I've long been obsessed with all things hexagon. And if you've been around here since the beginning and my Autumn Walks Triangle Scarf, you'll know I'm a big fan of the puff stitch. It was only natural that these things would come together in a design at some point, and lo and behold, the Bumble Puff Beauty Biscuit was born!
I thought I would share two different styles of coasters I made from working up to certain rounds of the original Marigold Market Bag Mandala portion. I used two different weight yarns to achieve completely different looks, so I'm including directions for both versions here for you!
These beauties all work up so amazingly quick, and they are a great stash buster project! Slip a gift card to their favorite coffee / smoothie shop inside one and it is the perfect gift for your favorite Galentines!
These beauties all work up so amazingly quick, and they are a great stash buster project! Slip a gift card to their favorite coffee shop inside one and it is the perfect gift for your favorite Galentines!
The Kiss Stitch was originally introduced in my XOXO Throw pattern, worked in flat rows, which is a fantastic way to practice the stitch. But if you want to use this stitch pattern for other fun projects made in the round, the beginning and end of the round will vary from the way rows begin and end when worked flat.
I, personally, HATE working into a foundation chain. Sometimes it's unavoidable, but when you're working a solid row of single, double, or half-double crochet stitches as your first row, you'll be happy to know that there's another option! Foundation stitches!
The Magic Circle, also known as the Magic Ring, is a fun little trick you can use to avoid that little gap in the center of your work when crocheting in the round. It’s magic because you just pull the tail when you’re finished with your first round and it will cinch completely closed! This is a bit tricky when it's brand new, but once you have mastered it, you'll never look back. Don't be intimidated, you can do this!
I really, really love baths. The only thing that can take a bath to the next level, are bath add ons. Bath bombs, bubbles, fizzes, and of course, salts.
One of my maker goals this year was to design and write up a pattern for my own crochet hat. When I took a trip this past summer to Glacier National Park, I had my inspiration! The floating nimbus of white mist through the peaks of the mountains, on our way to Logan's Pass were so dreamy to me, and no wonder, since getting back from that amazing wonderland of country all I can do is dream about going back.
I've got another stitch tutorial for you today, the Front Post Double Crochet! Learn this stitch and open up a whole new world of texture!