Pattern reviews

Sweetie Pie Bow Headband pattern review. 

Oversized bow:  check!

Vintage style: check!

Designed by one of my favorite designers: check!
How could I not make this adorable headband. The Sweetie Pie Bow Headband designed by Hopeful Honey. 

 
This Free pattern can be found HERE

I not only love this design, but it also taught me a whole new way to crochet!!  It’s called Tunisian Crochet and is a form of crochet and knitting combined!  I love how it looks like knit but works up quickly like crochet!  Don’t know how to to Tunisian?  Hopeful Honey Included a video tutorial on how to do it! I really liked this pattern. It worked up fast and was easy to learn. I’m a beginner with Tunisia and she made it very easy to figure out and accomplish!  

   I won’t lie, I have probably worn this headband everyday since I’ve made it!(don’t worry I washed it.  Don’t be gross! Haha)

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Pattern reviews

Little boy themed pattern review. 

So many baby boys in my family back home in Pennsylvania. I had to make more hats for little Liam back home.  I decided to go with my favorite color combo for boys to make him a few hats to grow into. 

 
The owl design is called Oh Boy Oh Boy Owl and is designed by Cre8tion Crochet.  This free pattern can be found HERE

   I love how it worked up. The ears bend on their own, the eyes just make his owl face light right up.  I had no issues working this hat up and I love how the instructions included how to carry out the color changes. 

 The Beret hat to the right you have seen before!  

It’s a Posh Pooch design!  Called Strawberry Shortcake Beret. (For Christmas).  This FREE pattern can be found HERE. 

     I knew the same three cute boy colors would be perfect for this hat.  I made it for a toddler so that Liam can wear it once he outgrows his Owl hat.   The review for this hat can be found HERE

Free Pattern · Pattern reviews

Summer SC headband. (Pattern reviews too)

Another Sunday is approaching and the boys have outgrown a size yet again. I needed some cute accessories for Their new church clothes, as well as for mommy (me) to match. I came up with this super simple and quick headband for starters.   

 Summer SC headband. 

5.5 mm
Red heart super saver
Color A

*Ch until fits desired circumference. Slst to join.  do not twist. 

Color B

*Ch1, sc in same sp and each sp around. Join to 1st sc with slst. Fasten off and weave in ends. 
Now, the entire reason I made this was so I could match the boys church clothes. 
  
Toddler Bow tie design by My Joy and Pride
This FREE pattern can be found HERE
I then decided to throw in this great Crochet Bangle, designed by Crochet For You. 
  
This FREE pattern can be found HERE
Pattern reviews

Crochet Slippers Pattern Review

Crochet Slippers Pattern design by Look at What I Made.   
 
This FREE pattern can be found HERE.  

I honestly can’t count how many pairs of slippers I have made in the past. . .  I knew I wanted a more lacy girly looking slipper to fill my slipper obsession void. I stumbled on these gorgeous ones on Facebook!  It took me an afternoon to make so I was able to whip them up and wear them so soon!  The pattern is very easy to follow and the way it works up into the slipper shape is really cool to watch as you work along.  The lacy look also makes them perfect for spring/summer. 

365days of Hats · Pattern reviews

Day 78

1920’s Lacy Headband design by Hopeful Honey. 

  This FREE pattern can be found HERE

I LIED, I’m still obsessed with vintage patterns!  I knew exactly where to find my next one too. My go to gal from Hopeful Honey!  This took me a half hour to work up. Waiting room status!  I love how the stiches work up into such a pretty lacy look. I used a larger thicker weight of yarn so I had to check my gauge and ended up using a 4.0 mm hook instead. It worked perfectly. Her designs are so lovely and very easy to follow. 

365days of Hats · Pattern reviews · Roundup

Day 77: Sunday Summer Hat Roundup

Taking a break from my usual hunt for vintage, I took a liking to these amazing and huge sunday hats. Big wide brims, some with bows or huge flowers to make a statement. I had to hunt down more patterns to make for this coming summer!  Here is a roundup of free and paid patterns for Sunday hats, as well as some great embellishment patterns!  Paid patterns marked by 💰

  

1.) Wide Brimmed Crochet Hat Pattern Review– RRC

💰2.) Southern and Sassy– Elk Studio

💰3.) Shades of Spring-Grammys Creations(Becky Dirlam)

4.) Adult Spring or Easter Hat-Cre8tion Crochet

💰5.) Simply Southern-Elk Studio

💰6.) Ashmar Garden Hat– Snappy Tots

💰7.) Southern Breeze– Elk Studio

8.) Sassy Bow– Simply Collectible Crochet. 

9.) Easy Crochet Flower(Headband full pattern)- Simply Collectible Crochet. 

💰10.) Garland Sun Hat– CP Creations

💰11.) Southern Bliss summer Hat– Elk Studio

12.) Belmont Sun Hat- KatiDCreations 

13.) Crocodile Stitch Flower Pattern Review– RRC

365days of Hats · Pattern reviews

Day 76

Wide Brimmed Crochet Hat by Grammys Workbasket. 



This FREE pattern can be found HERE

Using. Mostly single crochets this hat is sturdy and perfect for those stiff sunday hats. I always see the most gorgeous hats at The Kingdom Hall I attend. I wanted to be part of the trend!  This hat took me some time, especially with two toddlers :/ it was very easy. I used red heart super saver. This pattern is A good choice for a beginner who wants to make something a bit bigger than a usual hat pattern. 

 

  I added a crocodile stitch flower for a touch of spring. That free pattern by B Hooked can be found HERE.  100% I am in love with this peice and I will be making more Sunday hats!