If you’ve ever had doubts about crocheting in public… Let me set the scene. I’m in the waiting room of a doctor’s office, waiting for my mom’s appointment to finish. Since it’s a chiropractic office, I’m one of the youngest there. Patients come and go: a middle aged lady with sparkly flip flops, an older… Read More To Crochet or Not Crochet: A Story of Crocheting in Public
I’m back with another Tutorial Tuesday! This week, I decided to share a new skill I’ve acquired: Tunisian Crochet Cables. I picked up Tunisian Crochet both because it easily creates complex textures and because it mimics knit. Fortunately, Tunisian crochet only requires one hook, so it’s much easier to learn than knitting (imo anyways 😉).… Read More Filming Tunisian Crochet Cables Tutorial: Behind the Scenes
I’m not typically a trendy person. Not because I think I’m “too good” for mainstream; and not because I always dislike the ideas either. But for whatever reason, I usually don’t jump on the bandwagon when something new comes out. Except this time, I’m going to be trendy. 😉 Introducing a no-sew no-fuss crochet goldfish!… Read More Free Pattern: No-Sew No-Fuss Fish!
Balloon arches are super cool. Who doesn’t wish they could have their very own? Okay, so maybe you don’t wish you had a personal balloon arch. But maybe you’ve thought it would be neat to have a balloon arch for an activity you are planning, like a birthday party, prom, or VBS. This year, my… Read More Epic Balloon Arch That’s Actually DIY-able!
In my last blog post, I shared some projects I hoped to accomplish in the upcoming weeks. Since I was finishing up exams, I didn’t make much progress at first on these projects. Fortunately, I’m done with exams and on summer break! With the extra time, I’ve been able to do more crafting. I’ve crocheted… Read More Jewelry Dresser DIY
Hey peeps! I know I haven’t blogged in a while, but the school year is about to wrap up. So, hopefully that means more videos and blog posts! Anyways, yesterday was April 22. Most people think of it as just Earth Day, and the day seemed to just creep up on me. However, this day… Read More What’s So Special About April 22?
Amanda is back! Back from where, you might ask? Ah, back from fighting off the flu. Not fun. What is fun is today’s TuTu project! Just in time for Valentine’s, you can make a fun piece of art. This String Art Heart is a thoughtful gift for someone this Valentine’s Day, or it makes for… Read More Valentine’s Heart String Art Template
I’m beyond excited to announce the launch of my first t-shirt lines! Yep, you can now order your very own Crafters Autonomous t-shirt. But who wants to read about t-shirts right? Let’s see some pics! Aw, what a cute t-shirt… wait, you haven’t seen the back yet??? Ahhh I love it! I mean, I guess… Read More Time for T-Shirts! Crochet and Knit Themes
The weather here can’t make up its mind. One day I’m throwing on a t-shirt while I’m inside and the next it’s snowing. While the fluctuating weather can make wardrobe choices a little trickier, I’m glad we’ve had at least some cold days. I love layering up, grabbing a thick coat, and heading out into the… Read More Trellis Infinity Scarf | Free Crochet Pattern
It’s officially 2018! In fact, we are now a full week in. Christmas has come and gone, the excitement of the new year has passed, and the reality that change isn’t as easy as making resolutions starts sinking in. One of my goals for 2018, as elaborated in the video below, is to blog more.… Read More New Year, New Me? | Sunday Scoop