Crochet Video Tutorials

Below you will find a list of all crochet video tutorials, click the link to be directed to the video tutorial.

  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Mystery Medley Tote Bag - The Mystery Medley Tote Bag was the outcome of the mystery crochet along that was sponsored by Nicki (from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts) and myself. Every few days a new piece of the pattern was released out of order and the final assembly revealed this awesome tote bag! If you could not participate in the MCAL, […]
  • 2020 Mystery Crochet-Along - **To see the written instructions for each part, scroll down to the Schedule Section Below.** This is my first ever Crochet Along that I will be hosting with another blogger and good friend of mine, Nicki from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts! We are keeping it a complete secret until the end, so we are calling this […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Stadium Pom Beanie - This year, the winter sport season might have a different look and feel to it. We may not be able to enjoy the exact same experiences we have in the past but that doesn’t mean we can’t show our team spirit or wear our team colors with pride! My Stadium Pom Beanie is the perfect […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Offbeat Baby Cardigan - Before you know it, sweater weather will be upon us here in the northern hemisphere. I know it is hard to think about it on a balmy summer day, but as we have learned in previous years, time flies. Why not get ahead of the season with some awesome baby wear? I made this Offbeat […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Offbeat Baby Cardigan - Before you know it, sweater weather will be upon us here in the northern hemisphere. I know it is hard to think about it on a balmy summer day, but as we have learned in previous years, time flies. Why not get ahead of the season with some awesome baby wear? I made this Offbeat […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Stadium Pom Beanie - This year, the winter sport season might have a different look and feel to it. We may not be able to enjoy the exact same experiences we have in the past but that doesn’t mean we can’t show our team spirit or wear our team colors with pride! My Stadium Pom Beanie is the perfect […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Summer Fun Sweater - The Summer Fun Sweater is a versatile piece that can be worn as a top or continue making it longer for a tunic top, crochet retro dress, or swimsuit cover up. You can omit sleeves to make a vest or shell as another option. So much in ONE pattern! Check out my video tutorial below […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Summer Fun Sweater - The Summer Fun Sweater is a versatile piece that can be worn as a top or continue making it longer for a tunic top, crochet retro dress, or swimsuit cover up. You can omit sleeves to make a vest or shell as another option. So much in ONE pattern! Check out my pattern below and […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Simply Bright Granny Square - My Simply Bright Granny Square combines some of the most basic stitches to create this simple but elegant square. A combination of squares would make the perfect afghan, throw, or baby blanket. Mix it up by doing the opposite colors in each square you make for a more checked look. Any number of color combinations […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Simply Bright Granny Square - My Simply Bright Granny Square combines some of the most basic stitches to create this simple but elegant square. A combination of squares would make the perfect afghan, throw, or baby blanket. Mix it up by doing the opposite colors in each square you make for a more checked look. Any number of color combinations […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Rainbow Clutch - Bring color to your world and wardrobe with my Rainbow Clutch. Create your own rainbow in this easy to follow pattern that works up fast and fabulous! Because I know we all have it in us to be FABULOUS! This is the first time I used a zipper in my work and I LOVE IT!! […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Chevron Washcloth - Have you ever wanted to make a chevron project but never knew how to get started? Today’s easy project will take you through the process and get you comfortable with the chevron design in this beautiful cotton washcloth. Once you’ve mastered this small project, you will have confidence to try your hand at a larger […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Chevron Washcloth - Have you ever wanted to make a chevron project but never knew how to get started? Today’s easy project will take you through the process and get you comfortable with the chevron design in this beautiful cotton washcloth. Once you’ve mastered this small project, you will have confidence to try your hand at a larger […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Ombre Striped Baby Blanket - A very close friend of mine recently had a baby. Prior to the birth, I started this Ombre Striped Baby Blanket, and I finished it in time to leave it on her doorstep as they welcomed this little princess to the world. 😍 The simplicity of the stitch coupled with the surface crochet, make this […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Ombre Striped Baby Blanket - A very close friend of mine recently had a baby. Prior to the birth, I started this Ombre Striped Baby Blanket, and I finished it in time to leave it on her doorstep as they welcomed this little princess to the world. 