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DIY Crochet Elephant Snuggly – FREE Pattern

I have twin grandbabies, Harper and Sadi.  I made them these cute elephant snugglies.  They are very simple to make, they're basically an over-sized granny square with a stuffed elephant head attached to the middle.  It took me just a few hours to make each one. I used the free pattern from DenDennis Amigurumist but added my own border.   For the blue border I used a simple slip stitch/chain 1 pattern all the way around; for the pink one I used a picot type pattern to make it look ...

Cluster Stitch Crocheted Baby Blanket

My sixth grandchild was born just a few days ago.  As I've done for my other five grandchildren I made this grandson a crocheted blanket, actually I made him a couple of blankets.  This one is a simple Cluster Stitch Crocheted Baby Blanket. I found this free pattern by Leelee Knits.  It's simple and easy to make, easy enough for beginners! For this Cluster Stitch Crocheted Baby Blanket I used 3 skeins of  Lion brand Ice Cream yarn in Cookies and Cream color.  I love the variegated colors ...

Chunky Yarn Baby Blanket

I'm in Vicenza, Italy welcoming my sixth grandchild.  Of course I had to make him a baby blanket,  just like I did for all my other grandchildren.  This time I decided to work with this lovely 100% cotton yarn made here in Italy.  I choose a dark gray color to coordinate with his solar system themed layette set from Crate & Barrel.  The yarn is so soft and silky that I decided the yarn itself should be the the focus of this Chunky Yarn Baby Blanket. In short I wanted a simple design ...

Crocheted Solar System Crib Mobile

My youngest daughter is having her second child any day now.  I'm here at her house in Vicenza, Italy, waiting for baby's birth.  You might say I'm on baby watch.  Anyway for her layette my daughter decided on a planetary or solar system theme.  We ordered the crib set from Crate & Barrel complete with crib sheets, blanket, and changing pad cover.  To complete the look I made her a crocheted solar system crib mobile. You might be wondering how one goes about crocheting a solar ...

Crocheted Jelly Fish Toy – Amigurumi – Free Pattern

As you may know by know my youngest daughter will be having her second child this summer and she's kept me busy with all sorts of baby projects.  She's been searching the internet for all sorts of cute and adorable things that I can make.  One of our favorites are these adorable crocheted jellyfish.   They're very easy to make, beginners will catch on real quick!  And those curly tentacles, well think of them as free form crochet, you can make them as long as you want and as ...

Crocheted Hightop Sneaker Booties -Newborn Size- Free Pattern

As you know my daughter is having her second baby this summer.  That means she's kept me busy making cute baby items she's finding on Pinterest and Instagram!  So of course she came across these crocheted hightop sneakers that look like the ever popular Converse Chucks. I searched high and low (no pun intended) for a pattern to make these crochet hightop sneakers.  There are actually several out there for free and for a fee.  The patterns run about $5 on Ravelry where even I post some ...

Octopus Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern

My youngest daughter is due to have her second baby this summer.  This means I've got to get busy making baby stuff.  Of course my daughter sent me a list of crochet projects ranging from baby blankets, swaddles, booties, and stuffed toys.   I thought I'd begin with the cute Octopus Amigurumi. First of all  Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed yarn critters.  While the art has been known in Japan for decades it only became popular in the West recently in ...

Round Up of Star Wars Crafts for Kids

Here we go again.  Just in time for summer vacation Disney is releasing the newest Star Wars movie.  This one's called Han Solo - A Star Wars Story. Just like Roque One released two summers ago this movie is not part of the original Star Wars saga.  Instead it's a stand alone story designed to eventually tie all the movies together by filling in the background for characters and events brought to life in one of the movies starting with the very first Star Wars classic now called the New ...

DIY Crochet Twin Bunny Hat & Diaper Cover Sets – FREE Patterns!

With Easter right around the corner it was time to make Easter outfits for my twin grandbabies.  I found a couple of crochet patterns for the hat and diaper cover and made a tutu for my granddaughter. I tweeked them a bit for a better fit. The twins are 6 months old so I used the 6-9 month old hat pattern but changed the hook to a smaller "F" size to make it a bit smaller.  The pattern calls for a size "H". Here is the bunny hat pattern from Repeat Crafter Me.  She has step by step ...

Sherbet Easter Basket

It’s Easter time again, and one of my favorite Easter crafts is making Easter Baskets for my grandchildren.  I know there are many plastic and metal baskets out there, and they’re all very inexpensive.  But I like to make them baskets that a different from those you can buy at Walmart. The other day I went to our local craft store and found this pretty yarn by Red Heart.  It’s color is called Sherbet.  When I saw it I just knew I had to turn it into a Sherbet Easter Basket. This ...