• Crochet,  Reviews

    Kaia Kimono

    I am so excited to show you guys this pattern. I tested it for Denimade and she did not disappoint on this one. But then, she NEVER disappoints. This pattern was a L/XL and took only 7 skeins of I Love This Cotton yarn from Hobby Lobby. I also used an I and K hook, scissors and a needle. Oh, and a tape measure. So, what exactly is a Kimono? A kimono is a formal Japanese robe. It’s generally long and has wide sleeves and tied with a sash. There are so many varieties of kimonos out there now days and I feel like this one is perfect. Just look…

  • Beanie,  Crochet

    Valentina Beanie: Time to get festive for Valentine’s Day!

    Valentine’s Day!    Who loves Valentine’s Day? This girl right here does!   It’s one of my favorite holidays. All the hearts, candy, flowers (not roses though), chocolate, and steak with baked potatoes are perfect for my soul and make my heart happy. I love Valentine’s Day so much that I decided to get married on that day. This year marks 11 years I’ve been married with my wonderful husband.  I was really excited when Deni had this beanie to test. I knew I couldn’t just use any yarn with it so I went and bought some Red Heart Ombre yarn in their Jazzy color. I had my eye on…

  • Crochet,  Gloves

    Brooklyn Fingerless Gloves… Do you like them?

    As some of you know already, I am a pattern tester for some of the gals on FB. There’s one in particular that I love testing for, Denisse Sharpe. You can find her over on Facebook at DeniMade.  I had the pleasure of working up her Brooklyn Fingerless Gloves over the weekend and let me tell you… THEY ARE AMAZING! I don’t usually care for fingerless gloves but these are so awesome that I have worn them all weekend.  The gloves are part of her Brooklyn collection. She’s got the a beanie, slouch hat, messy bun hat, ear warmers, cowl, and now the gloves.   Check them out 🙂    And…