Monday, September 28, 2015

Tri-Colored Braided Infinity Scarf

Fall is finally here, and one of the first things I wanted to make for this season was this Braided Infinity Scarf designed by The Rookie Crafter! I've made a few of these before in a solid color and I loved them. I wanted to try it in three different colors and see how it looked!

I love making these because they are very simple and easy to put together. Any beginner who has learned to chain and double crochet can make one! There are also so many different color combinations you could make! Favorite sports teams, school colors, the possibilities are endless with these braided infinity scarves. 

What do you think? Would you wear one yourself? Or maybe you're looking for a Christmas gift idea that isn't your typical hat or scarf.
What colors would your scarf be in??

Monday, April 6, 2015

Going Headband Crazy! - Link to Free Pattern!

Hey there hookers!

I hope everyone is enjoying their spring! I know I am. I've been spending lots of time outside enjoying the weather, and even taking some trips to the beach!

I've also been enjoying making a few spring projects!
This one is just the beginning.

This headband is called the Thai Garden Headband (click on the name for the pattern).
 I spotted this pattern on Pinterest one day, and knew instantly that I had to try it. It looked simple and just perfect for the spring time!

It only took me about an hour to work up, and the flowers were fairly quick to make also. It's the perfect project to make if you need a quick gift, or want to make out like a bandit at craft fairs this season! 

I used Loops & Threads - Woolike Simili-Laine super fine yarn. This is my first time working with such lightweight yarn, but I liked it! I can't wait to make some more things with it for the spring and summer.

What other things do you think would be good to make with this yarn?

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Spring Is Here! Photography Adventures

Believe it or not, even with all the snow around, spring has arrived! I'm anxious for the nicer weather, especially because of all the snow we've gotten this year. Needless to say... I am OVER IT! 

One of my favorite things to do in the spring is photography. I love taking pictures and finding beauty in ordinary life. I find old, vintage, and weird things most attractive. I enjoy looking at things from different vantage points as well; high up, down below, super close, or really far away. I like to make things as interesting as possible when taking photographs.

I have recently moved to a new area, and luckily am within walking distance of a lot of local businesses, as well as the beach! I've never lived this close to the ocean before, and I've been anxious to get a look and take some pictures! 

I used Picasa to edit these pictures. They were all taken with my iPhone, since my camera is still back in my old town. Still, I love the way these came out, and it was so nice to sit and relax at the beach for a while!

Lately I've been going through a rough patch, and had taken a break from blogging for a few months so that I can focus on myself and get back to where I needed to be mentally. Now that I'm feeling better, I'm more excited than ever to bring you guys some great crochet patterns, and maybe some other things too! This is the happiest I've ever been, and I'm really enjoying my new life. 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Spring Flowers! - Free Crochet Pattern Links

Hey there! 

It's been such a long time since I've shared anything on here, and I'm very sorry for that. The good news is that I'm back, and have a LOT of great new things to share! The first is this awesome flower headband. 

The weather is getting nicer, the birds are starting to chirp, and even though it snowed 2 days ago, I can tell that spring is on its way! 

In honor of spring and the nice weather, I found a couple new patterns on Pinterest to try out and play with. The first free pattern had caught my eye MONTHS ago, and I just got around to trying it out. 

After making a handful of these in some fun colors (purple, turquoise, and yellow) my first thought was to make a blanket out of them like I'd seen on Pinterest originally. But then I thought about how adorable these little flowers were individually, and decided to make a headband to put them on. 

Let's be honest, I don't think my attention span is big enough to make hundreds of these flowers to make a blanket. I needed something a little smaller to accomplish.

The headband is by Cotton Gin Studios, and its called the Textured Headband.
I wanted something simple, not too flashy, and without a button closure (because I'm out of buttons at the moment, no other reason! ha)

The end result was this insanely adorable headband that's so comfy, and perfect for spring! 

Stay tuned for some more awesome free patterns! And make sure to follow me on Facebook and Pinterest and keep up with the latest patterns I find!