Yarn Pooling Made Easy Blog Tour- Book Review and Giveaway

Do you remember last years big trend? Yes, it was yarn pooling. Until then I have never heard about being able to make intentional pattern appear by simply using a variegated yarn and a crochet hook with a certain stitch. Super incredible. Today, I would like to do a book review of Marly Bird’s new…

Yarn Pooling Made Easy Blog Tour- Book Review and Giveaway was last modified: September 14th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Make your own Stitch Markers - Crochet Tutorial DIY by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

DIY – How to make your own Stitch Markers for Crochet and Knitting

I have always loved to make my own things rather than always buying the best and the newest creations on the market. So when it comes to stitch markers, I am just the same way. I use what I have already at home and make my own ones. Well, usually I use just a piece…

DIY – How to make your own Stitch Markers for Crochet and Knitting was last modified: September 13th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts #crochet #frosted #frosty #window #beanie #hat #blue #head

Frosted Window Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

Even though it is still September, I already started making beanies, hats and Christmas decoration. I just love this fall and winter season so much, I need to start as early as possible. But because many crocheters like to be prepared and also start their creations early for craft fairs or to make presents you…

Frosted Window Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern was last modified: September 10th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts - sponsored by Lion Brand

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 3

Wow, can you believe we are already on Part 3 of the Modular Pocket Bag CAL that is sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn? In Part 1 we worked on the main front and back panel of this bag which I used 2 skeins of the Jeans yarn in color Classic. Then in Part 2 we worked…

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 3 was last modified: September 9th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
What a Crocheter REALLY wants as a Present for Christmas and Birthday's by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

What a Crocheter REALLY wants as a Present for Birthdays and Christmas

Well, now that my own birthday is coming up and several month later, we will have Christmas, I thought about how much I constantly have to tell my family and friends what I want as presents. I do not like making a list for them to buy as I would like to be surprised, but,…

What a Crocheter REALLY wants as a Present for Birthdays and Christmas was last modified: October 2nd, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Mini Pumpkin Earrings - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Mini Pumpkin Earrings – Free Crochet Pattern

YES! Finally, we are getting into the fall season. I am super excited as I love the fall and winter season. And to get started on fall crochet patterns, I decided I needed some pumpkin earrings. These mini pumpkins are so fast and easy to make. I believe it took me under 15 minutes to…

Mini Pumpkin Earrings – Free Crochet Pattern was last modified: September 3rd, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts - sponsored by Lion Brand

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Modular Pocket Bag CAL that is sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn. In Part 1 we worked on the main front and back panel of this bag which I used 2 skeins of the Jeans yarn in color Classic. So, now, in Part 2 we will work on the 4…

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 2 was last modified: September 2nd, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Chevron Clutch Purse - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Chevron Clutch Purse – Free Crochet Pattern

I just love the feeling of walking into a craft store such as Michaels and know exactly what I will be making when I look a certain type of yarn. That is what happened when I went to Michael’s the last time and picked up some Caron Baby Cakes. I knew I would be going…

Chevron Clutch Purse – Free Crochet Pattern was last modified: August 30th, 2017 by Nicole Riley

How to do the Chevron or Ripple Stitch in Single Crochet – Crochet Tutorial

When I recently went to Michael’s Craft Store and picked up some Caron Bakes Cakes, I knew right away what I wanted to try out with it. I always loved making the chevron aka ripple stitch, but never tried it out with any of the Caron Cakes. So, when I bought some Caron Baby Cakes,…

How to do the Chevron or Ripple Stitch in Single Crochet – Crochet Tutorial was last modified: August 29th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts - sponsored by Lion Brand

The Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 1

I am super excited to start Part 1 of the Modular Pocket Bag CAL that is sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn. In Part 1 we will work on the main front and back panel of this bag which I used 2 skeins of the Jeans yarn in color Classic. Of course, you can also use…

The Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) – Part 1 was last modified: August 26th, 2017 by Nicole Riley

Waistcoat Stitch Round Up – Collection of Free Crochet Patterns

In the beginning of the year 2017, the Waistcoat Stitch made a major come back and went viral. This stitch is also known as the knit stitch due to its look, but is actually crocheted. In fact, it is actually a very easy and basic stitch. It is made like a single crochet but is…

Waistcoat Stitch Round Up – Collection of Free Crochet Patterns was last modified: August 23rd, 2017 by Nicole Riley

Celtic Weave Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

I did a Facebook LIVE about a month ago and I asked my followers what they would like me to make. Well, I am trying to work through my very long list and one of the requested items was the Celtic Weave Stitch. So, here I would like to explain to you Step by Step…

Celtic Weave Stitch – Crochet Tutorial was last modified: August 20th, 2017 by Nicole Riley
Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along (CAL) - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts - sponsored by Lion Brand

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along – Free Crochet Pattern

  This Crochet Along (CAL) is sponsored by my awesome friends at Lion Brand. I am so honored Lion Brand chose to sponsor this Crochet Along in order for me to create this cool Modular Pocket Bag. The Modular Pocket Bag was made using Lion Brand Jeans yarn and is perfect for anyone, even beginners.…

Modular Pocket Bag Crochet Along – Free Crochet Pattern was last modified: September 23rd, 2017 by Nicole Riley
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