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Rustic Summer Asymmetrical Shawl: FREE Crochet Pattern

With a lightweight yarn and drapey, semi-open stitch pattern, the Rustic Summer Asymmetrical Shawl crochet pattern is great for those cool spring and early summer nights. This free pattern is worked on the bias and is perfect for advanced beginners!

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Business Recap

April 2024 Recap

For those new to the blog, this year I decided to publicly document what a crochet designer makes to show the ups and downs of selling crochet. The goal has been to create discussions within the community and understand what it takes to sell in the current market. We are inundated with messages all over… Continue reading April 2024 Recap

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Business Recap

March 2024 Recap

Another month, another monthly recap! For those new to the blog, I decided to be extremely transparent in 2024 with what my business brings in financially as a part-time crochet designer/blogger/maker. I wish I had been able to see this type of info from others when I first started designing to help normalize what some… Continue reading March 2024 Recap

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Beanies & Ear Warmers, Shawls, Cowls, & Scarves

Rustic Summer Headband & Cowl Crochet Patterns

The Rustic Summer Headband & Cowl crochet patterns are designed for spring and fall with a lightweight, semi-open stitch pattern for warmth and breathability. The headband comes in 5 sizes, and the cowl in 3, with yarn suggestions and yardage details included. Perfect for outdoor activities in changing temperatures. Available on Ravelry and Etsy.

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Tutorials, Techniques, & How-Tos

The Herringbone Half Double Crochet (h-hdc): Stitch Tutorial

The herringbone half double crochet stitch (often abbreviated as hhdc, hbhdc, or h-hdc) is a fun variation on the traditional half double crochet (hdc) stitch. With just one small change, you can makes a fun texture that gives an entirely different look to your piece and adds more dimension to whatever you are making. Disclaimer:… Continue reading The Herringbone Half Double Crochet (h-hdc): Stitch Tutorial

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Business Recap

February 2024 Recap

Another month down, another monthly recap on the blog! If you missed it last month, I did a poll over on my Instagram page at the beginning of the year asking if people would be interested in seeing the monthly financial breakdown of what I make as a small, part-time, independent crochet designer, maker, and… Continue reading February 2024 Recap

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Beanies & Ear Warmers, Patterns

Sandy Shores Beanie & Messy Bun Beanie

Messy bun or closed top? Fitted "no brim" beanie or beanie with a brim? Pom pom or no pom pom? So many options, so little time. Good thing these gender neutral bulky weight beanies work up fast!  Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and make a purchase… Continue reading Sandy Shores Beanie & Messy Bun Beanie

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What’s in store for 2024?

Wow! How are we already a full month into 2024? I had planned to sit down and write this post at the very beginning of the month, but I couldn't seem to put my goals for the year into words...or at least I wasn't ready to put them on the internet. Then, I kept putting… Continue reading What’s in store for 2024?

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Beanies & Ear Warmers, Patterns

Coffeehouse Santa Hat Crochet Pattern

Want to make a fun twist on a holiday classic? Then look no further than the Coffeehouse Santa Hat crochet pattern! With its half double crochet in the 3rd loop and all those fun bean stitches, this Christmas hat is definitely full of texture and pizzazz. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. This means if… Continue reading Coffeehouse Santa Hat Crochet Pattern

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