End of the Year Teacher Gifts

I know it may seem early to be thinking about the end of the year teacher gift, but when you make the gifts and have two children in school this year, you gotta start thinking and designing early! This year, my first grader is absolutely in love with her teacher and has inspired her and…

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Monster Blanket Pattern

This blanket patterns is probably my son’s favorite patterns to date. As soon as I told him what I was making, he said, “For me?” So, I hope the little boy in your life that this is being made for gets just as excited about it as mine did! Monster Blanket Pattern Skill Level: Intermediate…

Butterfly Blanket Pattern

Butterfly Blanket Skill Level: Intermediate Materials: *1 Skein Each of Background Color, Butterfly Color, and Outline Color (I used Red Heart Super Saver Brand) *I/9 – 5.50mm Hook or Tunisian Hook *Scissors *Tapestry Needle   Stitch Abbreviations: HDC = Half Double Crochet SC = Single Crochet DC = Double Crochet BG = Background Color G…

Flying American Eagle Blanket Pattern

Here is one of the ones that people have been requesting to have put up next! My Flying American Eagle row count is one of my very favorites to date. Flying American Eagle Blanket By: Courtney Carter Skill Level: Intermediate Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn (Red Heart Super Saver was used) White: 3 Skeins Red: 1…

Quick Update: A Photo Finish (PPE)

I have a photo finish! I finally finished the picture section of my The Peter Pan Effect blanket! The border isn’t complete yet, but that’ll be nothing compared to how long this actually took me to finish! Anyway, here’s is the photo: Here are some of my final figures: Hook Size: J (6mm) Yarn Used: Red…

The Peter Pan Effect

  This one is my current favorite pattern. I have a fondness for graphghans. I’ve never been a fan of the cross stitch over single crochet thing. For one, I don’t think it looks great and, for two, its double the work and I’m all for the K. I. S. S. Method of doing things.…

Tapestry Crochet

I have a love of tapestry crochet. There, I admitted it to someone…counts, right? What I don’t like, are the patterns I’ve come across that have you make the “canvas” part of the blanket and then go back and cross stitch over the top. What a waste of time! I’d rather put the picture in it…