• How to Crochet Your Own Placemats for a Beautiful Dinner Table

    Placemats are a great way to practice your crochet skills and give your table a special touch. I designed these classic placemats as a Christmas gift and fell in love with how quickly they worked up! I used one of my favorite eco-friendly yarns, Re-tweed by Lion Brand. The shade of green is perfect for Winter. This pattern would work well with multiple colors as well. I have a video tutorial on Pinterest for this project as well as a written pattern... Enjoy!
  • Four Valentine Crochet Projects to Fall in Love with

    I've secretly always loved Valentine's Day. I know this holiday has many haters but I find it so much fun to celebrate love with a whole lot of candy. While my kids pass out their little paper valentines I'll be crocheting mine this year! I've found four adorable heart-shaped projects that will make your Valentine's Day a little bit sweeter...
  • How to Crochet a Star Stitch Scarf. An Adorable Free Crochet Pattern!

    I've been working hard making Christmas gifts. I came up with this star stitch scarf and HAD to share it with you. It works up pretty quickly and is super cozy. The star stitch has a unique look and adds a beautiful texture to a simple infinity scarf. Keep reading for all my tips and tricks to make this project simple and easy...
  • Is it Worth the Risk? Why Starting a Business During a Pandemic was a Great Idea

    I was recently interviewed by The Knoxville Voyager where I share my story and a little bit about my experience as a small business owner...
  • How to Accessorize for the 2021 Winter Season and Look Fabulous

    I have a confession. I'm NOT a fan of cold weather. In the past, I've spent most of the winter indoors and waited (not so patiently) for it to be warm enough to emerge without three layers of clothing. Until recently, I never got into winter fashion because of my aversion to dropping temperatures. This year, I am determined to make the most of the chilly air and wear super cute (AND WARM) accessories. I did a little research on what's trending right now and came up with a shortlist of adorable and functional additions to your Winter wardrobe...
  • Five Beautiful Crochet Christmas Decor Ideas for the Holiday Lover

    I’m the type to wait until the day after Thanksgiving to put up my Christmas decor but that doesn’t mean I’m not making some special pieces before then! I love having a fun project to work on during the holiday weekend while I’m spending time with family. Here are some simple but beautiful ideas…
  • Want to Learn Crochet but not Sure Where to Start? Here’s what You Need to Know

    If you search “how to crochet” you will find thousands of blogs and videos. It can be super overwhelming to know where to start! When I decided to learn crochet, I tried to follow a YouTube tutorial but was super frustrated because it looked nothing like the video. Crochet tutorials and videos are great but if you don’t know the foundational skills then they can be super difficult to follow. I’m going to share how to crochet from the very beginning so you’re not muddling your way through a pattern or tutorial like I did. Here are the most asked questions I get from crochet beginners:
  • 3 Simple Reasons I Enjoy Crocheting with Jute Twine

    I started experimenting with crocheting using alternative materials last year during quarantine. Some of the textiles I tried were rope, t-shirt yarn, and raffia. But my favorite was jute. At the time, I didn't even know what jute was made of. I learned more about the material and created my first bag using jute twine. Now, I prefer crocheting my bags with jute for several reasons...
  • Five Quick and Easy Crochet Gift Ideas that Your Friends and Family Will Love

    Everyone keeps reminding me that Christmas is just around the corner. So I finally started working on my list of handmade gifts for the holiday season. The best part about making gifts is that I don't have to worry about them selling out! Some of the supplies have been low stock though so keep in mind when choosing your gift projects. Here are four quick and easy ideas for crochet gifts...
  • What's a Crochet Kit? Here's Everything You Need to Know About this Super Fun Project!

    I've gotten several requests for crochet patterns for the bags in my shop. So I decided to start releasing the patterns of my bags AND crochet kits with everything you need to make them. Below are all the details on the crochet kits, the patterns, and how you can get your hands on them!

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