Forever Scarf

Crochet! Magazine’s newest special issue is out!  It’s filled with over 70 crochet patterns that are cost-friendly AND time-friendly.  The issue is packed full of a variety hats, scarves, slippers, wraps, jewelry, accessory cases, purses, baby items, throws, lap robes, kitchen items, baskets, organizers, pillows and more. Included is my Forever scarf, pictured below.  You can purchase this special issue direct from the Crochet! Magazine website.  And if you don’t want to wait, download the issue right now!


Forever Scarf 1

Forever Scarf 2


Super Slouchy Beanie

The latest issue of Happily Hooked is out today and in it you will find my pattern for the Super Slouchy Beanie.

Super Slouchy Beanie Main Photo

My daughter was the inspiration for this design because she loves beanies and she also helped me out with the design. I showed her what I selected for the pattern stitch and let her choose the colors.  The design was for the Back to School themed issue, so I figured, let’s have a school-aged person be the influence of the design.  And my daughter loves the hat, so she actually will be wearing it to school!

If you haven’t checked out Happily Hooked Crochet Magazine yet, you should. It’s a great digital crochet magazine with a lot of great content and patterns.  AND welcome to the new editor-in-chief, Danyel Pink!

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Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month and GIVEAWAY!!!!!!!!

I was lucky enough to receive a copy of Tammy Hildebrand’s newest book, Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month.

All I can say is what adorable designs!!!!!!! Tammy’s fun personality shows through these designs with a fun and seasonal design for every month of the year, from hearts for February and cute lady bugs for May to beach babes in bathing suits for June and festive holiday attire.

Tammy Cover

Perhaps one of the best features of this book is that the patterns do not favor girls over boys or vice versa OR just provide a unisex outfit as many pattern books do.  Tammy designed outfits for both boys and girls for each month.


Tammy’s inspiration for the book was her granddaughter, Willow.  The patterns are super-cute AND easy enough for anyone to make.  You’ll be inspired from the moment you open the book. If you don’t have a little one to crochet for, you’ll wish you did!

Would you like to win your own copy of Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month?  Here’s how:

Leave me a comment by August 1st Noon EST telling me what your favorite item to crochet is and why.  Winner will be randomly selected and notified via email.  Good luck!

Don’t forget to visit Tammy at

CGOA 2014 Design Competition: Showing YOU the Crochet

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Crochet for Baby All Year Blog Tour

Did you know that Hooked on Crafting is part of the Blog Tour for Tammy Hildebrand’s latest book,  Crochet for Baby All Year?  That’s right!  Stop back on July 28th and check out my review of Crochet for Baby All Year plus you will have a chance to enter for a chance to win your own copy!

Crochet for Baby All Year