When spring gets close I am always ready to start scouring my house. I stock up on cleaning supplies. This year I decided to make some extra strong cloths and scrubbers to stand up to the spring cleaning demands. This actually came about because of a headband. Yep, a headband. I was making one for a friend’s birthday and as I worked the cluster stitch
Free patterns to crochet unique things for your family and home: beanies, sunhat, whimsical hats, baby, blankets, decor, pillows, scarves, stuffies, seasonal and more.
Each pattern has been tested and most are easy enough for beginners with basic crochet skills. Help is always available through email or in our facebook group, Totally Snappy.
A few years ago I had some requests for a horseshoe applique to go on the bottom of my “Big Kids Cocoons” instead of paw prints. With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would go ahead and release the pattern here in case anyone would like to make a lucky horseshoe. Horseshoe Pattern Materials and Details Yarn: Worsted weight in
These cloths were designed as part of my Spring Kitchen Set, which includes hanging hand towels and a place mat. Make as a cloth or double for trivets or even stuff for small pillows and decorations. Make several for a horizontal banner or vertically on a door. Spring Cloths An ad-free, downloadable PDF which includes all of the photos and instructions for the hanging towels,
Spring is a great time to bring sunshine into our homes and what a better way than through colorful crochet towels. I designed these as part of a crochet along in 2018 so there is a video too. You can make them right along with me so grab some fun cotton yarns and get started. Spring Hanging Towel An ad-free, downloadable PDF which includes all
What creates a peaceful moment for you? I’ve had a few emotional days lately and some great friends suggested finding a happy place. For me that is often crochet. Another friend, Kate of Crafting Friends Designs, was talking about the new yarn, Red Heart Amore and had me check my local Walmart to see which colors they carried. I was pleasantly surprised at their selection.
I have always loved Dr. Seuss. His books make me happy. I think his colorful and whimsical world have impacted my life and also my designs. March 2nd is his birthday and in the past I have gone into schools to read to students and celebrate his happy day. I usually take some of my favorite books and each year I wish I had a
I have wanted to make a new “swimming” shark to go along with my collection of shark patterns. I think they turned out really cute and will be fun for boys and girls of all ages. I included a bow for a girly touch and a mustache for the manly sharks in our lives. Of course they would be great in grey too, but you
Happy February! By this time each year I am ready for COLOR so Valentine’s Day is a great way to brighten life. S Growing up, my mom always had a special Valentine-y gift for each of us at the breakfast table. I always loved seeing the hearts, reds and pinks. With those memories in mind, I wanted to create something that could easily and quickly
A giant squishy soft heart pillow is the perfect way to show people you love them. Give a gift they will love year round… and will be reminded how much they are loved too. Last year my first grand daughter was born 6 weeks premature and came home from the hospital close to Valentine’s Day. I wanted to make a giant heart mat for her
I really like having handmade things on hand to give as gifts, especially when someone needs a little pick me up. I have found these little crocheted tissue covers are the gift that keeps on giving that hug. Last summer I needed a little something to give a group of ladies and so I used my “Pocket Tissue Cover” pattern and made several one afternoon.