This is such a cool pattern. I designed it using only the “Waffle” stitch. And, I am loving the lovely, squishy texture that the stitch brings to the design. Read more
Click HERE for Ravelry Store I am really liking this new baby blanket design. I’ve called it the Rebekah Baby Blanket. It turns out to be a very Read more
I used to make Granny Square afghans all the time. I can’t even tell you how many are still on my beds and in my closets. They are beautiful, Read more
The Granny Square has been around in the crochet world for a long time. It comes and goes in popularity. When I first started crocheting, it was all the rage. Read more
Fall is here and Halloween is just around the corner. I love this season and all the holidays. I also like the leaves changing, temperatures falling, fall festivals and Read more
This Crochet Cancer Challenge was started 7 years ago by Christine Naugle at the SweetPotato3.com blog. It was in honor of one of her beloved relative who died from cancer Read more
I am very pleased to once again join a long list of crochet pattern designers for the 2022 “Crochet Cancer Challenge”! This wonderful event is sponsored by Christine Naugle at Read more
Click Here for “Candy Cane Stripes” Afghan Pattern on Ravelry As summer days get shorter and cooler and we start planning projects and activities for fall (and I do love Read more
Click Here for the Ad-Free Pattern in My Ravelry Store Isn’t this cute? As a person who lives close to Lake Michigan and and inland lake, I love all things Read more
Are you loving bucket hats! I know I am! They are so cute for kids and adults alike. I love seeing little toddlers at the playgound or the beach in Read more
Click Here for the Ad-Free Pattern The newest dishcloth/washcloth pattern in My Summer Discloth Series is the “All In A Row” Dishcloth. I think it has a great texture, not Read more
Click Here for the Ad-Free Pattern I am loving creating these fun and fast summer projects! Dishcloths are the perfect project for the summer months, especially, because they go quickly, Read more
Dishcloth #3 in the My Summer Dishcloth Series is the “Ocean Splash” Dishcloth! I love the yarn. I love the color. I love the stitch combination. And, I hope you Read more
Dishcloth #2 in My Summer Discloth Series is “The Plain and Simple Dishcloth”! This is for the brand new beginner crocheter but I think other crocheters may like to make Read more
I am so excited to announce that I have launched “My Summer Dishcloth Series” of dishcloth/washcloth patterns. As of this posting, I have 3 patterns posted here and will continue Read more
After a few months off, Episode #6 of The Lakeview Cottage Kids Podcast is now on my YouTube Channel. I hope you will check it out HERE! You can also Read more
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