Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cute Dinosaur

How about a Teal Dinosaur with Green spots. So cute

Newest Pattern, Cute Dinosaur
Available now through my Website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

Free Time, Cute Little Ghost

Time for a free pattern. Getting ready for Fall...that means it's time for Halloween.

A Cute Little Ghost with Button Eyes

Get your pattern here or visit Ravelry, or Craftsy to download a PDF Version

Friday, August 24, 2012

New Kitty Cat Pattern

What's better then a Cute Kitty Cat with a tiny hat?

 Newest Pattern, "Cute Kitty Cat"
Available now through my Website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

A Bat and A Witch's Hat

Halloween is here. At least at my house anyway. I know it seems early, but if your going to make these in time for Halloween I need to make now. I'll be working on Christmas soon. Eccckkk

I hope you like the newest Halloween pattern

 "Cute Bat and a Witch's Hat" 
Available now through my Website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

Monday, August 20, 2012

Love Those Bears

Can't help it, I'm a bear lover. So I had to have another one. This sweet cub is approx. 16 inches tall from the top of his head to the bottom of his feet. His pattern comes with instructions to make both the flower and the bow. So make him in your favorite colors or match a baby's nursery for a sweet gift.

Favorite Teddy Bear is made with two strands of worsted weight yarn held together throughout. You will need to know basic crochet stitches (i.e., single crochet, double crochet) and how to crochet in the round.

Patterns are available now through the website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

Sunday, August 19, 2012

New Cute Witch Crochet Pattern

Seems a little hard to imagine right now, will be here before you know it. Time for holiday patterns and changing seasons.

I'm thrilled to introduce my new Witch pattern

Available now through the website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Needle Sculpting

Do you have problems with needle sculpting? Be sure to check the tutorials for some help.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Getting Ready

You may have noticed my e-books have been removed from Ravelry along with some of my patterns. Sorry for the confusion, but new e-books will be back soon and new patterns are always in the making. Had to get ready for those patterns going to print in February. I'll be sure to keep you posted.

Monday, August 13, 2012

New Patterns, Cute Horse and Otter

I'm thrilled to introduce my newest patterns.

Otter is about 12 and 1/2 inches tall with sweet whiskers and stitched claws

Cute Horse is about 13 inches tall from the top of his head to the bottom of his feet

Patterns are available now through the website, Ravelry, Etsy or Craftsy

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Free Cute Mushroom Crochet Pattern

New crochet pattern time! Cute mushrooms. Pattern includes instructions for four different sizes (3-5 and 1/2 "). Make your mushrooms with worsted weight from your yarn stash. Pattern is available here from the free pattern section of you can get the PDF from Ravelry or Craftsy in PDF format.

Happy crocheting

Ready, Set, STITCHES 2012

It's Stitches Time! Almost like Christmas for me. Yep, a day with friends, surrounded by beautiful fibers, new patterns and people who love doing what I do, not to mention...a lot of shopping.

Can't wait, I'll be there Friday because goodness knows I need more yarn (not, but that's not the point)

Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL

What's New in August

Have to be honest...there is nothing new on my knitting needles this week, but there have been a few things on my crochet hooks. I've been at Elgin Knit Works, doing two of my favorite things, talking about knitting and crochet and talking about knitting and crochet with some of my favorite people.

Speaking of favorite people, Joyce Garris designer of After This Row will be at Elgin Knit Works tomorrow. She'll be showing everyone how to get the most from their project sheet and charts.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

After This Row Presentation

Thursday  August 9th
11:00- 2:00

Join us to learn about a new system for keeping your place in any knitting pattern. 
Meet the creator of "After This Row" (, Joyce Garris.  
Enjoy some refreshments while you see her system in action. 
Three lucky customers will win a free copy of the system.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Elgin Knit Works

To help celebrate, Chicago's Yarn Crawl, I'll be at Elgin Knit Works on Sunday August 5th from 12-4 and Tuesday August 7th, from 11-2. Hope to see you there, I have a new cute mushroom pattern to share.

Chicago Yarn Crawl

Don't miss this year's Chicago Yarn Crawl for more information, events and participating locations.

Going to Print

I'm thrilled to announce of the patterns are going into a printed leaflet soon. I'm sad to announce they will no longer be available here or through my other shops. I'm not exactly sure of the date, they need to be removed, but I'm guessing it will be the end of July early August.

The printed and downloadable leaflet will be available soon though so you will be able to get the patterns again, they just won't be available directly from me. I'll be sure to keep you updated and give you exact dates when I know more.

The patterns chosen for the leaflet

Simply Cute Dog

Simply Cute Cat

Simply Cute Elephant

Sweet Bunny Rabbit
Simply Sweet Monkey

Simply Cute Hippo 

Teddy Bear for Hugs
Simply Cute Giraffe