😍 The simplicity of the stitch coupled with the surface crochet, make this […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Hand Sanitizer Cozy - I was always a hand-washing and hand sanitizer kind of girl. 🧼 It’s a major part of keeping healthy! You can make your very own hand sanitizer cozy to carry one on your key-ring or loop it on your purse or in your car. It’s handy and practical. Plus, you’re now able to carry it […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Hand Sanitizer Cozy - I was always a hand-washing and hand sanitizer kind of girl. 🧼 It’s a major part of keeping healthy! You can make your very own hand sanitizer cozy to carry one on your key-ring or loop it on your purse or in your car. It’s handy and practical. Plus, you’re now able to carry it […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Tiger Hat with Earflaps - I could not help myself and had to jump on the Big Cat train. You never know when you will get inspired and what will lend itself to that inspo. A recent streaming docu-drama became the precipice to making my Big Cat Tiger Hat, and who better to demonstrate how adorable this hat is than […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Large Basket using Chunky Yarn - Sometimes things don’t go the way we expect and we have to improvise. Which is exactly what I had to do for this beautiful Chunky Basket. This is my latest project for the Funky with Chunky yarn event! Using Bernat Maker Big Yarn I created this very practical, very sturdy basket that is perfect for […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Large Basket using Chunky Yarn - Sometimes things don’t go the way we expect and we have to improvise. Which is exactly what I had to do for this beautiful Chunky Basket. This is my latest project for the Funky with Chunky yarn event! Using Bernat Maker Big Yarn I created this very practical, very sturdy basket that is perfect for […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Simple Spring Shawl - It’s nearly shawl season here in Wisconsin. That time of year between the warm days of spring and the lingering days of winter, where we need more than a t-shirt but not a big bulky winter coat to ward off the chill of the evening. It’s the perfect time for a wrap or shawl to […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Simple Spring Shawl - It’s nearly shawl season here in Wisconsin. That time of year between the warm days of spring and the lingering days of winter, where we need more than a t-shirt but not a big bulky winter coat to ward off the chill of the evening. It’s the perfect time for a wrap or shawl to […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Wee One Baby Bonnet - My Wee One Bonnet is a mix of moss stitch granny squares and a few other fun stitches that works up nicely in this cute unisex bonnet! I made this one in Marly Bird’s Chic Sheep Yarn in the color VIP but don’t be limited to that! You can make this in every color of […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Wee One Baby Bonnet - My Wee One Bonnet is a mix of moss stitch granny squares and a few other fun stitches that works up nicely in this cute unisex bonnet! I made this one in Marly Bird’s Chic Sheep Yarn in the color VIP but don’t be limited to that! You can make this in every color of […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Book Sleeve - We are launching our One-Skein Weekend with this fantastic Book Sleeve! I love this so much, and any reader in your life (including yourself) will just love to have one of these for carrying their current book on the go! These pouches can be made to accommodate any size and you can change the pattern […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Book Sleeve - We are launching our One-Skein Weekend with this fantastic Book Sleeve! I love this so much, and any reader in your life (including yourself) will just love to have one of these for carrying their current book on the go! These pouches can be made to accommodate any size and you can change the pattern […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Sloth Lovey - I’m taking it “slow” this morning as I finish wrapping up our Valentine’s puns! I really enjoyed “hanging” with you these past two weeks sharing my projects. I really love it “a sloth.” Now that this series is over I can take a little time to “relax” maybe even have a cuppa “slothee.” Maybe be […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Sloth Lovey - I’m taking it “slow” this morning as I finish wrapping up our Valentine’s puns! I really enjoyed “hanging” with you these past two weeks sharing my projects. I really love it “a sloth.” Now that this series is over I can take a little time to “relax” maybe even have a cuppa “slothee.” Maybe be […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Alien Puppet - It feels like I have traveled the “universe” to find projects that are “out of this world”! I feel “over the moon” to add my One-Eyed Alien Hand Puppet to the mix! I try to be “down to earth” and find projects that appeal to all. This series has seen “galactic” popularity, but it is […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Cow Amigurumi - I feel like I am having a “Deja-Moo” from last year creating all of the corniest puns. I get so “a-moos-d” making these captions. I am trying hard to not push “pasture” tolerance of ridiculousness, but you know I am here to “bull-doze” you over with too many puns. Once I get started, it’s “udder-ly” […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Sweetheart Baby Hat - It is not a secret or something I keep *under my hat* but I love puns! Each year I love to *cap-tivate* you with my clever captions and cute patterns. I want you to go *a-head* and enjoy them. I know some are not going to be fans, but what can I do? *Hatters gonna […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Alpine Stitch Mittens - *Hands down* we can all agree on how much we love to crochet. We get *s-mitten* with a project and once we start, you *got to hand it to us,* it is hard to stop! I would say many of us *g-love* this craft much more than most things such as chillin’ and *bad-mitten.