Eloise Bonnet

The Eloise Baby Sweater has been such a popular pattern, I wanted to design a hat to go with! When I asked what sort of hat people were looking for, the resounding answer was a bonnet! And so.. introducing the Eloise Bonnet!

Eloise Bonnet - free #crochet pattern on Moogly!Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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A Brighter Holiday with an OttLite Giveaway on Moogly!

I’ve been drooling over the OttLite lamps for years, but hadn’t yet pulled the trigger on a purchase – it was so hard to decide which one! So when I was contacted by the OttLite company and asked if I’d like to do a review and giveaway for one of their lamps, I jumped at the chance! And I’m so glad I did!

OttLite Floor Lamp Giveaway on Moogly! US only, ends 12/18/14, see post for details!

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Eloise Baby Sweater Tutorial

Many of you have asked for an overview of how the Eloise Baby Sweater is made. It takes several hours (at least!) to make one, so today I have an overview for you, which I think will answer most of your questions!

Eloise Baby Sweater - #crochet tutorial video by Moogly!

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10 Free Last Minute Christmas Crochet Patterns!

Only a couple more weeks to go until Christmas 2014! The stockings are hung, the tree is lit, and hooks are flying fast and furious! In the past I’ve created collections of Christmas Trees, Ornaments, Ornaments Again, Stockings, Garlands, and most recently Printables! So this time I’ve simply collected 10 fun free Christmas themed crochet patterns that have never before been featured on Moogly – and all work up nice and quick for last minute gifting and decorating!

10 Free Last Minute Christmas Crochet Patterns! Collection on Mooglyblog.com

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Scarlett Shrug

I’ve always wanted to design a shrug – they’re simple in concept and easy to make, but the little details can really make them stand out! This pattern has been months in the design – but takes only a few evenings to make! Introducing the Scarlett Shrug!

Scarlett Shrug: Free #Crochet Pattern on Moogly!Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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Finishing Up the 2014 Moogly Afghan Crochet-a-Long!

I know it’s a symptom of getting older, but I still can’t believe we’re at the end of 2014 already! Deciding to lead a big crochet-along this year was a relatively spur of the moment decision for me, but I’m so so glad I did – and even happier that you all joined me! It had it’s bumps along the road for sure, but I think over all it’s been a success – and I know I’ve learned a lot! For instance, how tricky it is to take a picture of a whole blanket…

The 2014 Moogly Afghan Crochet-Along!

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Polka Dot Border

The Polka Dot Border is a nice, solid edging pattern that I came up with while finishing up my afghan for the Moogly 2014 Afghan Crochet-a-long! It works really well as a final round after joining squares with the Tight Braid Join, which is how I used it. However, with one extra round, it should work as an attractive crochet edging pattern on any blanket!

Polka Dot Border - free #crochet edging pattern on Moogly!Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques with Edie Eckman! (and a Great Deal!)

The name Edie Eckman should be familiar to you – not only is she the author of several great crochet books, including The Crochet Answer Book, she’s also the author of Christmas Crochet – which I featured here on Moogly! And now she’s also taught a class on Craftsy – Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques! So you can learn right from Edie herself! Bonus… right now you can enroll in Improve Your Crochet on Craftsy for 57% off! But read on to see what all is included…

Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques with Edie Eckman - love this Craftsy class for taking your #crochet to the next level!

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Hookin On Hump Day #84: Link Party for the Yarny Arts!

Welcome back to Hookin On Hump Day! I’m delighted to once again be here with my  co-host, Kara from Petals to Picots! If this is the first time you’ve been here since Kara came on board, be sure to check out all the details of the newest version of Hookin On Hump Day in the “simple rules” section below – they’ve been simplified and streamlined, much like the look of the party itself! Now let’s see what Kara put together for us this month – and be sure to enter your links for the one I put together 2 weeks from now!

Hookin On Hump Day #84: The best new #crochet and #knit projects from around the web!

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