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Breast Cancer Cowl – Crochet Pattern for a Cause

In the United States, October brings cooler temperatures, pumpkin spice lattes and a renewed focus on breast cancer awareness. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in NY, a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes. That is…

Learning to Dye Yarn-An Experience in Color

As an artist and all-around creative person, I have always had a fascination and love of color and patterns.  When I was in college one of my fine art teachers told me my colors were “too bright”. “Tone them down” he said, “they…

Heirloom Crochet

Heirloom Crochet-Artsy Daisy Crochet

As a maker, I know how much time, work, love and energy goes into creating items by hand.  Each stitch is an expression of love; love for the craft and love for the recipient.  That is why handmade items that are made by…

Americana Star Garland-Free Crochet Pattern

Amerciana Star Garland-Free crochet pattern

Here is a quick and easy garland perfect for showing your patriotic spirit. Each star is only one round of stitching and only takes about 3 minutes to make.  It is made with Vanna’s Choice yarn and a size I crochet hook, although…

Tree of Life Pillow featured in Happily Hooked Magazine

Happily Hooked - April 2017

I am so excited to announce my first published pattern! I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to work with the lovely folks at Happily Hooked Magazine. It was a great experience and I even landed the inset photo on the cover.…

Rhinebeck Shawl: Free Crochet Pattern

Artsy Daisy Crochet Rhineback Shaw

Hello Friends! This is a pattern that I have had in my notebook for a while. It has been my go-to for prayer shawls and for using yarns that I want to wrap myself in (you know the feeling, right?). Like many of…

Adventures in Crocheted Color Pooling

Crochet Color Pooling-Artsy Daisy Crochet

Have you seen this yet? Color pooling is a newer technique to the crochet world.  You can create beautiful patterns with variegated yarns that really show off the colors.  Just Google it and you will see what I mean.  One day I opened…

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…

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…