* Some […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Two Stitch Grande Scarf - Understandably, I have been kind of *wrapped* up in myself for the past several months. Now that I am back in action, I promise I am not going to go all *gangsta wrap* or *Scarf-ace* crazy this month with the puns. Instead I *wrapped* it up with seven of the best *twisted* puns I could […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Two-Stitch Grande Scarf - Understandably, I have been kind of *wrapped* up in myself for the past several months. Now that I am back in action, I promise I am not going to go all *gangsta wrap* or *Scarf-ace* crazy this month with the puns. Instead I *wrapped* it up with seven of the best *twisted* puns I could […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial - On the 12th and LAST Day of our Christmas projects, I decided to end on a sweet note. My holiday Simple Stocking Hat is perfect for bringing a festive touch to any outfit. You can make this in any size and adjustments are in the notes. Enjoy the free pattern and video tutorial. And from […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Simple Stocking Hat – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - On the 12th and LAST Day of our Christmas projects, I decided to end on a sweet note. My holiday Simple Stocking Hat is perfect for bringing a festive touch to any outfit. You can make this in any size and adjustments are in the notes. Enjoy the free pattern and video tutorial. And from […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Bow & Bauble Door Hanging – Photo Tutorial - The Bow and Bauble Door Hanging is the best way to greet your guests on this 11th Day of Christmas! I created a crochet bow, then I paired the bow with some simple yet colorful ornaments and some shimmering ribbon. I love the final result!!   Here is a list of supplies I used: Chic […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Buffalo Plaid Coasters – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial - ‘Tis the season for warm fires, hot cocoa with cookies, and friends to share it all with! Holiday entertaining is made even more festive with these black and red checked coasters! The plaid design is perfect for bringing a splash of bright color to protect and decorate the table top. Have you always wanted to […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Buffalo Plaid Coasters – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - ‘Tis the season for warm fires, hot cocoa with cookies, and friends to share it all with! Holiday entertaining is made even more festive with these black and red checked coasters! The plaid design is perfect for bringing a splash of bright color to protect and decorate the table top. Have you always wanted to […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Centerpiece - On the 9th day of Christmas, we bring the perfect crochet project that takes only MINUTES to make, but it packs a dramatic decorative punch! Add some holiday cheer to any centerpiece by adding these Curly-Q Spokes in any color! I demonstrate this simple step by step process and take a few simple items to […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Candy Curl Swirl Ornament – FREE Written Crochet Pattern and Video Tutorial - On the 8th Day of Christmas I bring to you this sweet treat!! These Candy Curl Swirl Ornaments are such a quick and easy craft you can add to your tree and make it “lolli-POP” this holiday season! Follow along with the video tutorial and written instructions below.   Follow along with this video tutorial […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Rustic Wall Hanging – Photo & Written Tutorial - Our 7th day of Christmas brings more holiday decor! This rustic wall hanging has elements of crochet and craft mixed with elements of the outdoors. Follow through my step by step instructions and make your own wall hanging today.   The Materials I used are as follows: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Gold and […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Argyle Cup Cozy – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - On the 6th Day of Christmas, give a little holiday cheer in a cup! Here is the Argyle Cup Cozy made for the coffee drinker in your life! Cup cozies are one of the easiest and most appreciated hand-made gifts you can give this season. Pair this with a travel mug and a gift card […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial - I know many of you have a little one on your holiday gift giving list, and I have a great quick project for you! The Beanie with Bling is next on our series! On the 4th day of Christmas we have something special for the sweet littles in our lives! I made this cute beanie […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Beanie with Bling – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - I know many of you have a little one on your holiday gift giving list, and I have a great quick project for you! The Beanie with Bling is next on our series! On the 4th day of Christmas we have something special for the sweet littles in our lives! I made this cute beanie […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Winding Ribbon Tree Ornament – Photo Tutorial - The Winding Ribbon Tree Ornament is decorated with beads to give nice detail to our 3rd in our 12 days of Christmas series! Today I have a very simple, but VERY lovely ornament tutorial.     