Mini Christmas stocking decoration

These stocking shape Christmas tree decorations are quick to crochet, and it's a pattern that you can easily learn by heart. Make them in different colours for your tree or give as little presents. They are ideal to attach to or send with Christmas cards. You can also...

Crochet bunting from left-over yarn

Do you have a lot of left-over yarn in all sorts of colours? Here's a project you can do for Christmas or any time of the year and use up a lot of your stash. I love bunting of any kind! It makes a room, hall or garden so cheerful. I also love fringes, so...

Christmas tree decoration using fabric and crochet

You can use the same ideas or techniques in many different ways. My most popular video is a short explanation on how to start attaching t-shirt yarn into a round mat using crochet stitches. (You can see the video here.) Now I decided to use that same...

Simply Crochet magazine designer challenge

Last summer I was asked to take part in the Simply Crochet Magazine Christmas designer challenge. In the challenge, the crochet designers are given the same task and the same yarn. You can see many of their former challenges on Instagram.  The challenge here was to...

Crochet cube decoration with lights

There have been many photos of crocheted decorations with lights in them this Christmas. Most are balls or stars, so I decided to make a cube! These can be hung on a window, Christmas tree or anywhere in your decorated home. You can make one using any kind of squares,...

Crocheted Christmas ball tutorial

I love to have colour in Christmas decorations! These crochet baubles can be made in any colour combination to go with the rest of your Christmas decor. Overlay crochet gives lots of possibilities for using colour, so I decided to include it for these balls. Overlay...

Crochet bell tutorial

I enjoy making these crochet bells as you learn the pattern quickly by heart. These can be Christmas tree decorations or you can attach them to cards or use as gift tags. I'm sure there are many ideas for using the bells that I haven't thought of, please tell me in...

Decorate with crochet hearts

These crochet hearts look very different made in a combination of strong colours or in a single neutral colour. Both work for Christmas decorations! You can starch the hearts using a sugar and water or white glue and water mix. If you use very fine thread and a small...

Crochet Christmas tree decoration

Some time ago I was looking for Christmas decoration ideas in Pinterest and found a folded paper Christmas tree. Of course, I always think how something could be done in crochet or knitting! After several attempts I came up with this Christmas tree shape decoration....

Crochet Christmas garland videotutorial

Why do we always buy tinsel to decorate our Christmas trees, mantelpieces or railings? It is not difficult to make your own crochet garlands. In fact, this pattern is one that is suited for children to make. You only need the basic crochet stitches and almost all of...

1-row crochet snowflake tutorial

This crochet snowflake features in my logo for the Facebook page of this blog. I wanted to make a pattern that is easy to remember by heart after making one or two.  Great for Christmas tree or cards, or you can sew one on a scarf, bag, blanket or any clothing.  You...

Knitted Christmas wreath

This knitted wreath will look lovely on your door to welcome Christmas time visitors! It is made of three separate knitted tubes filled with wadding and then plaited together. This is another one of my Christmas makes that brings memories! When my daughters were small...

Easy 2-row crochet snowflake

Each year I like to create a new, fairly quick Christmas tree decoration pattern to give friends and family instead of cards. I make several dozen of them. That means they can't be complicated. This is how I got to create this quick crochet snowflake. The snowflake...

Knitted bell for Christmas tree

These knitted bells are quick to make. You can use glitter yarns to add sparkle to your bells. They are knitted in the round on double pointed needles. Their size depends on the yarn and needle size you are using. Pattern Download the free pattern in Ravelry:...

Knitted mini Christmas stockings

These cute little fairisle stockings are great for using up leftover yarn. I have made these to give instead of Christmas cards. You can also use them as a Christmas calendar and put tiny presents inside. These have been knitted in the round using short double pointed...

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