Crochet patterns

Carry Me Away Crochet Tote Bag Free Pattern

Oh, this bag! This may be my favorite pattern so far!  This pattern actually took shape in my mind while working on another pattern, the Knitty Pretty Reversible Cowl.  I love the faux knit stitch and thought this stitch would make an excellent bag.  It doesn’t have the stretch that some stitches do and sometimes bags… Continue reading Carry Me Away Crochet Tote Bag Free Pattern

Week in Review

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/24/2017

  Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home September 24, 2017 Another busy week here at Nana’s Crafty Home!  I have a new record of 4 posts this week!  I am trying to get into a pattern of working away from home, working at home, keeping my life and home together and still being crochet… Continue reading Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/24/2017

Crochet patterns

Grapevine Crochet Lap Afghan Free Pattern with Fringe Video Tutorial

This free crochet pattern is for a lovely afghan made with the block stitch.  This blanket is fun to make and so pretty to look at!  The violet color of the yarn is so vibrant and a very deep shade of purple.  My granddaughter Lauren saw me working on this and immediately declared it looked… Continue reading Grapevine Crochet Lap Afghan Free Pattern with Fringe Video Tutorial

Tutorials

Add Fringe to Any Project Step by Step Photo and Video Tutorial

This tutorial is to help you add fringe to any project — crochet or knit, poncho, scarf, blanket or anything else begging for fringe!  If you would like to have the pattern for the afghan shown in the tutorial you can find it here. Materials needed: Large crochet hook — one that is large enough… Continue reading Add Fringe to Any Project Step by Step Photo and Video Tutorial

Week in Review

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/17/2017

Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home September 17, 2017 It has been a busy week here at Nana’s Crafty Home!  Youngest grand baby had surgery on Friday and is doing well.  Consequently, life has been a little more hectic than normal.  Always so scary and nerve wracking any time the babies (no matter how… Continue reading Week in Review at Nana’s Crafty Home: 09/17/2017

Crochet patterns

Aurora Skies Ribbed Crochet Baby Blanket Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

Here is a free pattern for a lovely baby blanket.  I love the ribbed crochet stitch as you can see with my earlier design the Sassy Autumn Cowl as well as the faux knit stitch of the Knitty Pretty Reversible Cowl.  The stitches are both very easy, have a more complex appearance and yet are still… Continue reading Aurora Skies Ribbed Crochet Baby Blanket Free Pattern with Video Tutorials

Crochet patterns

Knitty Pretty Reversible Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorial

My “Aunt” Dorothy taught me to crochet close to 40 years ago.  A wonderful woman who spent many a patient hour with me teaching me all she knew about crochet, knit and sewing.  Unfortunately, I didn’t quite “take” to the knit and sew part like I did to crochet.  She was a valiant fighter and… Continue reading Knitty Pretty Reversible Crochet Cowl Free Pattern with Video Tutorial

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Crochet patterns

Sassy Autumn Ribbed Cowl Free Crochet Pattern with Video Tutorials

August has been unusually cool here in Kansas which has been wonderful!  In fact, we have only had a few weeks this entire summer of really hot weather and have been blessed with cooler temperatures and lower humidity.  Since I am a Michigan native I have never really adjusted to the hot and humid summer temperatures… Continue reading Sassy Autumn Ribbed Cowl Free Crochet Pattern with Video Tutorials