Free Crochet Pattern: Double-Thick Beanie

  poly- a combining form with the meanings “much, many” and, in chemistry, “polymeric,” used in the formation of compound words: Oh, I love words. and I love plays on words. Therefore, this hat is colled Polly…not because I know a Polly, but because the Latin root “poly-” means “many” and this hat has MANY possible iterations. Just look at this photo!   When I sat down to make a reversible hat, I […]

Chunky Lace Cowl Crochet Pattern

   Throughout the year, nothing completes an outfit with more style and versatility than scarf or cowl. When the days are cold, the wind is howling and the snow is falling, there’s nothing more perfect than this chunky lace cowl to stave off the winter chill. For Fashionistas: If you’re looking for a chunky cowl in […]

A Tiny Trio of Baskets

After the busiest holiday season I’ve ever experienced, I decided to give myself the gift of peace for the New Year. Ahhhh….peace. Wait, close your eyes, take a deep breath and picture yourself snuggled up with a cup of tea, a cozy blanket and soft music. See, the feeling is amazing! I want more of […]

The Saga of the Messy Bun Hat

Have you ever had one of ‘those’ ideas? You know the one that keeps rolling around in your head but never quite makes it out onto paper or canvas or, in my case, yarn?  I’m not sure why I hadn’t taken the time to sit down and create the Messy Bun Hut before now, but it […]