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Halloween MCAL 2018

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Get the clues HERE on Ravelry as they are released.






It was a very dark evening, two nights before Halloween. We were coming home from our crochet group, why was our crochet group this late at night? We all knew it was a bad idea. We walked on the quiet, dark, lonely street to our homes. In the distance we could see a little creature. He ran across the street, and disappeared out of sight. A couple of minutes later, we heard the little creature. It was such an odd noise—what kind of animal was this? None of us could make out what kind of creature this was. It was a spooky walk home. We were almost to the door—until we noticed a little shadow on our doorstep, the shadow of the little creature. We asked each other, all trying to figure out what kind of little creature this was. Should we get closer? Should we find out who this little creature was?

The finished size of your little creature will be about 12 inches. Your size will vary depending on the yarn you choose, the crochet hook you ch…

Ami-Along 2018

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I am so happy to announce I will be joining some awesome ladies and fellow designers in this year's Ami-Along.




Start date: 
1st of July 2018 End date: 
31st of August 2018 Sale dates:
25th of June till 8th of July 2018 - a few days earlier than the beginning of the event, so that you can prepare yourself :) What patterns are eligible?
Any (free and paid) amigurumi patterns designed by one of the participating designers: 
http://www.ravelry.com/bundles/patterns-eligible-for-2018 These are free and paid amigurumi patterns designed by participating designers, so yes, all free and paid ami patterns can take part. Just by choosing a paid one, you’ll take part in the prize drawing. What to do to take part? Make an amigurumi from one of the eligible patterns (see above) in the event’s time frame (1st of July - 31st of August). If you’d like to buy one, there’ll be a special sale running (offered by all participating designers) - 25% off all patterns. Yay! Just use the code AMIALONG2018 in cartCreat…

Little Bunny MCAL

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Thank you for joining the Little Bunny mystery crochet along! This bunny measures 5 inches from the top of his ears, to the bottom of his feet.
Clues for this mystery will be given on the days and times listed below…


Clue #1 - Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 10am pst
Clue #2 - Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 10am pst
Clue #3 - Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at 10am pst
Assembly - Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 10am pst


Clues will be available on Ravelry in pdf form to download and print, on Facebook in the notes, in my Ravelry Group, and on Instagram.







You will need… 30 yards of Yarn Color A

Beginner Crochet Pattern - Braided Bracelet

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🌺 A crochet pattern made for my kids crochet class 🌺

Braided Bracelet
You will need 3 different colors of yarn.
Make a chain of 16-18 stitches.
Make 2 chains in each color.
You will have 6 chains total.
Tie all 6 chains together.
Braid the chains.
Tie the two ends together.

Beginner Crochet Pattern - Bookmark

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I recently started a crochet class for kids, at the school I work at. I have been teaching very simple easy projects. Here's what we will be making tomorrow... a bookmark! :)

This pattern has no abbreviations to make it easier for the kids.

Bookmark Crochet Pattern Chain 21

Row 1 ~ Skip the first chain, that is closest to the hook. Single crochet in each chain If you want to change colors, cut the yarn and tie the two colors together.

Row 2 ~ Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch across If you want to change colors, cut the yarn and tie the two colors together.

Row 3 ~ Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch across If you want to change colors, cut the yarn and tie the two colors together.

Row 4 ~ Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch across If you want to change colors, cut the yarn and tie the two colors together.

Cut yarn, and fasten off.
Optional - you can cut pieces of yarn about 6 inches long (about the size of your hand),
and tie them to each end of the bookmark.

Cut the yarn to the same…