30 Plus Free Spring Crochet Patterns

The fact that winter is coming to an end doesn't mean it's time to put away the yarn. Today's round-up is full of beautiful free spring crochet patterns. You'll find everything from Easter decor to spring scarves and more. Enjoy! Spring Inspired Crochet … [Read more...]

How to Make T-shirt yarn and 30 Plus Projects to Make

I have been a busy girl creating yarn from old t-shirts. Did you know you can make a continuous strand of yarn and create a sizable roll of yarn from just shirt? Once you have created your yarn, the potential projects you can create are unlimited. I used the exact process shown in this video DIY … [Read more...]

50 Plus Awesome Ways to Upcycle Clothing

[pinit][pinit] Before you haul that pile of old clothes off to Goodwill, you may want to check out this collection of 50+ awesome upcycled clothing tutorials! Up the style of your wardrobe with some simple and inexpensive creative ideas to refashion those old clothes. Did we miss your favorite? Let … [Read more...]

50+ Heart DIY, Crafts and Jewelry Projects to Make

[pinit] [pinit] It's all about hearts today, with this collection of over 50 DIY heart projects you can make. You will spy jewelry, crafts, wall decor, clothing and more, sure to inspire your Valentine's Day festivities. DIY heart button art! Coiled Magazine Page … [Read more...]

Saori Technique; How to Weave a Coaster

[pinit] [pinit] I am thrilled to introduce the first of SBLC's weekly contributor posts!  Welcome Cyn from Creative Cynchronicity.  She is sharing a great cardboard loom weaving technique that you can use to creative beautiful fiber are.  Make unique gifts, and teach your children the technique … [Read more...]

Over 50 Quick Crochet Patterns for Great Gifts

[pinit] [pinit] I have been giving you quick, easy crochet patterns here and there, in anticipation of holiday handmade frenzies everywhere. Today I am sharing a collection of over 50 of my favorite crochet gift ideas with free patterns so you can make them yourself! Easy … [Read more...]

Great Crochet Gift Idea; Free Pattern Mug Cozy

[pinit][pinit] Every year about this time, crochet hooks and knitting needles around the globe are busy preparing handmade holiday gifts.  I oscillate between crochet and knitting, but this year it seems to be all about crochet for me.  I wanted to share this great Coffee Mug Cozy Crochet Pattern … [Read more...]

Crochet a Funky Bracelet with Scraps

[pinit][pinit]   I love quick crochet projects, and I think you may have noticed the bracelet obsession here at SBLC.  This crochet bracelet pattern from The Spotted Hook is right up my alley! For plenty more DIY bracelets, see SBLC's bracelet tutorials, and our 50+ bracelet roundup! … [Read more...]

Make a Cute Crochet Pumpkin

[pinit][pinit] Fall makes me in the mood to crochet and knit, and that remains until the spring.  I am always on the lookout for unique decor to whip up from my gigantic yarn stash.  That is how I came across this precious crochet pumpkin pattern from The Chilly Dog.  Get your hook and make your … [Read more...]

Make a Doily Rug – Free Crochet Pattern @CraftFoxes

[pinit][pinit] Crochet projects that use chunky yarn are fantastic in the fact that they work up quickly.  If you are like me, instant gratification is a plus.  Especially when we are talking about things that tend to take forever, like finishing a crochet project!  That is why I am excited to … [Read more...]