Crafting, Projects

The Best Homemade Snowflake Starch

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” Key word: dreaming. The reality is more like a warm Christmas, with the current forecast being 70 degrees on the 25th. Welcome to winter in the south. This month has been bonkers weather wise and it looks making lace snowflakes is the only way we’re getting snow for Christmas.… Continue reading The Best Homemade Snowflake Starch

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Stupidly Simple Pumpkin Stem Pattern

Are you tired of pumpkins yet? Continuing on with my seemingly never-ending yarn pumpkin obsession, today I want to share this super quick and ridiculously easy way to crochet a stem for your yarn pumpkins. This stem is super quick and simple, making it easy to whip up a bunch of stems for your pumpkin… Continue reading Stupidly Simple Pumpkin Stem Pattern

Crafting, Crochet

9 Patterns To Fuel Your Pumpkin Obsession

This post contains affiliate links, if you purchase something from this page, I may earn a small commission. These links help support the blog, thank you! If you can’t tell from my Instagram posts lately, I have a major problem that I’ve been dealing with: pumpkins have taken over every horizontal surface of my room!… Continue reading 9 Patterns To Fuel Your Pumpkin Obsession


4 Ways to Adorn (Spice Up) Yarn Pumpkins

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how I finish my pumpkins, so in honor of pumpkin season starting, I’m going to share a few different ways of spicing up your yarn pumpkins. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I've been making hoards of yarn gourds lately. Last week I started selling them in a few local boutiques, as well as in my online shop.

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Archimedes Spiral Earrings

This post contains affiliate links, if you decide to buy something from one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no cost to you. These links help support the blog and allow me to offer these patterns for free. In addition to designing patterns, I also sell items in a few local… Continue reading Archimedes Spiral Earrings

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

2 Sided Exfoliating Soap Sack

By combining scrubby yarn (such as Scrub-ology cotton) with the smooth cotton of Peaches & Creme, you get a lovely reversible soap sack that can be used every day. Just turn it over to the scrubby side for some exfoliation when you want it, without the need for an additional washcloth. My 2 Sides Are… Continue reading 2 Sided Exfoliating Soap Sack

Discover Free Crochet & Knitting Patterns
Blogging, Crochet

The Best Places To Find Free Knitting & Crochet Patterns

Copyright Yarnbending 2021 Free patterns have come a long way from the days of patterns printed on yarn bands and there are now many sites that cater specifically to publishing and / or sharing free patterns, both knit and crochet along with many wonderful designers who are generous enough to share their creations for free.… Continue reading The Best Places To Find Free Knitting & Crochet Patterns

Crafting, Crochet

3 Craft Supplies I Always Buy From Walmart – Save Money, Craft Better

I love the craft store, but sometimes the craft store is not the most economical place to buy your crafting supplies, especially when the exact same (or very similar) item is much cheaper elsewhere. For today's post, I'm going to share three things that are cheaper to buy from Walmart than from the manufacturer or… Continue reading 3 Craft Supplies I Always Buy From Walmart – Save Money, Craft Better