Blog Post · Crochet · Free Pattern · Yarn for Thought

Dinosaur Jacket

My little niece is absolutely obsessed with dinosaurs. With the theme of dinosaurs, I set out to find any clothing patterns for a 2-3 year old that were adaptable for tailoring. This was when I came across this beautiful pattern by heart hook home. I loved the two tone pattern and I loved the simplicity. In this post I detail the process of adapting this pattern to create a Dinosaur themed Jacket.

Christmas · Crochet · Free Pattern · Stash-Busting

Stash Buster Stocking

This Christmas stocking ornament is great for using up those ball ends from your year of crafting. There are two options for the pattern, a stuffed (rag-doll) version or a flat piece. This pattern is aimed at a beginners and is written in US and UK terminology. This pattern is designed to work with DK weight yarn, but can be made with any yarn with a matching hook.

Christmas · Crochet · Free Pattern · Stash-Busting

Candle Ornament

This pattern is a the perfect stashbusting christmas decoration to use up those ball ends from your year of crafting. There are two options for the pattern, a stuffed version or a flat piece. This pattern is aimed at a beginners and is written in US and UK terminology. This pattern is designed to work with DK weight yarn, but can be made with any yarn with a matching hook.

Christmas · Crochet · Free Pattern · Stash-Busting

15 Minute Skates

These quick and cute little Christmas decorations are part of my stash busting advent calendar. This pattern is designed to work up in less then 15 minutes and use up those pesky ball remnants from this year. There are two variations of these skates, the quick, beginner level 15 minute version. There is a second 30 minute version in a rag-doll style. This pattern is designed to work with DK weight yarn, but can be made with any yarn with a matching hook. The stash-busting advent calendar will be released late November!

Crochet · Free Pattern

Eco Friendly Water Balloons

In Australia we are in the run into summer, although this year with La Nina this weekend is feeling reminiscent of winter rather then mid spring. For Australian summers it was almost a childhood rite of passage to have water balloon fights to cool down on those 40 degrees Celsius plus days. Now we are more environmentally conscious, which is why I love the concept of re-useable water balloons. Not only can the game continue for a much longer time, you only need one set of balloons and no longer use non-recyclable one-use plastics. This post shares a Crochet pattern for Eco Friendly Water Balloons!

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Commuting Crochet Essentials

The ability to crochet in the car, on the train or your commute requires you to carry some essential items. Over the last year or so I have experimented with the tools needed to crochet during your commute or on road trips. I have compiled the list of the crochet essentials that live in my work bag. The best part is these don't take up too much room!