Crochet Cowls

Here are some of the crochet cowls I’ve made so far for holiday gifts. Recently, I wore one of my first made infinity scarves and realized I’ve come a long way in my almost year of being a hooker. My first one is too chunky, large, and awkward.

The pattern for this one came from here. As typically occurs, my version is not 100% like the pattern (sometimes an accident and less often a conscious change). I crochet tight so I began adding the pattern listed as Rows 8-16, but omitted two of the rows of double crochet.

I love this one and will have a hard time parting with it. The pattern came from this site. Again, I crochet tight even when trying my best at working loosely. My version is not loose when hung single, which helps because it looks good solo as well as doubled. For both of these scarves, I used Bernat Roving yarn.

Here is my first…it looks better in photo than on person!


Autumn Decor

I love fall and all that comes with it: crisp air, pumpkin EVERYTHING, sweaters, boots, the colors, chai and butter rum, apple desserts, scarves, Thanksgiving, wood burning fires, cozy blankets, and football. Really, this list could go on and on!!

This year I began decorating as soon as I witnessed the first leaf turn its beautiful autumn colors. My goal was to make the Thanksgiving decor better than last year; being a second year host I felt compelled to outdo my previous work. Unfortunately, I’ve been bumped for a larger, less decorated house. Oh well! I’ve contemplated having a sort of “Friendsgiving” to share the decor, but in case that falls through…


Missing from this pic is a beautiful large ‘Give Thanks’ burlap bunting banner a great friend made. I’m keeping it for next year to go with the unmade burlap table runner we will have!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Autumn Crochet Dishcloths


It’s been awhile since I’ve had time to post, but I’m keeping rather busy these days (also read as: learning how to fall camp with my new cricket trailer!). A few things in the works: autumn/fall decor, crochet boot cuffs, and a puff stitch scarf.

For now, here is a (poor) photo of my most recent dishcloth order.