Featuring a bobble stitch, this pretty Half Moon Shawl has a bit of a textured look with lacy, open stitches, a luxuriously soft feel, and an elegant sheen that will make you feel like a queen! Adapted from a pattern from the Lion Brand Yarn website that calls for a super bulky yarn and Size N hook, … Read more
This is a very simple hat crochet pattern that I have used over and over again for use with our bulky Snuggle Yarn by The Alpaca Yarn Company.
In the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day I’ve made a few items out of the colorway Group of Greens – Snuggle Yarn by The Alpaca Yarn Company. There are two FREE patterns, one a crochet pattern and the other a knit pattern.
I wish I would have written down how much yarn it took to make that … Resolved to get better at keeping records, I’m adding this post to my blog for your reference and mine! Using the formula from my previous post on Figuring the Yardage Used in A Finished Project, I have come up with … Read more
I don’t know if any of you like Pinterest like I like Pinterest! Now I’m even more excited this morning after learning something new, and that is how to embed a Pinterest board on my website. So I am happy to share with you my “Valentines I Love” board. A collection of Valentines Day … Read more
This year in my Learn To Crochet Class, we’ll be making headbands. As I began to prepare for the class, I found there are many different styles, and FREE patterns too! And headbands seem to be very popular right now! The headband we will be making in class is pictured above in a handful of … Read more
Okay Ohio State fans, here’s an easy project to crochet! It doesn’t get much more basic than this, and the pattern is free! Click Beginner’s Easy Single Crochet Scarf Free Pattern. If you click on the link, Sandi Marshall has written a full explanation of the instructions for each row. If you are a beginner following … Read more
I just finished another project with coordinating yarns of different colors and weights! For this hat, I used three different Alpaca Yarn Company yarns, available online or here at the farm. The yarns I used were Snuggle in Seafoam, Swizzle in Peacock , and Paca de Seda in Black. As I’m crocheting, I usually try the hat … Read more
I love our Snuggle Yarn! Being a bulky yarn, it works up so quickly! Being a blend of 55% alpaca, 30% wool, and 15% acrylic it is much less expensive than many other alpaca yarns. Fingerless Mittens can be knit or crocheted easily in an evening or two. Keep your hands warm in cold weather, … Read more
I often, well almost always, mix and match my yarn. I start with one of my Hand Spun Alpaca Art Yarns and select other yarn based on the colors of that yarn. The hat pattern I use over and over is Loving Georgia Lee Tyler by Christine Marie Way Tyler & John Wesley Tyler. I … Read more