Polka Dot Cottage Category Archive for : crochet

Archive for crochet

Book Review: It Girl Crochet

It Girl Crochet book review at Polka Dot Cottage

It Girl Crochet contains patterns for 23 accessories that hearken back to 20th-century fashion eras. Take a peek inside the book and see what I thought of it.

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Book Review: Makery

Book Review: The Makery by Kate Smith, at Polka Dot Cottage

Makery is a collection of 30+ projects to sew, knit, crochet, or otherwise craft. Get a peek inside, and see what I have to say about it.

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The baby blanket on my back

My Mary Kate Vest at Polka Dot Cottage

I crocheted a vest which I would like a lot better in a different color.

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Book Review: Reversible Color Crochet

Book Review: Reversible Color Crochet

Reversible Color Crochet by Laurinda Reddig teaches a new technique for making colorful quilt-like crochet blankets.

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That Spring Poncho

Spring Poncho, at Polka Dot Cottage

I never showed you my finished Spring poncho. Come take a look!

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Blues and greens, and bluish greens

Spring Poncho at Polka Dot Cottage

I am in love with these colors. Whether or not I will like them on my person in the form of a poncho is unclear. But I do really love these colors…

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Granny Square Sampler Revisited

Granny Square Sampler Revisited, at Polka Dot Cottage

Wherein I dig an unfinished project out of the basement and make some progress on it.

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Better late than never

Neutral Squares crochet blanket, at Polka Dot Cottage

Nine shades of worsted-weight brown yarn, a G hook, and I are pleased to present Neil’s blanket.

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That’s a wrap.

Scrap clay buttons from Polka Dot Cottage

I crocheted a nearly instant-gratification shawl, and made polymer clay buttons to go with it. Come take a look!

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Crochet Blanket #4

Afghan in progress, at Polka Dot Cottage

As I sit here in my cozy family room enjoying my Mod Floral Blanket, it strikes me as the perfect time to tell you about the other Christmas gift I was working on. I was unable to talk about it, since it was a surprise for Neil. Of course, it’s hard to surprise someone you […]

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