Crochet Patterns


Beanie season has arrived! I can finally wear some of my favorite beanies! Also, it's time again to make new ones! Speaking of new beanies, I have designed a new pattern which I call The Halcyon Beanie. As the name implies and like what my tester said, the repetitive texture of this beanie is very… Continue reading THE HALCYON BEANIE

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Exciting Announcement

Happy first day of October, y'all! Are you ready for some amazing news? I have a few things I want to tell you, so let's begin! First one, the Countdown to Christmas starts today! Woo hoo! This event celebrates the Christmas holiday season and features a different crochet designer every day for 4 weeks. This… Continue reading Exciting Announcement

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Fall Wearables Blog Hop

Woo hoo! It's official --- first day of Fall is today! Fall (Autumn) is my favorite season! I just love the chill in the air, the beautiful colors of the leaves, hot drinks and food galore, Hallmark movies, sweater weather, beanie season, and more.... Speaking of sweater and beanie season, I am so happy to… Continue reading Fall Wearables Blog Hop

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Waves to the Point Shawl

How are you all doing? I hope that all is well with you and your family! I am so excited to announce that the WAVES TO THE POINT SHAWL is one of the patterns being featured on the FALL WEARABLES BLOG HOP! You can download the WAVES TO THE POINT PATTERN for FREE (24 hours… Continue reading Waves to the Point Shawl

Crochet Patterns


Today's sweet and short post is all about this cute hat pattern I designed for the Preemie Crochet Challenge 2020. This event is hosted by Sunflower Cottage Crochet. You can get all the details here. As part of the Challenge, I’m offering the Mini Puffy Hat Pattern as a free PDF download. Please click the button… Continue reading PREEMIE CROCHET CHALLENGE 2020

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Barbara Summer Top

Hi friends! I have been missing in action but I am still here --- still creating fun projects! I am very excited to tell you that my pattern, the Barbara Summer Top, is featured on the SUMMER VIBES BLOG HOP hosted by Susanna from Fosbas Designs. On July 30, 2022, (at 8 am EST) you… Continue reading Barbara Summer Top

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The Everyday Summer Hat (Bulky Weight Version)

As promised, here's the bulky weight version of The Everyday Summer Hat pattern I released last week! Have you tried making one for yourself yet? Please share with us on Instagram and please, don't forget to tag me @stringsandcuddles so I could see and share it! For this version, I used Lion Brand Rewind Tape… Continue reading The Everyday Summer Hat (Bulky Weight Version)


Raspberry Splash Shawl

It's time for another pattern share! As you all know, I love creating shawls/wraps! I may not use them that often but designing and seeing them come to life gives me that "YAY" feeling --- that feeling of accomplishment! It is more satisfying when you write up the pattern, get it tested and the feedback… Continue reading Raspberry Splash Shawl

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The Everyday Summer Hat (Worsted Weight Version)

Oh summer, why so hot? Hahaha!!! How do you like the heat that summer is bringing us this year? I don't know with you, but I am so ready for fall! No more 90+ degrees Fahrenheit please! Before summer goes away, let me share with you this new sun hat that I designed! Inspiration? of… Continue reading The Everyday Summer Hat (Worsted Weight Version)


Exciting News!!!

Hi there! I am just popping in today to announce some exciting news happening this month of August! First, I have a few crochet pattern in the making and I'm excited to share them with you! Second, I am so happy to announce that the Fall In Love With Autumn Blog Hop has started! Sorry… Continue reading Exciting News!!!