How is it already the end of August?! I feel like summer just started. Anyone else feel this way? While a lot of families and teachers are getting ready to go back to school (or have already started), since I have now finished my Ph.D., for the first time in eight years I’m not getting… Continue reading Rustic Summer Tee: Free Crochet Pattern
Well, hello, friend. Long time no see! To say it's been a bit of an overwhelming year is a bit of an understatement. For those who don't follow me on Instagram, I spent this last year working on a different kind of WIP - my dissertation! I've been in graduate school since 2018 and this… Continue reading Welcome Back!
Back in July, I decided to try my hand at making a crocheted pumpkin. I kind of laughed at how early it was to be making pumpkins (I mean, we were having a heat wave and it was over 100*F), but not even a week later I started seeing pumpkins on my Instagram feed. So… Continue reading Driftwood Pumpkins
The Gemstone pattern collection now has a new addition - a bag! When I got the idea to make a bag in this style, I knew the Gemstone stitch combination would be a perfect fit. I absolutely love the texture and look of this bag from the fun "gemstones" in the body, to the shape… Continue reading Gemstone Bag Crochet Pattern
Today I bring to you the Bonfire Ice Cream Cozie for #FreePatternFriday! (Is that a thing? If not, I'm making it a thing! Who doesn't love a free pattern?) I have to admit, when I first saw an ice cream pint cozie, I thought that it was a really novel idea, but also kind of… Continue reading Bonfire Ice Cream Cozie: Free Crochet Pattern
The "double front post double crochet" (abbreviated: dfpdc) is not a stitch you may have heard of before, but it's one I've been loving a lot lately. Three of my collections this past fall - Drifting Leaves, Bonfire, and Gemstone - featured this stitch and I'm not done with it yet! In fact, I have… Continue reading Stitch Tutorial: Double Front Post Double Crochet
Hello, friend, and welcome to my crochet blog! You may know me from my Instagram account @fromnicolescreations, but if you don't, my name is Nicole and I am the maker, designer, and creative force behind From: Nicole's Creations, an indie crochet business focused on providing you with quality crochet designs and handmade items. My handmade… Continue reading Welcome to my blog!