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Off the Hook Monday {Week 18}

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Welcome back to the Off the Hook Monday Link Party. We're so glad you're here, and we're thankful for those of you who stop by to link up your latest and greatest projects. We love seeing what you've been up to! Here's hoping everyone has a fantastic Monday! Remember, if you haven't followed your hostesseses, […] Continue Reading

Animal Hat Basics: How to Change Colors in the Round by Little Monkeys Crochet  |  Learn how to make a pom pom, how to change colors neatly in the round, how to make braided tassels for your earflaps, and how to attach facial features in this multi-part series by Little Monkeys Crochet.

// // When making a solid-colored hat, you can crochet in a continuous round and not worry about seams. But when you need to add stripes to your hat, using the continuous round method results in jagged color changes, which is why most pattern designers instruct you to work in joined rounds. But even then, […] Continue Reading

Animal Hat Basics: How to Make Braided Tassels by Little Monkeys Crochet  |  Learn how to make a pom pom, how to change colors neatly in the round, how to make braided tassels for your earflaps, and how to attach facial features in this multi-part series by Little Monkeys Crochet.

// // When I first started teaching myself to crochet, I looked up everything as I went. How to do something like attaching tassels to earflaps might seem obvious to the seasoned crocheter, but when the time came for me to finish an earflap beanie, I was stumped. Everyone has to learn at some point, right? This is […] Continue Reading

Animal Hat Basics: How to Make Pom Poms by Little Monkeys Crochet  |  Learn how to make a pom pom, how to change colors neatly in the round, how to make braided tassels for your earflaps, and how to attach facial features in this multi-part series by Little Monkeys Crochet.

// // Did you know that you don't need special tools to make a cute pom pom for your hat? All you need is a piece of cardboard (and your typical crochet tools)! This is the second tutorial in a blog series I'm calling "Animal Hat Basics."  You can also download my FREE e-book by the same name, which […] Continue Reading

Animal Hat Basics: How to Attach Facial Features by Little Monkeys Crochet  |  Learn how to make a pom pom, how to change colors neatly in the round, how to make braided tassels for your earflaps, and how to attach facial features in this multi-part series by Little Monkeys Crochet.

// // Most animal hats involve a certain amount of facial features that need to be attached to the base. Often the pattern designer will instruct you to leave a long tail on these features to use for sewing, but there are other methods, as well. We're going to look at three ways to attach […] Continue Reading

Animal Hat Basics Series

Animal Hat Basics by Little Monkeys Crochet  |  Learn how to make a pom pom, how to change colors neatly in the round, how to make braided tassels for your earflaps, and how to attach facial features in this multi-part series by Little Monkeys Crochet.

// // Are you brand new to crochet? Or making an animal hat for the first time? If you're a little lost on how to make things like pom poms and tassels, this e-book is for you! With multi-photo tutorials and clear step-by-step instructions, you'll be a pro in no time. You can view the individual […] Continue Reading

Sock Monkey Crochet Hat  |  Free 6-12m Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

// // (FYI: There are lots of awesome goodies within this post, so before you skip straight to the pattern, be sure to read it all...) It's finally done! I wish I could put into words for you what the completion of this pattern means to me. Not only is this the first multi-sized pattern I've […] Continue Reading

Off the Hook Monday {Week 17}

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// // Welcome to the first Off the Hook Monday of September. I don't know about you, but when September arrives, I begin to get excited about the fall season! It's my favorite. With that in mind, I thought I'd share what's been going on the Daisy Cottage Designs and Little Monkeys Crochet blogs. Fall […] Continue Reading

Wildflower Granny Square Afghan | Little Monkeys crochet

// // It's finally finished! My very first granny square afghan. And I think I'm in love. This really shouldn't have taken me as long as it did. Way back in early July, when I posted the pattern for the Wildflower Granny Square, I'm pretty sure I made a few empty promises that I'd be […] Continue Reading

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// // It's time for another round of Off the Hook Monday, where you get to show off the awesome things you create! Every week we get so inspired by the amazing projects you guys are dreaming up. We hope you are getting inspired by the creativity of others, too! If you haven't had a chance […] Continue Reading