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
Here it is!!!! The “Cotton Candy Mommy and Me Beanies” Pattern Set is now available! Now Mama and all her girls can have matching beanies! These are so cute and Read more
Here is the adorable little newborn baby beanie that I promised you during my video Crochet Along! It’s finally here! This little hat is so easy to make and so Read more
My new pattern, called the “Autumn Days Beanie and Cowl” set, is pattern #3 in a series of similar, yet different, beanie and cowl sets. The first pattern I introduced Read more
As you might have figured, I am obsessed with beanie and cowl/infinity scarf sets this fall!! I have designed at least 5 (see my Etsy Shop) and I may not Read more
Previous Next Click Here to Purchase the Ad-Free PDF! If you like making beanies for yourself or members of your families, this may be the beanie pattern for you. The Read more
The Half Double Crochet Headwarmer is the third piece in the four-piece winter set using the half double crochet stitch. Super simple yet elegant, and warm, you will really like Read more
Hi Everyone! I’m writing today from a very, very cold Central Wisconsin!! The last few nights we have reached -15 degrees and we barely get above zero each day. That Read more
It’s that time!! Even though it may be warm and sunny today, the cold, wind and snow are coming! And, the “Up North” Beanie is exactly what you will want! Read more
Even though the weather has been unusually fantastic here in Wisconsin for the last week or so, it is now starting to take on very “fall-like” temperatures! Yesterday, was just Read more
Today I was looking at my own Autumn Baby Hat Designs and then I thought I should look for more ideas and inspirations on Etsy! Well I found some Read more
Turkey Earflap Hat Apple/Pumpkin/Lemon Hat Acorn Hat Sunflower Pixie Hat Be sure to check out this spectacular sale of 4 popular hat patterns!!! If you would purchase the four separately, it Read more
Crochet Beanie “Alexa” Crochet Pattern By: Christine Longe Looking for a cute and cozy winter beanie? Then you have come to the right place. The new “Alexa” Beanie pattern is now Read more
I have been working on a number of new patterns and 3 have just been released on the LoveCrafts website. They are basically a crochet set including the “Snow Day Read more
(This post contains “affiliate links”. Check my Disclosure page for more information.) To make my crochet children’s character and earflap hats even more cozy, I Read more
Patterns for Thanksgiving!! As Thanksgiving approaches, you may be looking for ready-made hats (available in my Etsy shop – Lakeview Cottage Kids), or for patterns to make these hats Read more
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