This is a picture tutorial and pattern showing step by step the creating and assembly process.     Supplies […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Corner to Corner (C2C) Holiday Hot Pad – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial - Next up in the 12 Days of Christmas project, I have this Corner to Corner Holiday Hotpad. This is the time of year when we gather with friends and family in our homes or in our community. We share our table and time. A beautiful way to dress up the table is to make these […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Corner to Corner (C2C) Holiday Hot Pad – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - Next up in the 12 Days of Christmas project, I have this Corner to Corner Holiday Hotpad. This is the time of year when we gather with friends and family in our homes or in our community. We share our table and time. A beautiful way to dress up the table is to make these […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Lace Shell Bookmark – FREE Crochet Video Tutorial - Is there a reader in your life who loves physical books and hasn’t moved to all digital methods when it comes to reading? Then I have the perfect gift for you! My Shell Stitch Lace Bookmark is so beautiful and so delicate, it is perfect in the pages of a favorite book. This bookmark is […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Lace Shell Bookmark – FREE Written Crochet Pattern - We are launching our 12 Days of Christmas crafts with a beautiful handmade bookmark. Do you know someone who loves to read? For all the book lovers in your life, you can make this beautiful Shell Stitch Lace Bookmarker. Pair this with a best seller book and you will be sure to awe the most […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Family Fair Isle Hat - Introducing my Family Fair Isle Hat. This is a fun pattern for everyone! OOOH Yeah! This is the perfect hat for the season, for the family, for ANYONE on your gift giving list-and don’t forget to make one for yourself! I have provided you the pattern to make one in several sizes-baby, youth, teen/adult, XL […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Family Fair Isle Hat - Introducing my Family Fair Isle Hat. This is a fun pattern for everyone! OOOH Yeah! This is the perfect hat for the season, for the family, for ANYONE on your gift giving list-and don’t forget to make one for yourself! I have provided you the pattern to make one in several sizes-baby, youth, teen/adult, XL […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Baby Crown Earflap Hat - This fabulous earflap hat was an alternate hat that I made for Nasir’s Halloween costume, but it’s just so cute, I had to share it!! Even if you didn’t use it for a costume, your little one can wear a crown and stay warm out in the cold with a cute hat too! Enjoy the […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Baby Crown Earflap Hat - This fabulous earflap hat was an alternate hat that I made for Nasir’s Halloween costume, but it’s just so cute, I had to share it!! Even if you didn’t use it for a costume, your little one can wear a crown and stay warm out in the cold with a cute hat too! Enjoy the […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Monster Feet Baby Booties - When your little monster needs a pair of boots with claws, look no further. Here are my version of the Monster Feet Baby Booties, and are they delightful! Perfect for gift giving or costumes, these booties will be a hit for everyone! The pair here was designed for the Max costume worn by my son […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: King Crown - Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: King Crown - Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: The Sweet Dream Bonnet - Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Sweet Dream Bonnet - Here is the next piece in the costume ensemble. The Sweet Dreams Baby Bonnet and Crown is a two-piece project and each of these pieces can be made independently! Need a bonnet? (check) Need a crown? (check) This video tutorial and pattern has you covered for both! You can make one or the other or […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Adult Sized Monster Hats (Male and Female Designs) - Halloween is the one holiday that I plan for all year long! The idea, the design, and the process can take a good portion of my time. When I started this tradition of making my annual costume, it was a challenge, but it was just me. Now we are three! Here is a two in […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Adult Sized Monster Hats (Male and Female Designs) - Halloween is the one holiday that I plan for all year long! The idea, the design, and the process can take a good portion of my time. When I started this tradition of making my annual costume, it was a challenge, but it was just me. Now we are three! Here is a two in […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: The Uptown Blanket Scarf - Uptown means of, in, or characteristic of the residential area of a city or town. Which brings us to the perfect setting for The Uptown Blanket Scarf I made! This piece can be worn anywhere, but definitely has an urban fashion feel that wraps you up and protects you from the hustle and bustle as […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: The Uptown Blanket Scarf - As soon as the summer ends and the temperature starts to change, I get started on all my fall and winter fashion pieces. I love creating new designs for Nate, but this piece isn’t just for the guys in your life! This can be made for anyone. Here, I am using Comfort yarn from Red […]
