Pattern: Super Simple Crochet Bows

Look at these cute little crochet bows by Adaiha. They remind me of Hello Kitty bows! The pattern is easy and comes with really nice detailed photos too. She provides step-by-step photos, the pattern, and even a downloadable PDF for your convenience. She’s also been working on a “Granny Square A Day” project since 2011! […]

YarnPop & GoKnit Bags!!

Left: YarnPop Pouch ~ Right: GoKnit Bag OMG! Heart these. Just discovered these handy little accessories for knitting and crochet! I always drag some crochet or knitting with me wherever since I commute on the train to work and I always just throw my knitting into the smallest plastic bag I can find. I also […]

International Yarn Bombing Day 2012

Yarn covered stairs for International Yarn Bombing Day, Sydney, Australia (CC by JAM Project) – From BBC.com Jun, 9th, 2012 – Today is the 2nd Annual International Yarn Bombing Day ever! That’s right, although yarn bombing has been around for awhile, a day to celebrate it (worldwide) only started last year! I remember when the […]

OMG! Heart Patterns: Testing & Verification

Welcome to my site! I rely heavily on free patterns I find throughout the web… And on my own patterns that I draft myself. My site includes all of them, for free! But this also means that my patterns are not professionally tested by test knitters or crocheters. Accuracy, Clarity, & Readability Giving away patterns […]

My Etimo Crochet Hooks

Etimo Tulip Crochet Hook Set ~ By Tulip Japan ~ $79.95 I like em! But the hook shape is definitely something I’m not used to. I crochet on Boye Aluminum Hooks. I love em. But for long or large crochet projects I really start to feel it in my fingers and elbows! Yup, I have […]

Good Ol’ Granny Squares

I saw this crochet bag on the street the other day. (On a homeless bum…) I loved it! It was made with the simple Granny Square method of Crocheting. So I’ve been working on trying to re-create it myself. In the process I crocheted up a bunch of granny square swatches while designing. The quintessential […]

OMG! Heart goes to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Finger Pin Cushion from The Old Country Store Look what I found when I went to visit Lancaster, PA earlier this year! Well actually I didn’t find it. I totally missed it. My BF found it and got it for me as a surprise 🙂 🙂 🙂 Score! AWESOME FINGER PIN CUSHION! It’s a tiny […]

Crochetdermy by Shauna Richardson

I saw this on Regretsy and had to re-post. Conceptual artist, Shauna Richardson, makes life-sized sculptures out of Crochet reminiscent of the lost art of taxidermy. Kinda creepy, kinda cool, and it’s all Crochet! For two years Shauna has been creating the largest single-handed crochet sculpture in the world for a project called Lionheart Project. […]

Pattern: Baby Hat

Materials: 1 Skein Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, Aran Fleck #4313 96% acrylic/4% other fibers, Worsted Weight, 260 yards, $3.99 Locking Stitch Marker Crochet Hook: Size I-9 [5.75mm] Measurements: I sent this off before taking measurements but it measures about 6 inches across from brim to brim. Skill Level: Easy Beginner Pattern: Begin: Chain 2, […]

Handmade Ryan Gosling

Happy New Year! 2012 is here. Elections are coming up (Obama sweaters here I come!), possible apocalypse (12/21/2012), maybe we’ll get some aliens invading the earth (YAY!) … Who knows? It’s also a leap year so we get an extra day before the earth implodes on apocalypse day! I look forward to the unknown. In […]