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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Pattern: Two-Toned Infinity Scarf

I wen’t to Michaels the other day and fell in love with there new Alpaca yarn! There’s so many beautiful colors I will definitely be going back for more. The two colors I picked go really well together so I decided to make something using both, an infinity scarf!



Super bulky weight yarn. I used Lush Alpaca by Loops and Threads in Taupe and Pink.

10mm crochet hook

yarn needle

Pattern: Chunky Winter Cowl


Super bulky yarn, I used Lion-brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick in Moonlight.

10mm crochet hook




This cowl is super fast to whip up! I found this Pattern for the Lorelei super scarf and fell in love with it. Instead of making a scarf I decided to turn it into a cowl. It’s a really simple and repetitive pattern.

I chained 27 and completed rows 1-4. I then repeated rows 2-4 until I had a total of 27 rows altogether.

After that, I slip stitched the beginning row and last row together. Weave in all the ends.

Simple as that.




And of course my adorable little model…


Will you make a scarf or cowl? Show me yours in the comments or follow and tag me on Instagram @evelynandpeter

Pattern: Side Saddle Slouchy Beanie

I recently saw a picture of the side saddle stitch and wanted to try it! It’s a really gorgeous stitch and once you have it memorized its pretty straightforward. I decided to make a beanie out of it and will be adding it to my craft market stash! Here is a good video tutorial if you need a visual. The only difference is we are turning our work and working in the round instead of going back and fourth in rows.


Worsted Weight Yarn, I used Loops & threads urban yarn in oatmeal.

5mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle

Pattern: Amigurumi Whales

How cute are these tiny little whales?!? I wanted something that was quick to whip up and that I could make a bunch of. These guys will be going to craft fairs this fall. I’ll also be selling them on my Etsy shop! I found the Pattern for free on Ravelry, Check it out! The pattern is for the bigger whale, you will need safety eyes and fiberfill stuffing.


He turned out so dang cute I decided to make one even smaller.


I used size 10 Crochet thread to make the tiny guy and a size 1.5mm hook, following the exact same pattern. I used black embroidery thread for the eyes. It was really fun experimenting with such a small hook and thread. Don’t they look so cute together?

Tag me on Instagram and show me your whales you make!

Pattern: Slouchy puff stitch beanie

So I’ve been obsessed with the puff stitch lately. It really is an easy stitch and once you get it down you can crank out a hat in no time. I’ve been making a bunch of these puff stitch beanies for my upcoming craft fair in October. This pattern is super versatile and is easy to work up in different sizes. I like to use worsted weight or bulky yarn to make them.


5mm crochet hook

One skein worsted weight yarn. The Mustard hat pictured is
Urban Yarn by Loops & Threads
 and I LOVE it!

Yarn needle

PomPom (optional)

Pattern: popcorn crochet cowl

Fall is upon us so naturally I’ve been working on a bunch of scarves and cowls! I wanted to make something with a lot of texture and different stitches. I found this Pattern and just made a few changes.

I used a 5mm hook and one skein chunky yarn. I used Yarn Bee Aspyn in wildbrush from Hobby Lobby!

I did NOT make the button holes. Just continued along with the pattern. Instead of adding buttons I just slip stitched the beginning row and ending row together! I used exactly one skein of yarn, following the basic pattern until I ran out.


Love the popcorn stitch in this pattern, gives it really nice texture.








Send me your pictures or tag me on Instagram if you make the cowl! I love to see everyones results!

Pattern:Chunky round crochet pillow

I recently made this super cute crochet pillow for my couch! It works up really fast and was a quick, fun project. I found the pattern from Jo-Anns!

I used two strands of Bernat Blanket Yarn in Vintage White.


See how soft and squishy…img_0181

Love the vintage white color against the grey couch.


They also have two more pillow patterns to go along with this one! Im thinking I’ll have to make them both for a matching set.

I ordered this pillow insert in size 18″ round and it fit perfectly.

If you decide to make one of the pillows be sure to tag me on Instagram so I can see!

Pattern: Crochet Doll and Puppy Hat

Ok you guys. I can’t even handle the cuteness of this doll. I saw it on Pinterest and immediately decided to make it and you should too.

Here is the Pattern!  Make sure you click the download link and the english version of the pattern is on page 5.

I used the puppy hat pattern from Repeat Crafter Me.

I made a few changes to the hat. I followed the size for 0-3 months. In round 4 I increased and then sc 4 instead of increasing every two single crochets. I also stopped after the 7th round.

Collar Pattern: 

Ch 18, Sl St back down. Leave ends long enough to tie.

Heart Pattern

Tie the heart to the collar and tie the collar around the dolls neck!

I plan on making a few of these for my upcoming craft fair! Im thinking maybe an elephant next and probably a princess for my 3 year old! What will you all make? Send me pictures or tag me in them on Instagram! @evelynandpeter




Pattern: Mandala Coasters

So I’ve been obsessed with mandalas lately and had a bunch of cotton yarn I wanted to use so I made some cute mandala coasters! These are really fun and easy to make. I used a free pattern from Ravelry. Instead of making the entire mandala I stopped after round 4 and they are the perfect coaster size. I used Lily Sugar’n Cream Cotton yarn and just mixed the colors with each coaster.


Lily Sugar’n cream cotton- 4 colors

Crochet hook size 2.5mm

yarn needle

Pattern: Newborn Beanie

I spent a lot of time crocheting newborn hats when I was pregnant with my second daughter. I wanted to share the super easy pattern! All 5 of these hats are the same pattern with different things added to them. You can see in the picture that the hat with the bear ears is a bit bigger because the yarn I used is a bit chunkier. I used bulky 6 for it and bulky 5 for the other four hats. So, I recommend using a 5 if your making for a newborn and 6 if its for an older baby.