Category Archives: Crochet

Going Round in Circles

making a circle bag at craftygardener.ca

The idea had been mulling around in my mind for ages, time to think outside of the box (or square) and get into the round. I’ve been making crochet circles of different shapes and I’ve put them all together into my latest ‘purse’onality project.  

A Crochet Needlecase

a crochet needle case at craftygardener.ca

Here’s how I made a crochet needle case that resembles a little hat.  I received my original one many years ago as a gift one Christmas from a student.  It has had many years of use.

Twiddlemuffs

making a twiddlemuff at craftygardener.ca

Have you heard of a twiddle muff?  I had to look it up the first time I heard of it.  It’s a hand muff (either knit or crochet) designed to be a stimulating activity patients for suffering from dementia.

Stash Busting Afghans

granny stripe blankets at craftygardener.ca

Such a dilemma! What to do with all the odds and ends of leftover yarn?  They usually turn out to be all different weights/thickness and different colour groups.  If you are like me you do lots of stash busting projects.

Little Pot Handle Hats

how to crochet pot handle hats at craftygardener.ca

Quite awhile ago a friend asked me to make some little hats, the kind that fit over the handle of a pot or a casserole.  She gave me one from her mom from years ago and I fiddled with it and came up with a pattern.  These make great little stocking stuffers, novelty gifts, or bazaar…