Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast Episode 10 Scrappiness is Happiness


In this episode I talk about:

Halloween Crochet-A-Long

The #HALCAL2017 is a Crochet-A-Long that is co-hosted by Jo who is Jojotwinkletoes on Instagram and Ravelry and the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast.  It will run from September 29 to October 31,2017.

The pattern for this CAL has a skull design for a filet jumper by designer Pony McTate and was published in Simply Crochet magazine issue 59. It will be available shortly for purchase on,

There will be a Chatter/Wip Thread and a F/O Thread on the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast Group on Ravelry starting September 29, 2017


The Super Simple Tunisian CAL  is co-hosted by Hannah of The Cosy Cottage Crochet and the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast.  It will run Oct.1 to Oct. 31, 2017.  Use #SSTCAL so we can see all your lovely projects.  Both Hannah and I will have two patterns on our Ravelry group page that will include two patterns and video tutorials to help everyone complete a total of 4 dishcloths.  Facecloths and scrubbies are also welcome.

Join us, there will be prizes!

A huge thank you to Terra of Mitchell’s Creations for sending me a most awesome gift. Check out her lovely Etsy shop.



Interweave Crochet magazine Fall 2015 – Ananas Shawl by Zsuzsanna Makai

Fortune’s Shawlette –

Caron – Slouchy Beanie

B.Hooked Crochet – Traditional Granny Stitch Shawl

Maggie’s Crochet – Granny Stitch Blanket

Book: Modern Crocheted Shawls & Wraps by Laura Strutt

Free crochet pattern: Vintage Sweet Shawl (EN)

Half a Granny Square Shawl – Brooklyn Tweed Loft Version.

Claudia Scarf.


La Dolce Vita Alpacas –

Long Dog Yarn –

Wander Lust –

Forbidden Woolery-

Inner Zen Garden –

Incan Spice-

Project Bags- Instagram: KC’S Pockets to go.

Podcast Recommendations:

The Quoe Podcast –

The Earl Grey Crochet –

No Catchy Name Crochet –

Litte Fuzzy  Sarah –

Love Charlie Crochet –


Thanks for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 9 Oh Boy!

Find me on:

Welcome to a sweaty, muggy episode. In this episode, I talk about:

Those affected by Hurricane Harvey can have a little bit of their stash restored by reaching out to the following:

On Ravelry:

On the Web:

Check out the Instagram account for Loloditit to see how they donated money to the American Redcross Harvey Fund

There is also the Red Cross website:

If you have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, my prayers and good vibes are with you.

Here are the new podcasts I talked about:

Hand Me Downz Knit and Crochet:

The Quoe Podcast:
He has a new scarf patten, The Dust and Ashes Scarf:


Rohn Strong:

Benjamin Krudwig:


I purchased my project bag from:

My granny square license plate came from:

The Caron Cakes I purchased at Michaels.

Cotton Flowers:

CAL News:

I will be cohosting the Super Simple Tunisian CAL with Hannah of The Cozy Cottage Crochet.
More details to follow

I will also be cohosting a CAL with Jo who is jojotwinkletoes on Instagram. Check out her blog:
It will be for a sweater pattern found in Simply Crochet Issue 59
More details to follow.

The Granny square poncho I showed was inspired by a vintage magazine poncho. It can be found in Woman’s Day Granny Squares Number 2, published 1974.

I used Vanna’s Choice yarn in the colors: Mustard, Linen, Charcoal Grey.

Future Projects:
I will be starting on my Liula wrap. This is a paid pattern by Emma from the Potter and Bloom Podcast:

The pattern can be found on Ravelry:

I will be making the Beltine Cuff-Down Socks from the Rohn Strong book, Step Into Crochet.

I will also be making Three Springs. This is a pattern by Deanne of Addydae Designs.

I am currently working on my Urban Stripes Shawl by Rosina of the Zeens and Roger Podcast.

Pattern Palooza:

Beginner Ribbed Crochet Hat Pattern:—unisex

Crocheted Ribbed Hat Pattern

Men’s Infinity Scarf Pattern:

Simple Scarf for Men:

The Every Man Scarf:

Father Pullover:

Patons Kroy Toe Up Socks:

Free Yourself Shawl:

Check out Toni’s website.  She is a great crochet designer and resource.

