Pretty in Pinks, Lavenders & Grays

This little set for a gift to a dear friend turned out very nice! And just in time for all this snowy weather we are finally getting. Fingerless scale stitch glove with a cuff that can be folded or stretched out for length. Crocheted flower button fastens this pretty cowl to warm your neck.


Who doesn’t love cozy comfy warm slipper socks?

Yes, my dear oldest daughter found a great pattern for these lovely bulky knee-high socks. It took a bit longer than I had hoped, but that is because of some new stitches and techniques. They were great fun and match my daughter’s Christmas presents in the same colors. She said she could do without the little flower accents. As usual when I make slippers, I added some liquid rubber to make the soles non-slip.

I was so very glad that Nadia Fuad at Yarnutopia made a wonderful, easy to follow video to go along with the pattern. I used a little bigger yarn, so they were a little chunkier. You may find the pattern and video here: Knee-High Socks Nadia is very talented!

Crocheting the Crocodile Stitch

Okay, quite some time ago I attempted to make a video to show how to crochet the crocodile stitch, but alas I am not a paying WordPress subscriber. I suppose I could go to my Youtube account and make one to upload here, but have not had the time. And, there are very many videos on youtube to help teach this stitch. I did not realize how very many different ways there are to do the stitch. And some make it a lot more difficult than it needs to be.

So, I am going to share where I got my patterns and whomever would like can get them and do the stitch like I did. For the Mermaid Scales bags I made (which is just a simple variation of the crocodile stitch) I used this:

For the Crocodile Stitch Leafy Fingerless Gloves, I purchased the pattern from Bonita Patterns.

Purchase the pattern here:

It is not very expensive. Only $5.50 and very much worth it!

Enjoy! Please use the contact button below the picture at the top of my blog with any questions, and I will do my best to accomodate.