Over-ruffled Ruffle Scarf

Here’s a ruffled scarf in Tunisian crochet (from Cheryl Thies’ Tunisian Crochet Encore) that I’ll be teaching at Yarnify in April. It’s a good beginner pattern, made entirely in Tunisian simple stitch and extended simple stitch, but with short rows to keep it interesting. Though not interesting enough to prevent me from deciding I’d memorized […]

Stranded Gloves

I’m going to be teaching a class at Yarnify in March* on how to make these gloves, which are made from a free DROPS pattern. (I left the top one unblocked to help students be less critical about tension issues while the work is on the needles.) DROPS is a Norwegian yarn company that publishes […]

Blurry Leaf, Squishy Hat

Well, my attempt at Rustle of Leaves has failed due to insufficient contrast, even though the hand-dyed looks so much darker in the skein than the Cascade. Can you tell that’s supposed to be a leaf? Nobody at my Friday crochet meet-up could. I don’t think I have time to start again with different yarns, […]

Rustle of Deadline

Well, for some reason I thought I’d already gotten much further along on this scarf pattern I’ve offered to teach at Yarnify in February.  I guess I took a nap on that bus trip instead? There’s the weekend sorted for me anyhow. Edited to add: If you look carefully, you can see where my cat […]