Glittery Asymmetrical Chunky Crochet Ear Warmer

Chunky Crochet Ear Warmers

I need new climbing shoes, lucky readers, like really bright teal ones that So Ill makes so pretty much the last thing I need to spend money on right now is the heating bill. So I’m swaddling myself in extra layers, including this headband, which is one piece of acceptable “I don’t turn my heating on” clothing you can leave the apartment with without people thinking you’ve given up (sorry Hanes men’s XL sweatpants, I still love you). which I haven’t. I’ve made quite a few hats this winter…but I always end up with a little leftover chunky yarn that […]

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Make it Autumn Crochet Cowl

Make it Autumn Cowl in all colors

The cowl is a funny animal, lucky readers, it’s like the clothing equivalent of a borgi …where you’re like…pretty certain it’s a weird combination of pooch, but it’s just soooooooo cute and it sleeps next to you snoring lightly all night and is so heckin playful and did I mention adorable …we definitely aren’t talking about cowls anymore. but you get where I’m going with this. Not scarf, not …idk what the opposite of a scarf is…dickey? lol…but somewhere gorgeously in between. And that’s where you’ll catch me among these California Fall days, with a cowl that is warm enough […]

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Arrow Crochet Bandeau Straps

Arrow Crochet Bandeau Straps and Summery Skirt

Oh hey there, lucky readers, I’m excited about this one – because of everything that I’ve done in these first couple of months of blogging, my web crochet bandeau straps have gotten the most positive feedback (Online and in person, too!). So I figured I would keep the good juju rolling for all of us with another summery idea. This pattern is one of those that is just straight up fun to assemble. Do your finger stretches because you’re going to be doing some TALL stitches. Haven’t done these before? No sweat – check out the amazing Moogly blog for […]

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Boho Bling Slouchie

modeling a mid-summer night's slouchy

those projects that take about a million times longer than you thought, lucky readers? For me, this pattern was just that – hopefully meaning that, as a result, it should be easy breezy, smooth flamingo floaty sailin for you. But it was worth it – boho bling is like my style mantra, think the perfect accessory for maxi skirts and beauty cardigans for cool summer nights. I know this pattern defies the rules – using a G hook with lace weight mohair yarn, switching from granny square to working in the round – but it’s a fun single skein project […]

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Make it Cute Again: Fashion Upgrades Crochet Inlay

Distance view of crochet inlay

Fashion Upgrades Crochet Inlay – sha-la-la-la-la-la my oh my, lucky readers, it is already the Fourth of July. Jeepers! Insert stereotypical blogger comment about how scary it is that time has passed so fast and blah di blah. Wanna know what isn’t scary? How darling your sense of fashion has become since you’ve started following my blog. I know I know you can thank me in the comments, or by following me on instagram. I promise I’m not actually conceited, ya’ll, I’m just really excited to share this project with you. I tinker with my clothes, which sometimes leads to […]

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Granny Square Crochet Bows

granny square crochet bows

Granny Square Crochet Bows I don’t really consider myself very girly, lucky readers, but then there are the days where I try on all my dresses and jewelry and go crazy on the make up before I go ruin it all climbing for 3 hours. I dedicate this post to those days. I know there are a million kinds of crochet bows ideas out there, but I’ve been on a granny square kick, and I like the simplicity of a granny square bow – no measuring required, and the lacy appearance is nice, too. You’ll need these for one of […]

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Make it Relaxing: Micro Pouf Crochet Pattern

micropouf on ottoman

Micro Pouf Crochet Pattern My propensity to adore anything mini, lucky reader, is something I don’t fully understand about myself…or anyone else…but nonetheless it has driven me to crochet SO MANY mini things: mini narwhals mini pigs mini unicorns mini ducks mini bunnies You get the idea, and so at this point, I’ve just had to accept it is a part of me that will never go away. But there are only so many friends, babies, and babies of friends that you can give these things to…especially at my ripe old age of 24. So basically my next mini project […]

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Triple Tucked Crochet Sweater

Triple Tucked Crochet Sweater pairs well with a maxi skirt

NOTE! I have introduced a $1.00 version of this pattern on Ravelry. It is print-friendly, nicely formatted, and more informative. Triple Tucked Crochet Sweater I’ve had this vision, lucky readers, of making a summery version of this free people sweater I’ve had for years. Can we talk about this sweater for a minute? I love it so much. It’s attractively fitted, I just love the beading across the top, the ridged motif at the bottom, and how the stitching is just spaced enough to show off your favorite bralette. But I’m not really an advanced pattern creator, so I had […]

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Fashion Upgrades- Boho Sleeves

Modeling boho sleeves

Fashion Upgrades- Boho Sleeves there is no excuse for lame sleeves, lucky readers, not while you have me in your life. Today’s post was inspired by those lovely thermal sweaters Free People makes around Winter time. But it’s not thermal weather, and honestly it’s too easy not to just do yourself. And if you have no idea what I’m talking about right now, we’ll just get to the program. I used a simple shirt from the gap, a couple of coordinating cotton fat quarters, and a pretty floral lace. If that doesn’t just scream millennial fashion, than you are probably […]

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Web Crochet Bandeau Straps

Web Crochet Bandeau Straps my latest fashion obsession, lucky readers, has been those adorable bralettes with the intricate lace backs. Show me a dress that doesn’t benefit from a great bralette and…I’ll actually probably agree with you, as I’m confident there are some heinous exceptions to my rule. But by and large, they are THE summer accessory, along with a unicorn frappacino and some super shiny Birkenstocks (currently accepting donations of all of these…note that no Starbucks baristas were stressed for the creation of this post). And that is why, I had to add my own twist. This web crochet […]

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Gnarwall Crochet Chalk Bag

gnarwall crochet chalk bag pin image

Gnarwall Crochet Chalk Bag I’m learning to lead climb, lucky readers, and as stoked as I am about that, I’m also a little bit terrified. So I made myself a little good luck charm, in the form of a narwhal-shaped chalk bag. I call him Gnarwall. He’s pretty much the best. So whether you are a seasoned climber, a beginner, or just a friend of one of these people, I think you owe it to yourself or your climber buds to make a gnarwall crochet chalk bag on the ASAP. This is a long post, so I’m going to let […]

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No Sew Fleece Socks

No-Sew fleece Pin Image

No Sew Fleece Socks It is going to be 65˚ and sunny β˜€οΈ here today, Lucky Readers, which is why I’m wearing my lucky green in the form of a sundress. but I know a lot of you are still doubting that the equinox is really only a few days away, so consider today’s post a little hibernation-helper. Not to keep beating this drum…but you know that I always try to do my DIY on the cheap. And while this usually works out pretty well for me, the one thing that I really miss is a sewing machine. But it […]

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