July Pattern- by Theresa Denham

The end of July is always a bittersweet time for me. I love the long hot days of July, the inevitable vacations that we embark on during the only full month of summer, but the closing of this month reminds me of sending kiddos back to school and bracing for the upcoming colder weather. SoContinue reading “July Pattern- by Theresa Denham”

June Stripe by Jessy Rought

Materials: 6mm Crochet hook 180 yds of High Temp Color 220 yds of Low Temp Color Tapestry Needle Key: CH: Chain SC: Single Crochet DC: Double Crochet FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet YO: Yarn Over Special Stitch- Front Post Double Crochet around DC below When working the FDPC below, identify the stitch you’ll work around.Continue reading “June Stripe by Jessy Rought”

Tess Tank Top: A free beginner clothing pattern

   I have to admit that when I first started taking crochet seriously, I still resisted making garments. I gave myself about a million reasons why crochet garments just weren’t worth my time. As you know by looking at this blog, I like to keep things simple. I love crochet in its most calming form.Continue reading “Tess Tank Top: A free beginner clothing pattern”

Meet the Designer: Caitlin Reum

I’ll always be amazed at this little crafter community and how much the friendships I’ve made being a part of it mean to me. Caitlin, of WildwoodDesignsME, has been one of the kindest, most generous and supportive friends I’ve had the pleasure of “meeting” in our community. I’m always in awe of her skill andContinue reading “Meet the Designer: Caitlin Reum”

May Pattern by Wildwood Designs ME

Raise your hand if you have NO idea how it’s already June! It feels like we are just flying through this year and I’m loving keeping up with this project as we go. I know you will all love this new stripe from Caitlin from WildwoodDesignsME! She is a talented designer, dyer, and truly oneContinue reading “May Pattern by Wildwood Designs ME”

Meet the Designer: Jessy Rought

I had the pleasure of meeting this month’s designer in person at Yarn Con Chicago this year! She is kind, friendly and just SO talented as a designer, maker and seamstress. AND, we lucky Temp Blanket makers will get TWO monthly patterns from our designer for April: Jessy Rought! Learn a bit more about herContinue reading “Meet the Designer: Jessy Rought”

April Pattern By Jessy Rought

April showers bring… A new Temperature Blanket Pattern! Materials: 100 yds High Temp Color Worsted 210 yds Low Temp Color Worsted 6.0mm crochet hook Tapestry needle (for weaving ends) Key:   ch: chain hdc: half double crochet sc: single crochet PS: Puff Stitch ch sp: Chain Space Special Stitch: Puff stitch: YO, insert hook through stitchContinue reading “April Pattern By Jessy Rought”

Wandering Child Wall Hanging — a Free Knitting Pattern

I like a little adventure as much as the next guy, but really, deep in my heart, I am just a homebody. I want to cozy up in my little knitting corner with some hot tea or coffee, throw on a little indie rock and be one with the crafting. I think that’s why IContinue reading “Wandering Child Wall Hanging — a Free Knitting Pattern”