How-Tos, Knit & Crochet, Wearables

How to Size Handmade Clothes

One of my greatest pet peeves as a crocheter are "one size fits most" patterns and patterns customized for the designer's own body.  I prefer patterns that everyone can wear no matter what their size, shape, age, or gender.  It isn't always practical to create a pattern that fits men, women, and children, but the… Continue reading How to Size Handmade Clothes

Knit & Crochet, My Patterns, Wearables

Striped Stocking Cap

On the theme of "Homemade Christmas", I designed this hilarious (and surprisingly functional) Striped Stocking Cap.  I made the sample in dark red and gold, my nephew's school colors.  If they happen to also be Gryffindor colors, so much the better! Available Sizes: (Right now, this pattern is only available in Adult Sizes.) Small: 21” circumference… Continue reading Striped Stocking Cap

My Patterns, Wearables

FREE PATTERN: V Stitch Lace Scarf

Good Morning!  I'm making this scarf as a gift for my sister-in-law who lives in Tennesse.  It gets cold down there, but not too cold, so I wanted to design a lightweight scarf she could wear as a pretty accessorty or double up for the cold! (A more detailed, ad-free version of this pattern is… Continue reading FREE PATTERN: V Stitch Lace Scarf