Thursday, February 3, 2022

Melody Crochet Podcast 56 - Socks and Sweaters for February

Hi! This is my crochet podcast where I discuss my knitting and crochet projects. This week I am talking about everything I have been up to since Christmas Crochet. I am working on a robe, a sweater, some sock and I collected some fun yarny notions! 

A little about me? My favorite things to make are hats, shawls, socks and slippers. I love yarn, tea, coffee and making. I hope to share that love with you. 

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MelodyCrochet Podcast Group on Ravelry: 


  1. Klaziena by Kristin Bishop is a free pattern on ravelry and I used Yarn Bee Rainbow Rhapsody in Peacock!

  2. Beret is my own pattern (leave a comment for a tutorial!) that I made with a J hook and Lion Brand Homespun in a lovely periwinkle shade called “Purple Aster” You can find that here


  1. Birthmonth socks in Opals Sock Yarn. Description was Herbstmelodie “Autumn Melody” superwash 4-ply 100g/465yd #11122

  2. Simply Soft in Lavender Blue will be something fun

  3. Efficiency Pullover by The Grateful Tangle. Large size. Ogo Yarn in Concord Crush

What Have I Done

Prym Hook set

My Favorite Yarny Things (often mentioned in my videos):

My favorite Crochet Hooks:

My favorite Knitting Needles:

My favorite Yarn Needles:
My favorite Scissors:

My favorite Stitch Markers:

My favorite Pattern Holder:

Pattern Tape:

My favorite Project Bag:

My favorite Crochet Light:

My favorite portable Neck Light:

Pom Pom Maker:

This week

I get to work on baby gifts and Summer Decor Crochet along planning! 

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Crochet a Checkered Purse with Me - Follow along Check Bag Tutorial

Crochet a Checkered Bag With Me!! 

Just click above to learn my tips and hints for colorwork.


Size 4, Medium Weight, Worsted Weight Yarn.

Clover Soft Touch Hooks (size H/6mm):


Yarn Needle:

Tape Measurer:

Basics for if you need any Stitch Explained:

Slip Knot -

Slip Stitch -

Magic Circle -

Chaining -

Single Crochet -

Half Double Crochet -

Double Crochet -

Back Loop Single Crochet -

Single Crochet Back Loop Only -

Half Double Crochet Back Loop Only -

Double Crochet Back Loop Only -

Triple Crochet -

Front Post and Back Post Double Crochet -

Front Post and Back Post Triple Crochet

Decrease Double Crochet -

Double Crochet 2 Together -

Decrease Half Double Crochet -

Half Double Crochet 2 Together -

Decrease Single Crochet -

Single Crochet 2 Together -

Friday, March 19, 2021

Crochet A Bucket Sailor Hat with Me - Fast and Easy Hat

Come make a Bucket Hat with me!

Learn to Crochet with me today. This is a handmade bucket hat that is trending all over the place! Its a great hat for summer and spring. Use monochrome or rainbow. The crochet beanie uses basic crochet stitches. You will get to practice crocheting and make a great present at the same time. They are great for using or gifting. Let's get started!

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Baby Ballet Booties Newborn Tutorial - Yarny Ballerina Slippers

Learn to Crochet with me today. This is a newborn and 3-6 month baby booties! They are in the shape of tiny little ballet slippers for your infant ballerina. I added on a tutorial at the end for a rosette or four-leaf clover to add to the front of your baby shoe, if you would like. They are great for using or gifting. Let's get started! #stpatricksday #crochetbabybooties



 Size 4, Medium Weight, Worsted Weight Yarn.

Clover Soft Touch Hooks (size I/5.5mm):


Yarn Needle:

Tape Measurer:

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Crochet Baby Mittens

Hi, Friend! 

Today I am posting the "recipe" for my newborn to infant baby mittens. They are so cute and precious. 

These are lovely gifts for a baby shower. You can also make a half dozen or so to match each of your baby outfits when you are pregnant. I purposely make these in worsted weight yarn because then when you make most other baby patterns you can crochet a pair of these out of the scraps of your yarn. 

If you have any questions please let me know!


Size 4, Worsted Weight Yarn.  

I used Caron Simply Soft

Clover Soft Touch Hooks (size G/4.0 mm):


Yarn Needle:

Tape Measurer:


Work in a Spiral.

do not slip stitch, turn or chain to begin a new row unless directed to.

