This year our family had 6 teachers we wanted to thank – all of whom have helped our children in profound and wonderful ways. And, like most families, we’re on a budget. So for our special teachers this year, I came up with the Planting Seeds Flower Pot Cozy and printable card!
Warm weather, soft grass, walks on the beach. They all add up to bare feet. And that means it’s crochet barefoot sandals season! Nail polish isn’t the only way to dress up your feet this summer! This roundup is a reader request, and these patterns are all completely free. I’ve gathered 5 pretty (and dare I say sexy!) crochet patterns for women, and 5 super cute patterns for babies and girls!
Ruffle yarn (aka mesh yarn) is the newest entry to the novelty yarn market, and there are several competitors out there: Premier Starbella, Red Heart Boutique Sashay, Spinrite Pirouette, Bernat Twist ‘N Twirl, and more added every day. Primarily they’re used to make twisty ruffle scarves – just the other day I spotted one such scarf on a local celebrity! And while the twirly ruffle scarves are very pretty, you can bet that designers have been hard at work thinking up other fun uses for this yarn. Here are 16 free knit and crochet patterns that use ruffle yarns in new ways!