Thursday, June 30, 2016

Exclusive Crochet Rugs Patterns Just Released

I really enjoyed designing this set of Rugs exclusively for Annie's Catalog. The 3 rug set has a triangle, oval and circle and are made from Bernat Home Maker Decor yarn. It is considered bulky, so these Rugs work up very quickly! You can find the digital or printed option HERE on Annie's. 

I haven't done many, or any, rugs up to this point...but these were a blast to

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Exclusive Tunisian Crochet Placemats and Coasters

You will love these 4 pretty placemat and coaster sets stitched using popular Tunisian stitches. Each placemat measures 18" wide x 12" long and coasters are 4" square. All are made using Bernat Maker Home Decor #6 super chunky-weight yarn.

This set can be found exclusively on Annie's Catalog here.

I really enjoyed making this set and using a variety of colors...but the beautiful thing about this set is

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cascade Yarn & Projects In the Works

I wanted to show you a lil sneak peek of what I am working with over this next week. This pile of yummy yarn is from Cascade Yarns. I have several scheduled projects that needed specific colors and Cascade has such a beautiful selection, so I got one of everything...well, we wish, huh? Let's see, superwash merino wool, Peruvian wool and a fun mix there of is all in there...If you haven't tried Cascade--you can check them out online or in your local yarn shop.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

New Chevron Temperature Blanket Pattern Released!

 

I live in the south and the weather here varies from season to season (well, honestly, DAY TO DAY). In the winter it’s warm and cold and in the summer—it’s just hot.  Regardless, I always have a blanket on my lap at night. This blanket is great to work on as it has random stripes and colors and is fun to watch the temperatures just unfold as the blanket does!

If you are beginning the pattern in the middle or end of the year, that’s okay! I have everything included in the pattern from

Monday, June 6, 2016

Learn to Crochet Flowers Video Class Giveaway! Enter For A Chance To Win!!!

Exciting NEWS! Annie’s Craft Store is partnering with me to give away a FREE copy of my new video class, Learn to Crochet Flowers! You can check it out HERE if you're interested in hearing my sweet southern accent...uh, I mean learning how to crochet these flowers! Seriously, this is a jam-packed class that you don't want to miss! 

Entering for a chance to win is easy....here are the contest rules: 

Behind the Scenes: Filming the Learn to Crochet Flowers Video Class

This is going to be fun.... a 'behind the scenes' look at our trip to Berne, Indiana to film the NEW Annie's Learn to Crochet Flowers Video Class. (BTW, it just released and you can check out the FREE PREVIEW to see what's all included!)

The process wasn't just filming, it was a lot of preparation that took about 6 months from start to finish. From proposal, designing and flowers, making the step outs (like 5-10 steps per flower that I used during filming), designing the projects, writing the script and all of the editing....it was a lot of work! The filming was like a grand finale at the end!