  • FREE Crochet Video Tutorial: Sweet Dream Romper - This Sweet Dream Romper has been designed to be part of our Halloween costume. I am planning to release pieces of this ensemble from now through mid-October. Each piece will complete our three cosplay costumes that we designed for “Where The Wild Things Are,” a book by Maurice Sendak. Nasir is going to be Max. […]
  • FREE Written Crochet Pattern: Sweet Dream Romper - Each year, we try to find a fun and exciting costumes for Halloween, and I love to take you on this journey with me. As each piece of the costume is released, I will update my blog to bring more and more pieces to life. Be sure to follow along to see all these updates! […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Chain Weaver Slouchy Hat - Have you ever wanted to try a bit of weaving? How about incorporating a little weaving with your crochet? My Chain Weaver Slouchy hat brings these two crafts together to make one great project! Perfect for cooler nights that are soon to be upon us here in the North, this slouchy hat is very easy […]
  • Crochet Baby Toys Round-Up - Oooh I’m all about the baby toys right now and that has brought me to compiling a round-up blog for some of my favorite patterns!! You are guaranteed to find something in this blog post that will brighten up any nursery, please any mama or mama-to-be, be perfect for gift giving, and bring so much […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: The Bow-tastic Hat - For those of us who are all about wearing fabulous accessories, let me present The Bow-tastic Hat!! This hat allows for you to interchange the bow in order to match your #OOTD (outfit of the day)!! This winter wear provides lots of chances to take one item and change it up to match several things […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Boho Scarf Headband - My Boho Scarf Headband is  an EASY project that is perfect for summer! Whether it is to keep your hair off of your face or out of your eyes for any reason, this cute boho scarf is a little accessory to add to your summer (or all year-round) wardrobe. This design was made with Scrubby […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Where Love Grows Afghan Block - This afghan block is part of the Wedding Blanket CAL that Marly Bird is hosting on her website!! See more details about it here! My contribution to this crochet-along is the “Where Love Grows Afghan Block.” It has a floral design to it and it is very fitting to a wedding theme of love and […]
  • FREE Crochet Tutorial: Adult Mens Chunky Slippers - We all love a comfortable pair of house slippers. The guys in our lives are no exception. With Father’s Day right around the corner, why not make Dad a pair of these fantastic Chunky Boot Slippers. Perfect for putting your feet up and relaxing around the house. Add a leather or vinyl non-skid bottom to […]
  • FREE Crochet Tutorial: Happy Hues Sampler Baby Blanket - Last week, we took a tour of my new nursery that my mom and I set up. (see it here!!) It was so much fun to see the colors come to life, the artwork get hung, and the crib readied for baby’s arrival. Today, I am introducing the Happy Hues Sampler Baby Blanket. This luxurious […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Sand-n-Sea Beach Tunic - Head to the beach with this boho-inspired swimsuit cover-up! Not heading to the beach? Why not wear this Sand-n-Sea Beach Tunic over a tank top with Jean cut-offs or over your favorite sundress! Really you can NOT go wrong with this top! Next time you head to the water, you will want to have this […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Star Ring Rattle Teething Toy - I tried a new project that is simple enough for the beginner and fun for the seasoned crocheter! The Star Ring Rattle is perfect for any baby nursery, gift, or layette!   My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away. Support YARNutopia today so we […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Fair Isle Knee High Socks - Using the Fair Isle crochet stitch, I created these knee high socks!! This design makes the contrasting color look like mini hearts!! These socks are so incredibly warm and fashionable! I have made socks working from the cuff down to the toes, but this sock is created starting from the toes and working its way […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Baby Hiking Sandals - Summer season is around the corner. Time to start getting that wardrobe ready. Here is a cute little addition for baby’s layette. These baby hikers can be made in any color and added to any outfit for just the right touch!     