“Crochet Style by Crochet by Jennifer” Book Review

I have known Jennifer Dougherty, of Crochet by Jennifer, for several years now and I am so excited to be able to hold her new book, Crochet Style in my hands. I have been crocheting Jennifer’s patterns for over five years and each time that I need to crochet a gift, I always choose one … Continue reading “Crochet Style by Crochet by Jennifer” Book Review

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Owl Cocoons EVERYWHERE!

At Cactus and Cocoa, we love a new trend. And we see one coming around once more with these adorable crocheted Owl Cocoons for babies! The patterns are so beautiful, made with a combination of crocodile stitches and bright colors. Take a look at these adorable owl sleep sacks! Affiliate Disclosure: In order to bring … Continue reading Owl Cocoons EVERYWHERE!

Red Heart Gleam Yarn Review

Red Heart Yarns recently released a new line of worsted weight yarn, Gleam, and it is like no other. With one look at the skein, you’ll notice the metallic thread running throughout. It takes this yarn to another level. Any time I see metallic threaded yarn, I immediately think scarf, cowl, or shawl. So I … Continue reading Red Heart Gleam Yarn Review

This Knitting Shop is Under Fire After a Recent Facebook Post…

A Knitting Shop in Franklin Tennessee is under scrutiny after a public facebook post went up on January 24th 2017. The owner of The Joy of Knitting  made it very clear who she wishes to patron her shop going forward.  What do you think of this public post? Leave us a comment below to start … Continue reading This Knitting Shop is Under Fire After a Recent Facebook Post…

Cactus and Cocoa- Comic 1

Do you ever wonder if your yarn gets lonely? Affiliate Disclosure: In order to bring you great content free of charge, this post uses affiliate links. Please note that when you click links and purchase items, in most cases I will receive a referral commission. Your support in purchasing through these links allows us to … Continue reading Cactus and Cocoa- Comic 1

Happy Crochet Hooks Product Review

If you are anything like me, when you learned to crochet, you were immediately hooked! Crocheting is quite addicting and finishing a product is so rewarding. But I had to be careful of crocheting TOO much or I would feel it the next day. Affiliate Disclosure: In order to bring you great content free of … Continue reading Happy Crochet Hooks Product Review

These Crochet Patterns Went Viral! Have You Made One?

Crocheters everywhere love a good viral pattern. And they have every reason to! A viral pattern means that it's been tested for errors. We know how the pattern will look when completed because so many have tried it. And we know that it will be fun! Take a look at some of the most viral … Continue reading These Crochet Patterns Went Viral! Have You Made One?