Crochet Patterns, Tips & Inspiration

French Press Cozy: Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern French Press Cozy Back

Hi all!  Here is a fabulous new crochet pattern for all those coffee lovers out there.  Have you tried making coffee with a French Press? I would recommend a French Press to anyone.  After years of using drip coffee machines and then a…

Welcome to the New Artsy Daisy Crochet Website!

Happy New Year and welcome to Artsy Daisy Crochet’s new home.  Thanks for coming by! Why I left Blogger for Word Press: My old site was easy to use, but it was time to update and organize.  I wanted more control over the…

Connie Cowl: Free Crochet Pattern

Dianna Judge- Artsy Daisy Crochet

Connie Cowl By Artsy Daisy Designs Written in American Crochet Terminology This cozy cowl is made with a self-striping yarn that creates beautiful colors with only one skein.  With this pattern you will learn how to use the foundation single crochet to create…

5 Essential Notions You Need for Your Crochet Tool Kit

1. Hook Organizer You are a crocheter, right? (of course you are or you wouldn’t be reading this, lol) So you probably have a few crochet hooks…ok maybe a ton of them. So how do you keep them organized? There are many options…

Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival 2016

Rhinebeck 2016

  Did you get to go to the NY State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck?  If not, you missed an amazing experience.  If you did, you know what I mean.  It was my first time and it was magnificent. Inside one of…

The Henrietta Headband: Free Crochet Pattern

Henrietta Headband-Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern HENRIETTA HEADBAND Some of my followers may remember hearing of Henrietta. She is a dear friend that also happens to be my crochet pattern tester.  She and I both love wearing wide fabric headbands in our short hair.  A while…

Why You Should STOP Buying Crocheted Items at Big Box Stores and START Supporting Local Artisans

You are walking through the aisles of a clothing store and a crocheted top catches your eye.  You look closely at the stitches and you recognize the single and double crochets.  You think to yourself “What cute top.  I could make that myself.”…

Blankets Galore!

Scattered Squares afghan

Like most of you, I love sharing photos of my finished items.  Here are a few blankets that I have completed in the last year or so that I have not shared yet.  Making baby and lap blankets is great because they allow…

Resurrection Afghan Part V – The Afghan is Complete!

Resurrection Afghan complete

The Resurrection Afghan is finally complete! (Confession: it has actually been done for quite some time, but I am finally sitting down to post it for you all) The repairs on this beautiful crocheted afghan have finally been finished.  It took a lot…