crochet pattern: rainbow bag

How is it mid-June already? It’s almost time for another quarterly newsletter! But first, here is the first free pre-release crochet pattern: a rainbow bag. You can read more about why I am publishing my patterns temporarily for free in this blog post. Rainbows make my soul smile. And since real rainbows are hard to…

pattern preview: wine bottle koozies

I’m putting finishing touches on two new crochet patterns, just in time for the upcoming gift giving season. These adorable wine bottle koozies work up quick, and – dare I say – they are quite unique in the world of handmade crochet gifts. Aren’t they just perfect? Seriously. Don’t tell me you can’t think of…

pattern preview: crochet picture frame

Let me introduce you to the first design in the series of crochet patterns for beginners: crochet picture frame with picots, available as part of an exclusive crochet picture frame collection here, at┬ájakigu.com, or though my Etsy shop. Its petals with picots remind me of a daffodil. Or the rays of the still sleepy sun…