Julietta Shawl:

Thanks so much for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 8 “Summer Loving had me a blast” Show Notes


In this episode:

We wrap the Summer of Romance CAL hosted by Clarisabeth of the Crochet Cakes Podcast. Crochet Cakes YouTube link:

and myself. The CAL ran until August 5 and I hosted the WIP/Chatter thread on my Ravelry Page for this podcast.

Patterns I talked about in this episode:

Knitted: Hermoine’s Everyday Sock

Knitted: Patchwork Weasly Sock

Crochet Patterns:
Gorman Street Socks –

Urban Stripe Shawl –

Ohana Top –

Retro Granny Stash Bag –

Blurre Shawl –

Divine Hat-

Liula (this is the pattern for the Liula CAL)-
This CAL is hosted by Emma of the Potter and Bloom Podcast.
Podcast link:

The Liula CAL will run September 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Check out her blog for a discount code for the pattern.
Use the hashtags: #CAKECAL, #letthemcrochetcake, #liula

Karmic Kitty:

Spotting Clouds:

Doris Chan:

Three Springs:

Hove Beach Bag:

Joy of Motion:

The Lemonade Shop – Colorway: Sugar Plum Fairy

Yarns that I purchased at Sin City Knit Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada

Ella Rae – Cozy Soft and Cozy Prints, colorways: Pacific Blue, Wallflower, color 30

Universal Yarns, Wisdom Yarns – Pix, colorway: Citrus Slide

LGF Suris – Mini set

I did not purchase but I talked about Zealana yarn.

Big thank you to all the lovely people I met at Sin City Knit Shop. Everyone was so kind and welcoming.

I purchased two project bags from Pearl and Plum
A big thank you to Vivian who was incredibly generous and donated one of her awesome project bags to the podcast. THANK YOU!

A huge thank you to Fay of The Crochet Circle Podcast for the lovely package she sent. I was able to make a small bag from the tweed she sent and I simply love the John Arbon yarn she sent. It is so soft and squishy!

The Crochet Circle Podcast link:

John Arbon:

If you would like a copy of the Christmas list pdf. Please email me at:


I used this YouTube video from Hue Loco to make my little tweed fabric bag.

Thank you so much for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 7 Must-Stash Show Notes

Episode 7 Must-Stash

In this episode I have a very loud fan on and a fly-away hair that just won’t behave.  I hope it’s not too distracting and you can still enjoy this episode.

In this episode, I talk about:

San Diego Comic Con.

San Diego County Fair.

A big thank you to Jillian of the Coo Coo for Cowls podcast for the lovely gift she sent. Coo Coo for Cowls YouTube Link:

The yarn she sent is from Cascade Yarns and is called Sunseeker.

Meredith’s Jars of Joy.

I completed the Gradient Granny Pattern by Sarah Shrimpton found in Inside Crochet Magazine #90

The mustache project bag is from Mr. Indigos Bags found on Etsy.

Fluph Shop                                                                                  Let’s Talk about Stash YouTube video link.

Ted Talk about collecting by Daniel Krawczyk

Check out the Kristine Kelly Vlog                               Video about stash management.

I visited a LYS called Yarning for You.

The Yarns:

Zen Gardens Yarn


Biscotte Yarns

Sweet Georgia Yarns

Junk Yarn

Goosey Fibers

New Hooks                                                                       

New project bag from Queen’s Yarn Boutique.

Queen’s Yarn Boutique YouTube link:

Etsy store link:

Free Crochet patterns by Berroco.

Free Crochet Pattern by Knitpicks.

Paid patterns by Joy of Motion

Paid pattern by Zeens & Rogers.

Check out theZeens & Roger podcast on YouTube.

Paid pattern by Addydae Designs

My project bag is from Thank God for Bags. Here is the link to her etsy shop.

Sock it to me!  I’m crocheting socks from Step into Crochet by Rohn Strong. The pattern is the Gorman Street Toe-up Socks.

