Learning to Dye Wool Top Roving

I have been dying yarn for about four years now, and I mostly dyed cotton yarns because of the ease. With cotton you can literally buy any tie-dye kit, soda ash, and have your yarns turn out amazing. With wool it’s not as easy. I have been researching and learning about it lately. Here’s a … Read More

{Free Crochet Pattern} Bulky Winter Hat

I live in Montana. The weather doesn’t often get to what I feel is too cold. Our schools rarely have snow days, though I guess to some it does get really cold. So we were about to get hit with a huge blizzard and it was right before Christmas. I hadn’t had time to make … Read More

{Free Crochet Pattern}: Women’s Size 8 Slippers

Materials: Bernat Blanket yarn Hook size N 9.00 MM Women’s size 8- Make 2 R1: MC slst in circle ch 2, 11dc slst to join. (12) R2: Ch2 2dc in same stitch *1dc, 2dc* around. (18)R3-9: sc around (18) R10: sc 14 ch1 turn R11-20: sc 14 Fold rs in, slst or sc together down … Read More

{Free Crochet Pattern}: Men’s Size 11 Slippers

As promised, a little later than intended, I present to you the men’s version of my super bulky slipper. Don’t forget to add it to your Ravelry Queue! Materials: Bernat Blanket yarn Hook size N 9.00 MM Men’s Size 11 Slippers R1: MC slst in circle, ch2, 9dc slst to join. (10) R2: ch 2 … Read More

Mesh Market Bag (Free Crochet Pattern)

J- Hook Worsted Weight Yarn (4) Darning Needle (Weaving in ends) Bag R1: MR DC 12, SLST join. (12) R2: CH2 *2DC in each ST. SlST join. (24) R3: CH2 *2 DC in 1 ST, 1 DC in next rep around. SLST join. (36) R4: CH3 *1 DC in next, CH1, rep around. SLST join. … Read More