Crochet Therapy: Book Review

Crochet Therapy: The Soothing Art of Savoring Each Stitch by Betsan Corkhill 20+ projects for finding your Zen //ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ss&ref=as_ss_li_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=cactusandco05-20&marketplace=amazon&region=US&placement=1419721119&asins=1419721119&linkId=22f2253039db7d956dad5d60afda01c8&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true This site uses affiliate links. Most of us have personally experienced the calming and stress-relieving effects of crochet and that is why we love the craft. So, when I saw “Crochet Therapy: The Soothing Art of … Continue reading Crochet Therapy: Book Review

Planet Buddy- A Free Crochet Pattern

Some of my favorite things to make are amigurumi - who doesn't love these adorable little creatures with happy faces! The Planet Buddy came about after I decided to make something for my little girl, who tells me repeatedly that she wants to be an astronaut when she grows up. I try to encourage her … Continue reading Planet Buddy- A Free Crochet Pattern

Shutter Speed (Photography Basics for Crochet part 3)

This is the 3rd lesson in a 5 part photography series specifically designed for crochet and/or knit professionals. Part 1 can be found HERE. Part 2, Aperature can be found HERE. This site uses affiliate links. There is a shutter inside every camera that opens to let in light. When you take photographs, you are … Continue reading Shutter Speed (Photography Basics for Crochet part 3)

Aperture (photography basics for crochet, part 2)

Aperture Ready to show off your crochet projects and give them the respect they deserve? This is part 2 of a series of photography lessons specifically designed for crochet projects. If you missed part 1, you can find it HERE The method that I am about to teach you isn’t the only way to achieve … Continue reading Aperture (photography basics for crochet, part 2)

My First Knitted Cowl- A Free Knitting Pattern

I absolutely love to knit. It's relaxing, it's stress relieving, it's....just wonderful. And the chunkier the knit the better!  I designed this beginner cowl pattern for anyone who is just learning how to knit. It's very easy to make, and the result is so beautiful! Whip up your 'My First Knitted Cowl' pattern by following … Continue reading My First Knitted Cowl- A Free Knitting Pattern

Photography Basics for Crochet (part 1 of 5)

After I have finished with each of my crochet projects, I move on to the photography. I never rush this section. I have put a lot of time, effort, and love into my crochet work, and I want that same time and effort to be reflected in the photography. Great photos are also essential for … Continue reading Photography Basics for Crochet (part 1 of 5)

Not Your Granny’s Shawl

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 create more free patterns and content. The Cecilia Shawl … Continue reading Not Your Granny’s Shawl