If you keep up with my YouTube channel, you probably know that I recently opened an Etsy shop! My shop features downloadable pdf crochet patterns. Right now, I only have two items listed, but I hope to get more patterns posted as time goes on. The first is the Not Your Granny’s Headband pattern. I… Read More Crafters Autonomous is on Etsy!
Hey Crafters! Here in the US, we just had Memorial Day Weekend to honor those who paid the ultimate price for our country. To get in the patriotic spirit, I decided to wear a newly completed crochet project. I’m a member of a couple crochet-themed FaceBook groups. They’re a great place to find inspiration! Another… Read More Patriotic Crochet Tank Top
Hey peeps! I haven’t blogged in a while, so I thought I would share a personal project I completed within the last few months. Technically, it’s not my project; it was my sister’s project. But, she got stuck because she ran out of yarn. So, she asked me for some help, and we were able… Read More Easy Crochet Rectangle Cardigan
Ugly Christmas Sweater parties are a blast. There’s food, maybe a white elephant gift exchange, and of course the most outrageous festive apparel! Last year, I DIY’d (is that even a word???🤔) my sweater into a Christmas tree. Other years, I’ve gone the GoodWill route to find the silliest clothing pieces secondhand. This year, I… Read More Ugly Christmas Sweater Crochet Along | Join the Journey!
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 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!
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
Hey Crafters! From time to time, I get strange looks from people when they learn I crochet. Often, my age baffles them. Why would someone relatively young enjoy crocheting? Obviously, something’s off… At least, I wonder if that’s what people think when they discover I crochet. Perhaps you’ve encountered this too. Unfortunately, crochet has garnered… Read More 9 Signs You Might Crochet (aka Who Says Crochet is Boring???)
I had so much fun last week playing with the crochet water balloons I tested! Now, it’s your turn to get in on the fun! Below, I have a graphic explaining the pattern for my smaller water balloons that I featured in my kid-tested crochet water balloon review. Also, this week’s Tutorial Tuesday explains how… Read More Crochet Water Balloon Pattern
Have you ever had a great idea but couldn’t bring it to fruition because you were missing one little piece of information? Not that I’ve ever been there with crafting or anything… If you’re beginning crochet, you may start envisioning projects in your head as you learn more about the skill. But perhaps, like me,… Read More Stitch Technique: Invisible Decrease for Double and Single Crochet