Sunday, March 9, 2014

Crochet Art - Printables

I am a graphic designer by trade. I love creating things on my Mac. I'd like to share with you some of my crochet themed printables. A little bit of crochet art....

Friday, February 7, 2014

I love you truly....

Our hearts are all a flutter in anticipation of Valentine's Day right around the corner. It's special to me because when I was a young girl my father would always tell me that my name was in the holiday so it was especially for me. Valerie - Valentine's Day. My sister and I would always get a special heart shaped box of chocolates. He's been gone now for nearly 12 years but whenever Valentine's Day rolls around I always remember my shiny red box of chocolates from my dad. My husband now carries on the tradition!

There are so many designs and beautiful works out there but here are a few things that caught my eye for Valentine's....near and dear to my heart....

Heart x4 by CAROcreated on Etsy.

Crocheted Valentine Heart Garland by ThePrairieCottage on Etsy.

Crochet Garland gray by namolio on Etsy

Crochet Heart by handmadeharvest on Etsy.

Granny Heart Superstar Hanging Hearts Valentine by IslandStyleCrochet on Etsy.

Crochet Valentine Card border by Thimbleanna.

Heart on a string - Natural Brown - by Loopdeedoo.

Cotton Crocheted Wash Cloth Hearts by HoneyBeeAffairs on Etsy.

Crocheted Hearts Stacks by Sewing Daisies. Love stacks!

Coffee Mug Cozy by HooksandRoses on Etsy.

Crochet Valentine Heart Pin by meekssandygirl.

Crocheted Card Holder by Magnolia Surprise - Baby Duds, Crochet, Needlework.

Crocheted Valentine Hearts for Your Sweethearts by ImagineMechanix.

Designed by PradaCreations on Etsy.


Sunday, January 26, 2014

Winter white...

I got a phone call from my sister today in Michigan. She was on her way to the drugstore. She called to tell me it was snowing really hard. She lives out in the woods so that when it snows you can really feel like you are in the middle of a snow globe. After I hung up the phone with her it came to me...winter white. Take a look at what I found.

Snow Crochet Lariats Scarf - Felted Winter White from KnittingGuru on Etsy.

OOAK Puzzle Scarf Knit with Crocheted Edging from bayahta on Etsy.

Crocheted Baby Sweater by firstsnowflake on Etsy.

White Infinity Scarf - Loop Chain Necklace by violasboutique on Etsy.

Crochet Snowman from Pickles.

Crochet Button Scarf by warmmeup on Etsy.

White Crochet Wrist Warmers by PaternsbyMarianneS on Etsy.

Crochet Headband by TreenaBean on Etsy.

Crochet White Mohair Oversized Cowl by PatternsbyMarianneS on Etsy.

Crochet Wrist Warmers by Maybethewhitedog on Etsy.

Frosted Birch Trees - photo by Tim Grams.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

It's becoming a pattern....

I don't know about you but I know what I like when I see it. So when I come across a pattern on Facebook, Twitter or on the web I have to first see if I can find the pattern. Either it's freely attached or the link leads to where you can purchase this pattern.

I have a folder on my desktop that I fill with patterns whenever I see something that catches my eye. Afghans, scarves, wristers, novelty items etc. Now, mind you, I would never have the time to create all of the patterns that I squirrel away. Whether I have the time or not I just have to have the pattern for future use.

So I am going to share with you some patterns that have caught my eye in the last month or so. They are all free patterns and you can get started right away. I hope you like them as much as I do.

(There are so many great blogs and pages out there that share patterns. You should like as many pages as possible because you never know when an image will come across that you just have to have the pattern for. There is a great community of artists out there and they should inspire you to always try something new and to use a color you may never have looked at before. )

This crochet heart pattern comes from Artist of Hats - Handmade by Jose Crochet. Here's the pattern:

These lovely pin cushion design come from The pattern is derived from the African Flower pattern. Here's the pattern: Scroll down and you'll find the pattern in English.

This crocheted Heart Sachet comes from Petals to Picots. They are one of my favorite pages to follow. Lovely work. Here's the pattern:

Here's another pattern from Petals to Picots. This crochet Mason Jar Cozy would make the cutest gift. Here's the pattern:

This Peacock Feather Square is from Banana Moon Studio. So Colorful! Here's the pattern:

Drops Design always does spectacular work. I couldn't resist this pattern! 

These Neon Love Mitts come from PomPom C Millamia. So cute!

Little Sister Hat by Linda Perlman. Photo: 2011 by Brandy Fortune.

It's a Hoot Owl Container - This is just adorable. The pattern comes from my favorite place. Red Heart.

This Hearth & Home Rug from Red Heart just looks go comfy. Love it!

This elegant afghan is next up on my list of projects.  You can find this Crochet Textured Throw at Red Heart too!

One of my printables!

Friday, January 10, 2014


With the Polar Vortex finally on the move, there are plenty of you out there in endless snow, ice, and cold....Let's warm up those hands and take a look at some mittens....

These snow mittens come from Nadzeya at So elegant....

These Modern Mittens in neon colors come from The Production Dept.

 From Sanna & Sania come Virka Vantar (Crochet Mittens) The site is in a different language - But if you copy and translate with the translate button at the top right corner you can get the pattern in English.

Crochet Mittens from Evas Studio by Evas Studio - H.B. California,

Cloud Mitten Crochet Pattern in Children's Sizes. DesignByKatieHanken on

Chunky Mitten Pattern from The Yvestown Blog.

DIY: Cozy Mitten Garland by Caught on a Whim. Here's the pattern!

Crocheted November Mittens by Brenda K.B. Anderson in Crochet One-Skein Wonders on Homemade Holiday 101.

Cute Mouse Mittens by warmyourself on

Poster by irosebot on