Tuesday, January 10, 2017

New Crochet Pattern #PussyHatProject Crochet Hat - March for Women's Rights and Social Justice

New Crochet Pattern #PussyHatProject



For those of you who haven't heard, on January 21st across the country there will be marches for Women's Rights and Social Justice.  As part of these marches, women plan to wear cat ear beanies and have termed it the #PussyHatProject.


I have volunteered to help out during the march here, in Atlanta. This is a cause that is very dear to my heart.


As a part of the #PussyHatProject, I have created my own crochet pattern for the cat ears beanie above.  This pattern may be purchased through my Etsy shop by CLICKING HERE.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Pattern Review: Snowy Owl Ponytail Beanie

Pattern Review:  Snowy Owl Ponytail Beanie

Pattern by: Ashley Kneram

 Click Here for Pattern

 *This pattern requires worsted weight yarn and a fluffy white yarn for the trim.

 This is one of my favorite messy bun/ponytail hats available. If you are like me, the idea of crocheting cabled owls might make you want to drop your crochet hooks and run.  However, this is one of the simplest crochet cables pattern I've worked. 

The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. The pattern has also been tested by myself and a few others to insure there are no errors. The fluffy white trim adds a nice winter snow texture to the beanie.

I highly  recommend this pattern.



Bonus Tip:  I went up a hook size and replaced the fuzzy trim with rows of single crochets. By increasing the number of rows and hook size, the hat fit me perfectly!

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Pattern for a Ponytail / Messy Bun Beanie

Pattern for a Ponytail / Messy Bun Beanie





While I am still working on my next free crochet pattern, I thought I would share a trendy new pattern designed by one of my friends, Ashley Kneram. Ashley always amazes me with her talents. Not only is she an excellent crocheter, she can sew and come up with the most creative crafts.

The pattern uses worsted weight yarn and a ponytail holder.  It works up in an hour tops and you can change the colors to make it your own.

Plus, these beanies are a God send for those of us who need to run to the store for something but don't want to have to shower or do our hair before leaving the house. Just toss on this beanie and go!

Ashley also has a blog where you can see more of her wonderful work:  Ashley's Blog

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