Free Flower pattern to celebrate Spring

I have had many requests for this flower pattern and got up the gumption to get it all together for you, my creative readers. To celebrate Spring, here is the Frilly Peony. Continue reading

My happy crochet memory gave me an inspiration

Ever since I was in Junior High School I have loved crochet. I had a few missteps with crochet. Such as the gold and avocado afghan that I could not plow my way through. But all in all, I had fun making granny squares, hot pads, hats, and bags with crochet. I have a fond memory from back then of making a long mesh hippie vest with the help of my greek neighbor, Mrs. Arvanitis. She helped her daughter Colette and me crochet the vest from a pattern, walking us through each step. Continue reading