My new boss was kind enough to include me in her shopping efforts for this Christmas season. I immediately fell in love with her choice of two skeins of I Love This Yarn Ombre in Nightshade. It is several shades … Continue reading
Here’s another headband that I created this week. I used a rubber-band to connect the ends to keep it stretchy. I created it using an I hook and the yarn is Lion Brand Amazing in Regatta. This one is super … Continue reading
The Cotton Gin Cadet Style Brimmed Cap Worsted Weight Yarn, at least one-half 6-8 oz skein H sized hook Gauge: 4 Rounds = 3 5/8 inches across Stitches used: slip stitch, single crochet, hdc, xhdc(crossed half double crochet). xhdc: This stitch may … Continue reading
Posted in Crochet, Free Patterns
Tagged beanie, brim, cadet cap, cotton gin, cotton gin studios, crochet, dana jordan, handmade, original design, soldier hat
Here’s what I whipped up over the past week and over the weekend. Four hats for three customers. Can’t wait to see photos of the babies!
I have been working on items for an upcoming craft shoo and I had bought a skein of Red heart Super Saver Yarn in Real Teal. I sat down a few days ago and started working on more skulls for … Continue reading
Posted in Crochet
Tagged applique, cotton gin, cotton gin design, crochet, dana jordan, hand crafted, handmade, key chain, key fob, motif, oklahoma shape, original, ornament
I’ve recently been interested in tiny things. This new obsession instigated the creation of some ornaments or key chain sized versions of the great state of Oklahoma. Different versions of sock yarn give them a primitive, patchwork appeal. … Continue reading
I had a several orders for Helmets this past Christmas. Here’s the style I ended up with. The pattern was improvised but based on my version of a Half Double Crochet Beanie. It was created with Red Heart Super Saver … Continue reading
Here’s a few projects from the past few days and weeks.
I’m trying to restock the craft booth this week. Loving the baby flip flops. Thinking about some barefoot sandals for big girls and women as well… stop back soon to see some new designs.
July 15, 2013
Tagged baby, cotton gin design, cotton gin studios, crochet, flip flops, flowers, handmade, original design, sandals, shower gifts, unique
I absolutely love the Quincy hat by Jared Flood. His pattern can be purchased on his website Brooklyntweed. I first saw it on Pinterest and clicked through to find the website and the downloadable pattern. I was inspired and had to find … Continue reading
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Tagged brooklyn tweed, cotton gin design, cotton gin studios, crochet, easy, gift idea, guy friendly design, handmade, improvised design, inspired, jared flood
You’ll need worsted weight cotton yarn, G, H and I hooks, and some crafting loops. I got my bag at Hobby Lobby for 3.99. (I used a 40% off coupon. Wahoo.) These pictures are for the larger size, but the … Continue reading
Posted in Free Patterns, Uncategorized
Tagged complimentary, cotton gin, craft, crochet, free, handmade, hobby lobby, original design, pattern, Slip knot, Slip-stitch knitting, The Stitches, Viz., yarn
Newborn flip flops with matching headbands for an aunt having new grand-babies. Crocheting for babies makes me very happy!
June 21, 2013
Tagged Children, crochet, Flip Flop, flower, handcrafted, handmade, headband, Sandal, Shopping, shower gift, summer, twins