Entomology Shawl

Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bees…oh my! I’m very excited to share with you the pattern for the Entomology Wrap – a lovely rectangular shawl that features a host of beautiful critters – butterflies, dragonflies, bees, and baby dragonflies –  as well as leaves and divider rows made of the bead stitch. Each motif is presented as…

Mother of Dragons Shawl

The Daughter of Dragons Scarf has been a big a viral hit and many of you have asked for a shawl version of the pattern. Well here it is! The Mother of Dragons Shawl features the same dragon wing shape, but has simplified increases and decreases to give it the longer runs of sections so…

Daughter of Dragons Scarf Pattern with Videos

It’s finally here! The updated pattern for the Daughter of Dragons Scarf has hit the Long Dog Wool blog! This has been my most popular design on Ravelry. It’s an intermediate pattern that is also suitable for the adventurous beginner. The Daughter of Dragons scarf is based on a dragon tail shape. The ‘fins’ alternate…

Butterfly Blessings Baby Cardigan and Hat

The Butterfly Blessings Cardigan and Hat are the perfect gift for the baby girl.  The subtle butterfly stitch patterns the front and back of the cardigan and the band of the hat.  For summer weather, the versions pictured are made with cotton yarn but an acrylic or wool would give you a spring/autumn version.  Instructions…

Letterbox Anzac Poppy Pattern

The poppy is a symbol used in most Commonwealth nations for Remembrance Day.  In Australia, we also wear them for Anzac Day. This year, because of the global pandemic, most ANZAC Day ceremonies are either cancelled or will be held with no spectators because of lockdowns and social distancing rules.  There is a movement here…

Crochet this Kitchen Set – Patterns for coordinated dishcloths and scrubbies.

Whether you are concerned about the environment and love the idea of eco-friendly, washable, re-usable dishcloths and scrubbies that you’ve made yourself, or whether you love making small projects that are useful around the house, you can’t go past this kitchen set. The patterns included here are for two different styles of dishcloth and a…