Crochet an easy scrunchie hair band

Crochet an easy scrunchie hair band

Scrunchies were so popular in the 90s! Then they seemed to disappear, and now they are back. In the 90s I made piles of them, sewing from all colour fabrics. Now I decided to use the same pattern as for sewing but crochet the piece instead. Crocheting or knitting...
Crochet a slouchy hat in V-stitch

Crochet a slouchy hat in V-stitch

This slouchy hat is easy to adjust to any size. The ribbing of the beanie fits snugly around your head. The lacy V-stitch gives a textured finish to the pattern.This hat can be one you want to make in many different colours. I have already made several of them both...
How to crochet a basic granny square

How to crochet a basic granny square

Updated July 2021. Every year for many years now there has been a GrannysquareDay on Instagram. This link shows you the thousands granny square images posted from all over the world. Many are not what was originally called a granny square though but different types of...
Joyful circles scarf pattern

Joyful circles scarf pattern

The Joyful Circles scarf has a crochet net base with colourful circles crocheted separately and sewn on afterwards. Length 130 cm (about 51 inches). This length is for a summer scarf that you tie once. If you want to make a scarf that first wraps around your neck and...
Multicolour Tunisian crochet mitered squares

Multicolour Tunisian crochet mitered squares

Tunisian crochet is a great technique because it combines some aspects of both ordinary crochet and knitting. There are so many projects you can make using it as technique. I just made two new videos showing how to create multicolour stripes and mitered squares. Both...
Colorful crochet Easter eggs

Colorful crochet Easter eggs

Create a beautiful, colourful Easter decoration. The Easter eggs look very different depending on the colours you choose. I used combinations of my favourite bright colours. Each one has three colours. The pattern has only basic stitches. The criss-cross design comes...
How to start crocheting round using t-shirt yarn

How to start crocheting round using t-shirt yarn

(Updated July 2020) Sometimes I have no idea why a video goes viral! Starting to crochet a round piece like a rug, table mat, basket etc, using t-shirt yarn is one of those videos. I first had a video of a horrible quality about that in Finnish. I had made it very...
Crochet an iPad / tablet cover in shell stitch

Crochet an iPad / tablet cover in shell stitch

My daughter just started a new job and was given a new iPad. As she will be moving around a lot and carrying it with her, she wanted a cover for it. She asked me to crochet one so it would be a bit different from most covers! We talked about colours. She doesn’t...
Kalevala CAL Kalevala sea crochet pattern

Kalevala CAL Kalevala sea crochet pattern

The Kalevala sea (Kalevalan meri) pattern is the 9th square in the Kalevala CAL blanket project. The crochet-along is one of the official Finland 100 years of independence projects.   Links to PDF patterns in different languages: English Čeština Español Deutsch...
3 great crochet stitches

3 great crochet stitches

Often someone asks a question about how something is done in crochet. Many times it is easiest to answer by video. These three videos have been born that way. They are all techniques I use a lot, so it was fun making videos of them. This post contains affiliate links....
Kalevala CAL Crochet-along

Kalevala CAL Crochet-along

A year ago, a group of us Finnish crochet designers started to work on a blanket crochet-along. The timing was to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence. I don’t think any of us would have guessed how widely the project would spread! Now that soon...
Twiddle muffs for the elderly

Twiddle muffs for the elderly

Do you do much charity knitting or crocheting? Off and on I make time for it. There are so many lovely projects you can join to bring joy and help to people in difficult life situations. My mother had dementia for the last number of years of her life. I wish I had...
3 handy crochet tips

3 handy crochet tips

Most of us are always on the look-out for practical tips to make crochet easier or faster. I took a look at my videos and selected three that people have found useful. Are you familiar with them all? This post may contain affiliate links. It means that if you purchase...
Crochet heart

Crochet heart

Updated February 2021.The sweet crochet heart can be made for a decoration any time of the year. It is great for Valentine’s day, Christmas, wedding or for a baby gift. I noticed someone also used this pattern for making earrings out of fine thread. You can...

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