Chain 2s do not count as stitches in this pattern.


Start with a Magic Circle

Row 1: Chain 2 and DC 10 times into the Circles and Cinch it up. (10)


Row 2: SC and HDC in the first stitch, 2 HDC in the remaining stitches (20)

Row 3: *HDC in first stitch, 2 HDC in next stitch* repeat * to * around. (30)

Row 4-10: HDC in each stitch around

Row 11: *HDC in first stitch, DecHDC over next two stitches* repeat * to * around. (20)

Slip Stitch into the first HDC of the row, chain 2

Row 12: DC around, Slip Stitch into the first DC of the row, chain 2 (20)

Row 13: *Front Post Double Crochet in the first stitch, Back Post Double Crochet in next stitch* repeat * to * around. (20)

Slip Stitch into the first stitch of the row and Fasten off. 

Friday, December 4, 2020

Fingerless Gloves - Free Pattern and Fun and Easy Crochet Tutorial

J/6.00  mm Crochet Hook
3.5oz of Bulky Yarn
Yarn Needle

Gauge: 4" x 4" Square is 12 stitches wide and 7 1/2 rows tall.

Glove Uncuffed is 10" long and 4" wide

Note:At the end of each row "chain one loosely and turn" is implied unless told otherwise.

This is for a medium set of gloves. If you want larger then add an additional 2 rows of HDC. I had enough yarn leftover from the 3.5 oz to do this so you should not need to buy more.

Create the Body of your Gloves

Chain 27,
Row 1 HDC in third chain from the hook. HDC in each stitch across (25)
Row 2-15 HDC in each stitch across (25)
Turn your work and single crochet one time into the side of each row (15-19), 

Sew up the sides of your gloves

Fold your work in half, right sides together. 
"Sew" them together with a single crochet in the first 5 stitches. 

(what we do next with form the thumb hole)
Single Crochet in the next five stitches on only one side of the glove (not sewing the two layers together. 
Then proceed to sew the glove together with single crochet stitches in the last 15 stitches
Fasten off. 
Turn the glove right side out. Make a two inch cuff on the bottom of the glove and enjoy!

Repeat the pattern for a second glove.

Let me know if you have any questions?

These are very versatile. They can be adorned with bows, buttons, ribbons...the possibilities are endless. Tag me on social media so that I can see them if you make them.

Thank you for joining me and I hope that you stay warm and joyful. 


Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake in a Bowl

I love making these for myself post-workout! 


1 Can of Pumpkin

2 eggs

Put the Eggs and Pumpkin in a saucepan over medium heat stirring constantly until it is warmed up and steaming. Be careful. It can sputter a bit as it warms. 

Lower heat to low and add...

2 Tablespoons of Swerve Granulated Sweetener

1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract

1-2 teaspoons of pumpkin spice

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

Stir well and if you want it super decadent then add:

1 Tablespoon of Heavy Whipping Cream 

Keep stirring until the entire mixture is heated up and let it sit while you stir for 3-5 minutes so that the egg is thoroughly cooked through. Set aside to cool slightly as you are stirring take a moment to mix:

1 cup of Greek yogurt 

1 Tablespoon of Swerve (I sometimes replace this with a squirt of liquid stevia)

Give this a quick stir and divide it evenly into two bowls. 

Top each bowl with half of the cooled pumpkin mixture and stir until you get a pretty pumpkin cheesecake swirl. Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

White Chocolate Snickerdoodles! Grainfree/Paleo/Low Carb/Keto

These White Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles are grain free, Paleo, Low Carb and they even hit the Keto checkmarks! Especially if you leave out the white chocolate chips. ;)

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

Makes 15 Cookies

2 Cups of Fine Ground/Blanched Almond Flour

2 teaspoons Gluten-Free Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt

1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon

1 cup Swerve Granulated Sweetener

Mix These in a Medium Bowl

Then Add these wet ingredients

1 teaspoon Vanilla

Add 2 Eggs

1/3 Cup of Melted Butter

Stir in

1/2 Cup White Chocolate Chips

Stir the wet into the dry ingredients.

Work Teaspoon Size Amounts into a Ball in your hands. Put them on a Non Stick Cookie Sheet. Smash them a bit into cookie rounds. Separate by 2 inches to allow for spreading while they cook. 

Cook for 12 minutes. Cool and Enjoy

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