Emergency Preparedness · Off Topic

It’s Preparedness Season! Post 1 – The Intro

So, I am fully aware that this is supposed to be a crochet/DIY blog as per me setting it up that way. However, I'd like to take a few posts to talk about something else that is super important to me; emergency preparedness! Don't worry; I'll go back to crochet and DIY projects soon! For… Continue reading It’s Preparedness Season! Post 1 – The Intro

Crochet Patterns · Easter Projects · Free Crochet Patterns · Spring Projects

Easter Bunny Buddy – Free Crochet Pattern

Easter is an interesting holiday in our family. Not because we go all out or have lots of plans or anything; actually it's the opposite. Growing up my dad was (and still is) a pastor. In my experience being the Pastor's family meant big church holidays were a little different. Because Easter was a long… Continue reading Easter Bunny Buddy – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Patterns · Free Crochet Patterns · Kids Projects · Nerdy Stuff

Pete the Cat Costume Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

We love to read in this house. We have a huge library in our house of books. Now granted, most of them have less than twenty pages and are filled with pictures, but nonetheless it is a site to see. Chances are you too have a young reader who enjoys picture books, or at least… Continue reading Pete the Cat Costume Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Patterns · Free Crochet Patterns · Nerdy Stuff · Spring Projects

Scandinavian Gnome – Free Crochet Pattern

My husband's family is Scandinavian. At least that is what he thought. His family was known to hail from Friesland and have traces all the way back to the Vikings. Almost everyone in his family is large in stature and personality; totally fitting for Viking descendants. Being his family was 'for sure' Scandinavian we have… Continue reading Scandinavian Gnome – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas Projects · Crochet Patterns · Free Crochet Patterns · Winter Projects

Oh Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas time is officially here! Ok, I am a bit behind; it has been here for a while.  But amongst all the crazy running around to see various family and friends to enjoy the holidays I was given a challenge. My son has spotted a crazy cute Christmas tree hat at the store and of… Continue reading Oh Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas Projects · Crochet Patterns · Fall Projects · Free Crochet Patterns · Winter Projects

Calder Cross Winter Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

It is an age old conundrum; anyone who crochets has probably been in the thick of it. You want, maybe even need a new cold weather hat, but making a hat for yourself always gets pushed aside or forgotten amongst all the other projects. Or maybe you just haven't found the right pattern yet? Or… Continue reading Calder Cross Winter Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Christmas Projects · Crochet Patterns · Fall Projects · Free Crochet Patterns · Kids Projects · Winter Projects

Chunky Penguin Pal Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

There is an odd thing that happens in the early stages of a child's life. They find a particular stuffed toy or blanket and latch on for dear life, never letting go come hell or high water. As a parent, you pray it is something easily replaced or repaired to avoid the hell of your… Continue reading Chunky Penguin Pal Hat – Free Crochet Pattern

Crafts · DIY Life

Sprouting Jar Lids For Under $2!

At our house, we have always liked to do things DIY if possible; and that lead to taking steps towards self-sustainability. Now, while we live in a modern house with modern convenience in town we still like to take little steps here and there towards being more self reliant. I wouldn't call us full fledge… Continue reading Sprouting Jar Lids For Under $2!

Crochet Patterns · Fall Projects · Free Crochet Patterns

Mini Sweater Style Pumpkin – Free Crochet Pattern

What is better than an adorable sweater like pumpkin? How about a miniature version? I was asked by a friend to make a centerpiece using my original Sweater Style Pumpkin but to add to it. So what better way to complement the original with a mini. This adorable mini version took all of an hour… Continue reading Mini Sweater Style Pumpkin – Free Crochet Pattern