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
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
Welcome to Vintage Vixen's first Crochet-a-long! Every month in 2018, we will use the month's stitch pattern to make two blocks. By the end of the year, we will have 24 blocks ready to join into a wonderful afghan! This post discusses the layout of the blocks so that you can plan your color choices! … Continue reading 2018 Vintage Vixen CAL: Layout
Scrubby Yarn makes wonderful dishcloths and bath toys, but it can be tricky to work with! Here are some Tips & Tricks: Red Heart Scrubby Yarn My number one problem when working with scrubby yarn is that I can't see my crochet stitches! Here are a tricks I've learned to help: Use a larger hook! The… Continue reading Scrubby Yarn
December Blocks (for Beginners)
Welcome to Vintage Vixen's first Crochet-a-long! Every month in 2018, we will use the month's stitch pattern to make two blocks. By the end of the year, we will have 24 blocks ready to join into a wonderful afghan! This post discusses color choices! The sample piece will be worked in twelve colors, but… Continue reading 2018 Vintage Vixen CAL: Choosing Colors
The Color Wheel Red, Red-Orange, Orange, Yellow-Orange, Yellow, Yellow-Green, Green, Blue-Green, Blue, Blue-Violet, Violet, Red-Violet Complementary Color Suggestions: 3 Colors 3 Colors (Light & Pigment): Red, Green & Blue; Pink, Yellow, & Bright Blue; 3 Colors (Primary Triad): Red, Yellow, Blue 3 Colors (Secondary Triad): Orange, Green, Violet 3 Colors (Tertiary Triads): Red-Violet, Yellow-Orange, Blue-Green… Continue reading The Color Wheel
Starting in December, I'll be posting one new stitch pattern every month and making two blocks in that pattern. By next December 2018, we'll have twenty-four blocks ready to be pressed and joined into an afghan!
These are the yarns I'm using for the 2018 Vintage Vixen Crochet-a-long!