Cal 2014: Day 12 – cardinal

Free cardinal crochet ornament.

We don’t see cardinals in Northern Utah, but I love adding them to my tree at Christmas.  I think this one by Hatch-ed With Love makes a great addition to our “Countdown to Christmas Calendar“. MATERIALS Yarn: Worsted weight in red, black and yellow Crochet Hook: I Miscellaneous: Yarn needle Directions: Follow directions for making “Cardinal Applique” by {Read More…}

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Cal 2014: Day 11 – trees

Free crochet tree ornament pattern.

Each year a friend of mine does an ornament exchange. I wanted to make something unique and cute, but simple since I needed to make 28. I like how this little tree turned out. For the exchange I wrapped the tree around a brown glittery “icicle” I found at walmart. They would also be cute {Read More…}

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Seasonal: Luminaries and Handmade Treasures

Luminaries make great gifts and decorations.

Decorate I started this tree skirt 2 years ago and  have a few blocks made. I keep saying I am going to finish it. This granny square tree skirt is made from a free pattern from Red Heart Yarns. Itwould be a great family project, having members of the family make a square for the skirt. This {Read More…}

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Cal 2014: Day 10 – Candy Canes

Free crochet pattern for a candy cane ornament.

Candy canes add color to any Christmas tree and there are many patterns available. This one by Yarnspirations is my favorite and is super simple to make. It adds a nice touch to our “Countdown to Christmas Calendar“. MATERIALS Yarn: Worsted weight in white and red Crochet Hook: Size F; This is one size smaller than the pattern {Read More…}

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Cal 2014: Day 9 – sheep

sheep

This cute little sheep by Fiber Flux jumped out at me one night while I was surfing Pinterest. I love how she put this together. So cute and totally unique. I just knew it had to be part of our “Countdown to Christmas Calendar“. MATERIALS Yarn: Worsted weight in white, black and green or red {Read More…}

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Cal 2014: Day 8 – Holly

holly

When I planned the “Countdown to Christmas Calendar“ I asked for ornament suggestions. Several people suggested holly and berries so I searched for an ornament that would be simple and the size we needed. This pattern by Tera of Trifles N Treasures was part of our ornament cal 2 years ago. It is still my favorite. {Read More…}

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Pinterrific: Whimsical Rainbow Christmas

Looking through this board on Pinterest makes me giggle. The colors are so fun, the projects full of whimsy. Many of the pins are things to use throughout the year too. Whimsical Rainbow Christmas~ on Pinterest | 495 Pins.

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Cal 2014: Day 7 Wreath

wreath

This wreath, with the cute bow, makes a nice addition to our “Countdown to Christmas Calendar“. MATERIALS Yarn: Worsted weight in green and red Crochet Hook: Size G (pattern calls for a smaller hook, but I chose to use a G hook) Miscellaneous: Yarn needle Directions: Follow directions for making “Free Holiday Crochet Pattern” by Oombawka Designs. {Read More…}

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