My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Think Spring Cowl - Groundhog Day came with the promise of spring, but with the way the Wisconsin weather has been, you would never know! So it is time to think spring with my new Think Spring Cowl! This lightweight beauty was created using this elegant yarn by Willow Yarns. Verbena was the perfect fiber for this piece with […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Otter Amigurumi - Another year of *playful* Punny Valentine’s have come to an end! These have been truly *otter* this world, and I hope they left you like you are *swimming* in love and happiness! I always try to do my best *otter-wise* it defeats the purpose of doing these. No time to get *laid back* over these […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Bunch of Grapes Amigurumi - I’m “grape-ful” that we are about to wind down another year of puns! Everyone has done a “grape” job with sharing even more puns and projects along the way. I think we all did a whole “bunch” for “raisin” awareness how punny Valentine’s Day can be. I was a bit “crushed” and practically let out […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Clam Shell Amigurumi with Pearl Bead - Today, I am happy as a *clam!* I am about to *open up* to all of you and share with you how much you are all *chowder* this world! When I face a new project or new pun, I think “Nadia, the creative world is your *oyster!*” I am not trying to dispense huge *pearls* […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Octopus Keychain - Wouldn’t it be awesome to have more “arms” to crochet? I think it would be “ink-redible,” and I am not “squidding!” I would be well “armed” to take on any project and could “octopi” my time more efficiently! I would “squeeze” a lot more projects into my schedule and would “sea” a boost in productivity! […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Pineapple Jar Cozy - I have a *sweet* new project *fresh* off the hook! I just love it *tid-bits!!* This Pineapple Jar Cozy started out to be a *pine* in my neck, and I started to *pine* away for an easier project! I was feeling a bit *crushed,* but in the end, this piece turned out so *pine!* Now […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Egg Amigurumi - I’ve been a little “terra-fried” to try another year of Valentine Puns. I was so “eggs-cited” to give it a “fry,” but at the last minute I “scrambled” to come up with some funny, punny projects. So, I sat down with an “egg-spresso” and got to work on seven new puns that are pretty “egg-cellent” […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Simple Infant Booties - I have a sweet, brand new niece to crochet things for! Congratulations to my brother and sister-in-law!! ❤️ Girl things, boy things, we have it all covered in this family! Check out the tutorial for these super simple booties and make bunches of them today!! Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Owl Be Warm Hat - The Owl Be Warm Hat is such a fabulous hat for your winter wardrobe!! Use Hygge Yarn from Red Heart Yarns to add mounds of texture to this fluffy piece! Change things up with this hat to make it uniquely your own–Eye color, Pom Poms, and yarn color can give this owl different characteristics! Even […]
  • Crochet Tutorial: Wiggles & Giggles Baby Blanket - Well, the time has come to start stocking up on a few nice essentials for baby! I made the Wiggles and Giggles Baby Blanket as the first piece in my baby’s layette! This design uses the double crochets to make a zig-zag design that creates beautiful rich texture. It also creates a completely different profile on […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Festive Wreath - On the LAST of our 12 Days of Christmas project I present to you this lovely wreath! Using a simple leaf design, dress up a door wreath for the holiday or ANY time of the year! This lovely home decor accent is the perfect way to greet your guests this holiday season! Happy, Happy Holidays […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Mitten Gift Card Holder - A mitten gift card holder is a perfect way to showcase your gift for those hard to buy for people on your list! This 11th Day of Christmas projects is easy and fun and will add just the right personal touch.   Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this cute […]
  • How to Crochet Tutorial: Rose Flower Headband & Floral Wedding Bouquet - On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me….Flowers! Haha! I made a holiday headband using the same flower design I used in my bridal bouquets for my wedding earlier this year! I used a small bead detail to adorn the center for the perfect touch! Don’t need a headband? Don’t worry, […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Poinsettia with Pearls - Day 9 is here!! With it brings us this Poinsettia with Pearls! It’s a perfect lampshade ornament or dress up that tree! No matter which way you choose, you can’t go wrong with this lovely accent piece. Oooohhh…another idea–make several and cascade them down a stairway banister! So many options!!   Follow along with this […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Peppermint Candy Garland - Holiday Garland is the next project on our 12 Days of Christmas journey!     Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this garland: My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away. Support YARNutopia today so we can continue to bring you clear, […]
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Paw Print Ornament - Represent the pets this Christmas with this sweet Paw Print Ornament! Make one today and have a “PAWSOME” holiday!!   Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this project:   My dad will continue to be the videographer, editor, and photographer for our videos when I move away. Support YARNutopia today so we […]
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No-Sew Market Bag with Crocheted Edge

