Author Archives: Dainty Crochet

About Dainty Crochet

One of my greatest passions in life is to crochet and find new patterns. I have been crocheting since my Mom and Grandmother taught me at the age of 8. To this day it amazes me how one strand of thread can create something so unique.

Crocheted Christmas Presents

I have made many of presents through my years of crocheting and something just dawned on me……  Surprisingly enough I have never made and given hats or mittens as a gift.  Oh sure, I have made many hats for charitable … Continue reading

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Quick Christmas Gifts….

Merry Christmas to All I am always doing things at the last minute. Here are three patterns that are quick and easy. I needed a small present for a swap but I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to make. … Continue reading

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Jingle Bells or Trick or Treat??

Wanting to get a jump on the holidays, I started out making a green crocheted Christmas tree with a fully decorated skirt done in festive colors for the holidays when my co-worker, Kyle said ‘Why now? Shouldn’t you be making a tree for … Continue reading

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“Candy Heart Afghan” Square

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Nick the Clown

THIS PATTERN IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY.  NOT TO BE SOLD OR REPRODUCED FOR PERSONAL GAINS. A long time ago I designed a clown made from a hand cranked knitting machine. My Mom called him ‘Nick the Clown’ and he’s … Continue reading

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Linda Lee’s Crafts & More

***CALLING ALL CRAFTERS… Once upon a time, our Ms. Linda had her own blog loaded with all kinds of crafting websites. She was kind enough to keep her site open for our enjoyment so you can search to your hearts … Continue reading

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Joining Granny Squares or Blocks

I found the best way to connect squares without any hassle is to start with a sc, ch5, skip 3 stitches, *sc in next, ch5 skip 3 stitches *repeat all the way around adding 7 chs instead of 5ch at … Continue reading

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