easy chunky crochet snowflake tutorial

Marian Parsonscrafts, Crochet Patterns, Decorating, Holiday, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts17 Comments

I wanted to make crocheted snowflakes this year, but I knew I didn’t want to make little lacy, dainty ones.  I didn’t want to get into fine, tedious work with little hooks, but wanted something quick and simple to do while I was watching TV.  So, I worked on making a simple, chunky snowflake that will complement the chunky knit … Read More

vintage/farmhouse-style glass cozy crochet tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Artistic Endeavors, crafts, Crochet Patterns, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts47 Comments

Years ago, I was shopping for inventory for the Lucketts Spring Market and found a ziplock bag containing some cream crochet work.  I wasn’t sure what they were initially, but I’ve learned how to hunt and peck to try to find things others might overlook.  I’m the one crawling into the depths of an antique booth, opening all of the … Read More

How to Crochet a farmhouse dishcloth (for beginners)

Marian ParsonsArtistic Endeavors, crafts, Crochet Patterns, Popular, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts224 Comments

Just so you don’t miss it, I’m giving away a set of three of these dishcloths towards the bottom of this (rather long) post!   Ever since I started showing my crocheted dishcloths, I’ve been asked by readers and followers if I could share a tutorial for how to make them.  Since I’m a beginner myself, I have been directing … Read More