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Cornershop Granny Square

Flower Bunch Granny Square

Charming Chain Granny Square

Wrinkled Rose Granny Square

In Full Bloom Granny Square

Enchanted Rose Cape

In the Garden Granny Square

Snail’s Pace Granny Square

Beast Hat

Butterfly Effect Granny Square

The Web We Weave Granny Square

Classic Man Scarf

Pastel Overload Granny Square

Faux Fur Trapper Hat

Diamond Block Granny Square

Gorilla Hat

Spinning Spider Granny Square

Autumn Flower Granny Square

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Hello, Sunshine Granny Square

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Dynamic Window Granny Square

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Fallen Leaves Cup Cozy

The Joyful Teapot Cozy

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Berry Giving Granny Square

Fabulous Flurries Tree Skirt

Bows and Bells Napkin Rings

Bebe’s Holiday Pet Sweater

Rustic Evergreen Ornament

Holly-Days Booties

Winter Snowman Coasters

Sparkling Wine Beverage Bag

Shred The Slopes Hat

Freestyle Fingerless Gloves

Sparkle and Puff Holiday Cones

On the Fringe Cushion

Festive Pom Boot Cuffs

Let’s Bake a Cake Apron

Firework Pop Granny Square

Let Your Buns Out Hat

Tutti Frutti Crochet Slippers

Harlequin Leg Warmers

Warm Waffles Hooded Cowl

Warm Waffles Handwarmers

Sharp Dressed Man Vest

Woven Dreams Baby Blanket

Steampunk and Stars Cowl

Two Peas in a Pod

Volcano Bag

Leaf Applique

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Tomato Amigurumi

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String of Hearts Cup Cozy

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All Year Round Poncho

Patchwork Medley Baby Blanket

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58 responses

  1. thank you for doing such great vids esp the adult mermaid (only watched that and part of the baby one so far!) new here but now following you on all your sites! thanks so much 🙂

  2. I just finished my Granny Square Cardigan and I am so tickled pink! It is so super comfy and warm. I will be using it all summer long at the evening concerts and play at our local park, as it is by the ocean and can be cooler in the night.

    The ENTIRE time I was crocheting it I had such joy! At first sight I loved it, and the video was so easy to understand. Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing your craft and bringing joy into my week as you have.

  3. Nadia ,
    Thank you for the use of your many amazing patterns! I have become a devoted follower of yours. You are truly amazing ,with such an inspiring outlook on life. I am very aware of the trials and tribulations you have had to over come and I honour your determination to make the best out of life.
    Thank you again for kindly allowing us to use your wonderful patterns!!

  4. You are so awesome! Just finished mermaid blanket for my niece- couldn’t have done it without video tutorial! Huge Thank you-
    Now, my son is asking for a shark blanket- any chances is you doing a video for one of those?
    Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  5. I just finished the cardigan I love it! Your video was so easy to follow. Thank you so much for sharing your talents and making it easy for us to do so as well.

  6. I am new to crochet, I used the mermaid Afghan and it turned out awesome I was so proud of myself!! My niece will LOVE It. Thank you, your video was amazing!!!! I am now wanting to do the eaten by a shark blanket my new nephew for Christmas, have you one that one ?!

  7. Nadia,
    Thank you for making such wonderful videos. They are so easy to follow you are a great teacher. Both cardigans turned out just perfect. You have made crocheting a breeze can’t wait to see your next big project.

  8. Nadia, Thank you for an amazing mermaid blanket pattern! It was easy to follow and the tutorial explained some sections that I had questions for. I was looking for something different to make for my 4 year old niece, I think she will adore it! I was going to adapt the mermaid blanket to make a shark for her 2 year old brother, but lo and behold, you posted one!! Thank you again!

  9. I wish I could post a pic of the baby mermaid tail I did!!! Thank you so much for doing this video!! It makes an awesome baby gift!!!

  10. I am making the shark blanket for my granddaughter for her birthday. She is going to be 14 and loves sharks. Tank you for the pattern and instruction video.

  11. Hi, hope all is well! I am going to try and make the 365 or is it 366. I’ve made 3 so far but I just started yesterday. I’ve been crocheting since I was 7, I’ll be 75 in November. My mom always made granny squares so did my older sister. I’m crocheting a baby blanket right now, I am also an avid quilter. I’ve never made a granny square until now. With your outstanding instructions I am going to attempt to make as many as I can. Thank you Nadia.

  12. Dou you take requests? I stumbled on videos from Helenmay. She has the sweetest cacoon and matching hat as well as a baby blanket done in a similar stitch. The main problem is, she shoots from the side front. For someone trying to learn I can’t see what she is doing. I would love to make the cacoon and hat as my second project. Could you make us a video. She said the pattern isn’t written down. Your a much better teacher. Could your mermaid be turned into a cacoon? Could you also give lessons on pattern reading. I wanted to learn crochet because my late aunt made Xmas snowflakes when I was little. I have purchased a book but for me it’s in another language. Need your help. Thank you.

