Lessons and Lilies

This morning, a beautiful orange lily bloomed outside my front door. As I admired the first of many blooms soon to come, I marveled at the way life channels us into certain places at certain times.  Lilies have been rather sacred to me throughout my healing journey over the past couple years.  So of course,

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I don’t know

I don’t know what I don’t know yet. Recently, I was road tripping with my daughter and she wanted to listen to the Frozen soundtracks over and over again.  I’m the type of person who listens to every little word of songs, so I especially enjoyed Olaf’s “When I Am Older.” The song states, “This

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The Third Child

The first child has no example to follow, and thus feels more limited.  He does not have any idea where his boundaries start and end, and he aims small (out of fear?  Or just not knowing?) and thus learns slower and pushes limits slower.  The second child see the first and feels less limited so

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Limitless Dreams

What a curiously delightful, strangely surreal, absurdly abundant landscape of ethereal dreams we’re living in.  Each dreamer lost in his own dimension and each dream as limitless toward terror or beauty as the dreamer dare venture. ~~~ “As limitless toward terror or beauty as the dreamer dare venture” This feels like an important and illuminating

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Lamb Overalls and Hat Set

This adorable crochet lamb hat pattern is perfect for baby’s first Easter. Pair the snuggly innocence of a newborn, fleecy lamb with the ethereal new baby quality to create something absolutely beautiful. Lambs are a symbol of new spring life, of purity and love….just like our sweet little babies.  Which is what makes the two

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Little Lamb Overalls and Hat

This snuggly knit pattern is designed to turn your new little one into the most adorable of little lambs.  This free easter knitting pattern includes instructions for a lamb hat and matching lamb overalls. There’s something simply so innocent and sweet about a fresh spring lamb.  They’re a beautiful symbol of new life, a new

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Legging Lover Tunic

This adorable free crochet summer tunic pattern is perfect for girls of all sizes. Because I absolutely love wearing leggings, especially in the warmer weather, I’m always a big fan of long tunic style tops that look cute with a fun pair of leggings. The Legging Lover Tunic was designed for all the legging lovers

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Love-ly Cap – Knit Heart Hat

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to tell those around us that we’re thinking of them.  With multiple sizes, and such an adorable design, this free knit heart hat pattern can help you do that. This stocking style cap features a row of hearts dancing around the brim of the hat.  It’s a super cozy,

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Gridlines Slouchy Hat

This free crochet slouchy hat pattern is all about gridlines of love. In the magical world of many well known saints, shamans, and mystics from the past, seeing grids of beautiful neon lights was a commonly documented occurrence. Imagine a stunning desert valley surrounded by snow capped winter peaks. On every side of this gorgeous

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Christmas Tree Pot Holder Knit Pattern

A sweet little Knit Christmas Tree Pot Holder is an awesome way to decorate your kitchen for the holiday season!   These little Christmas Trees also make wonderful handmade knit gifts for the special people in your life.  Imagine how meaningful it would be to drop off a cute knit tree along with a plate

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Peaks and Valleys Beanie

Peaks and Valleys is an adorable knit slouchy beanie pattern you’re sure to enjoy. Made using Super Bulky yarn and large needles, it’s quick to work up and makes a super cozy hat. I suppose I’ve always been a big fan of peaks and valleys. Growing up just off the Rocky Mountains will do that

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Knit Snowman Pot Holder

This knit snowman pot holder will make an adorable centerpiece or a useful trivet for your holiday table. This free snowman knitting pattern is the featured pattern for week #2 of our holiday craft-a-long. With crafting time being as precious as it is this time of year, I’ve designed all of these holiday patterns to

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Cow Backpack

Make a little one smile with this adorable free cow backpack crochet pattern! My daughter, Netherlee, has always been a fan of big animals…cows being near the top of that list. So I had a suspicion that she’d love a fun cow backpack to carry her lunch to pre-school in. I was right! Netherlee really

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Autumn Lovin’ Baby Dress

This cute baby dress knitting pattern is sure to be a hit for the little ones in your life. Designed with a gorgeous flower in the front and center of the dress, this is an entertaining knit! Learn to make flowers and pick up stitches. With all sizes Newborn baby through 5 years, your creations

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Crochet Toddler Dress Pattern

The Autumn Lovin’ dress crochet pattern is an adorable summer dress for toddler girls! This pattern features a gorgeous flower in the center front, and is designed so each piece adds to the next….which means less finish work and seaming for you! With all sizes Newborn baby through 5 years, your creations can grow along

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Ravelry & Trump

An interesting invitation has intermingled with our knit and crochet community via Ravelry banning anything Pro-Trump earlier this week. I’m gonna start out by saying that in my quest for spiritual expansion and more inner peace, I’ve totally withdrawn myself from all things politics over the past few years. I’m strongly of the belief that

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15 Free Baby Crochet Patterns

These 15 free baby crochet patterns are a great place to start in your search for the perfect crochet baby gift to make.  Each of these crochet baby patterns is designed with the same love and gentle care that it takes to swaddle a newborn in adoration.  The soft, pastel colors and the luxuriously gentle

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Sun Struck Knit Vest Pattern

Find the Sun Struck Knit Vest Pattern at the bottom of this post… Here’s a topic I’ve been sitting with lately. Intuition vs. Ambition How do I know when I’m following life’s gentle, supportive energy (my intuition), and how do I know when I’m forcing things to go my way (following ambition)? SO MANY of

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Yarn Giveaway!

It’s hard to find good friends. It’s hard to find friends you can lean on in hard times, have deep conversations with, and be totally yourself around. My North Star November series reminded me of how much the loving support of a good group of friends can really mean.  It was amazing to see this

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How to Cast On Knitting – Crochet Cast On

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck before you even get started when learning a new hobby! When I first learned, I could NEVER remember how to cast on in knitting. Since a knit cast on (there’s quite a few different methods out there!) is how you create a foundation row for your project, it’s a

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How to Make a Slip Knot

Slip knots are simple but oh so useful knots.  There’s a plethora of possibilities for these little knots. Here’s 4 handy ways I’ve used a slip knot in the past: Knitting Tying balloons onto children’s wrists. Crochet Tying bugs onto children’s wrists. A slip knot has the ability to “slip” into smaller or larger sizes. 

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