****My crochet fantasy socks, Giveaway Winner is: Cozygurl (Ravelry)*****


Summer of Romance CAL ends Aug. 5, 2017  #SRCAL

Grocery Girls Celebrate Canada’s 150 years with a MAL that ends Sept. 01, 2017

Coo Coo for Cowls Granny Stitch CAL ends on Dec. 1, 2017

Tamara and Helen are hosting a sweater CAL. Starts Sept 16,2017 ends Nov. 17, 2017 #backtoschoolsweaterCAL,

Link to Tamara’s blog                                                   Link to Helen’s blog

Festival of finishing hosted by the Crochet Circle Podcast.  #festivaloffinishing


Thanks so much for watching!





Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 3 Show Notes


Despite the bad hair day, I had a lot of fun putting this episode together.

Links for this episode:

Grocery Girls
YouTube: Grocery Girls Podcast
Ravelry: Grocery Girls Podcast

Ravelry Crochet Thread #1
Ravelry Crochet Thread #2

Yarn Hoarder 
YouTube: Yarn Hoarder Podcast                                                                            Ravelry: Yarn Hoarder Podcast                                                                            Ravelry: Crochet Make-Along

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn
YouTube: Keep Calm and Carry Yarn Podcast                                                     Ravelry: Keep Calm and Carry Yarn Podcast
Kal/Cal Information

New Crochet Podcast to watch.
The Cozy Cottage Crochet Podcast

Purchased from Amazon website
Curvy Girl Crochet by Mary Beth Temple

Purchased from Knitpicks website.
Top-Down Crochet Sweaters by Dora Ohrenstein

Magazine: Crochet Scene (Interweave Big Bonus Special Issue 2017)
Pattern: Jailhouse Rock Pullover by Melissa Leapman
Paid Pattern:

Check out my good friend’s beautiful clothes.

Hotel of Bees Shawl by Christina Hadderingh
Paid Pattern:
Use Coupon Code BEE20 for a 20% discount for a limited time.
#HOBCAL, #HotelofBeesShawl

Doris Shawl by Kat Goldin
Paid Pattern:

Prayer Shawl by Cynthia Miller
Free Pattern:

I used two skeins of Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable in the color Candied.

Picot Boo Shawl by Carrie Carpenter
Pattern found in Crochet World magazine issue February 2014
Paid Pattern:

Check out Jillian’s Podcast
YouTube: Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast                                                                     Ravelry: Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast
Ravelry: Wrapped in Love information

Knitpicks E-book Helping Hands

The Crochet Project – Riley & Saunders Socks

Knit it- Hook it- Craft it

Crochet Circle podcast and Ravelry Information.
YouTube: Crochet Circle Podcast
Ravelry: Crochet Circle Podcast

Thank you to Shannon of Yarn Baby for provided photos of her lovely yarn.

Thank you for all the support and for watching my podcast. Hugs!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 2 Show Notes


Welcome to Episode 2 of the Crochet Luna Podcast.
Today’s episode is titled: The 3mm Hook Mystery.

The word of the day is “band-wagon”. I say this word way too many times and I apologize for the repetitiveness of it. I cringed on the playback when I heard myself say it so many times.

Find the group for this Podcast at:

In this episode I talk about:

Crochet Socks

Craft Yarn Council

Cowl Neck Poncho by Simone Francis Simply Crochet Issue 25

Ravelry Store

Crochet buttons I purchased from Buttons & Things on Etsy.

Pullover Pattern

Yarn: Lion Brand Homespun
98% Acrylic 2%Polyester
185 Yards

Hotel of Bees CAL – See the Betsy Makes Podcast for coupon code.
CAL is hosted
Sandra from
Ravelry group:
Sam from
Ravelry group:

I will be using Berroco Brand- Maya yarn 85% Pima Cotton and 15% Baby Alpaca

Yarn I will be using for the first Doris Shawl:
West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply Yarn

Yarnover Truck  Los Angeles Yarn Crawl

Happy Mail from
Yarn: Imperial Fun Set
Natural British wool/Hand dyed ethically produced British wool
100g/approx. 370 yards Heavy Fingering/Sports weight 2ply

Yarn: Moorland Shadows
Natural British Wool/Hand dyed ethically produced British wool
100g/approx. 400 yards Fingering weight 2 ply

Frida Khalo Project Bag

New crochet friends on Instagram:

Thank you kindly to the following Podcasters who have made me feel most welcomed to the podcasting community:


Crochet Circle Podcast

Keep Calm & Carry Yarn Podcast

Zeens and Roger Podcast

Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast

Crochet on and I will see you in two weeks!