  13. Thanks for your courageous story and your awesome videos. I haven’t crocheted for a while, and your video was just what I needed to get going again. I’m going to have a new grandchild, and I was delighted to find your shell baby blanket video. Going to get my yarn today and get started!

  14. Thank you so much for the Mermaid pattern! I have only crotched blankets thus far…smile. But I know my 7 year old daughter is going to love this mermaid pattern !! I might even do one for myself..a great mother and daughter bonding in front of tv this winter!! All the best with your health and thanks for sharing your talent and ideas! Much appreciated! Ezra

  15. I love, love, LOVE all your tutorials! I learn so much better with a visual aid and your thorough descriptions have been so helpful! I’m so glad I found you on Pinterest! Best part… you’re a WI girl! I live in KY been am from the Badger state! Love the Packer and Badger tutorials!! Thank you so much for all you do, Nadia!

  16. Such a great teacher!
    I’m new and love all your videos.
    Thank you for inspiring me.
    👍😘

  17. I have never done anything with yarn or a crochet hook until I saw your YouTube video. I wanted to thank you so much for teaching me such an awesome (and addictive) hobby. Now my daughter will be born with SO many awesome creations, thanks to you.

  18. I can’t find the tutorial on the Arabesqhue Granny Sqguare. Where do I go to watch it? Would love to follow you. I love the tutorials. They are so much easaier for me. Thanks in advance.
    Carolyn

  19. I did the mermaid, shark, and am finishing granny squares for an Afghan. Loved all the videos so far. You are a great teacher. Can you point me in the direction of the best way to connect the squares?

  20. Hi Nadia – I came across your site last fall and thanks to your amazing tutorial was able to make 2 mermaid blankets for my granddaughters for Christmas and then 2 baby blankets for beautiful additions to the family in the new year. Thanks so much for sharing your talent and knowledge with us. You are truly gifted 😊

  21. Hi. I was wondering if you had any tutorials to make adult sized boots. I have made a few of the baby booties and lot the multicolored pattern and was thinking I would love to make one in my size, just not quite sure howmto go about that

  22. thanks for sharing the Granny Square Cocoon Sweater Cardigan I made this it came out so pretty a lot of people have ask me to make them one I have to make two. I am in a crochet club we are making one as a group project. I will also be making the Crochet Hexagonal Hooded Cardigan. I love your 365 days of granny squares I look forward in looking at your website to see what you are making so I can make as well you are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Thank you again

    • That is so wonderful! I’m so glad you found my site and the tutorials have helped you so much! I’m happy to hear you are enjoying the 365 Days of Granny Squares project! Keep at it! The year is almost over! Thank you so much for your comment! ~Nadia

  23. Greetings Nadia

    I hope you are doing much better. I just read about your health problems.
    I want to thank you for the Adult Mermaid Tail in 3 sizes.
    Do you have it in child’s sizes?

    Thank you.

    Linda Ruelas

  24. Could you please do a video on how to do a c2c-I’ve tried looking at others but can’t seem to get it-I can follow your videos I’ve made about six afghans following you thank you

  25. Thank you for this pattern Nadia! I found it today while I was feeling very low and perked right up at the thought of making myself something so beautiful, cozy and fun. Then I read your personal story and admire you greatly for your courage and generosity of sharing your projects patterns. Love and hugs to you!
    Shelly

  26. You are an amazing beautiful soul inside and out and I love to crochet all of your patterns … You are always in my thoughts and prayers

  27. I am new to finding crocheting projects on the Internet. You are truly the best from all I’ve looked at the past 6 months. Your tutorials have enabled me to make the shark blanket for my grandson and the mermaid for his girlfriend. Both of them loved their blankets. The gentlemen’s scarf was exquisite as was the classic scarf. I thank you so much. Will you be showing shark slippers for adults? I know my grandson would wear them and appreciate them.
    Please stay well and take care!

  28. I love your tutorials and thanks to.you i love to chochet. The thing is…. i would like to make a “tunika”, like a long sweater or a short dress. I hope you can help me with a tutorial.

    Love Hanna Lindholm from Sweden

  29. NADIA, Love your tutorials thank you so much for taking the time to do these. Will you be doing any dolly tutorials.

  30. Ms Nadia, would (or have) you ever considered presenting a kaleidoscope afghan. I’ve seen a few videos but couldn’t make it through but a couple minutes… thanks for considering!

  31. Nadia I am looking for the blanket video that you made with Redheart blanket yarn, can you please post it for me?

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