7 tools your […]

Free Crochet Pattern: Popcorn Pumpkin Pattern

I am BEYOND excited to share this pattern with ya’ll! Various versions of this pumpkin have been rolling around in my brain since like 2019 and I’m so happy to finally have it written out. Keep scrolling to check out this free crochet pattern: Popcorn Pumpkin Pattern This pumpkin pattern is quick, customizable, and best of all, beginner-friendly! Plus, the […]

How to Rock Your Handmade Holiday | 2021

Whether you’re a professional maker or a hobbyist that loves making handmade gifts, the holidays can be both the most exciting and the most stressful time of year. I think we’ve all heard a friend or family member say, “Hey you since you crochet, can you make me (blank)? And because we love making and giving, it’s incredibly easy to […]