Pink Crochet Bookmark

In a similar spirit to the mug rug that I posted a couple of weeks ago, I was looking to recreate the woven bookmarks I made this past summer with there crochet equivalent.  Here is a simply patterned one that uses altering single (Sc) and Treble (Tr) crochet.  You should be able to complete this…

Bumpy Textured Mug Rug

Last summer I briefly immersed myself into the world of weaving, and one of my weaving projects was creating woven mug mats for gifts.  Now this turned out to be a lot more time consuming then I first believed, and I only completed a total of three of them, despite my lofty goals, and only…

Single Crochet Fingerless Gloves

I am a big fan of the fingerless glove.  I keep a pair by my computer, which are perfect for long stretches of computer time, they keep my hands warm without impeding my work.  The ones I made for this post were the easiest ones I have made to date.  I used single crochet for…

Bookmark: Plain Weave

I wove this bookmark using a plain over, under weave.  Variations in the pattern occurred when I switched out colors or doubled my weft thread.  I used lace weight yarn that I dyed about a year ago.  The natural dyes I used in the coloring for these two yarn colors came from coffee (brown) and…

Red, Blue, and Pink Plaid

This is my first attempt at weaving.  My trip to Guatemala inspired me to learn.  This first project was very much an experimental test run in what works, what doesn’t, how a pattern comes together, how the colors combine, what happens if you use different thicknesses of yarn, and how all of this might vary…