Monthly Archives: March 2014

Crochet the winter blues away – March 2014 Release

Charlotte – leaf lace cowl

Inspired by a sprig of florist greenery in the midst of winter, Charlotte is a fun and quick project to make. While crocheting this lacy cowl, I often couldn’t help but hold it up high to enjoy seeing the light streaming through the lace and bringing the beautiful leaves and vines pattern to life. It sure is a great way to crochet the winter blues away.


  • Yarn: 4  ply fingering; 325yd (297m); Katia Lino 100%
  • Gauge: 1 horizontal pattern repeat = 3″ (7.5cm), 1 vertical pattern repeat = 1-3/8″ (3.7cm)
  • Hook size: US size B/1 (2.25mm)
  • Size: 35″ (89cm) circumference, 9″ (23cm) wide

To see extra photos, learn more about this design, and to purchase please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Getting ready for spring – Short sleeve Irene

I’ve just finished my short sleeve version of Irene made with summer yarn.  The coral pink will nicely warm up any pale winter complexion.  I’m so looking forward to the spring and wearing it outside!


More photos and notes on how to make the short sleeve version can be found here.