The Handmade Handmaiden has returned! I'm sure that many of you have forgotten about me, and I would not be the least surprised. When I started this blog back in 2014, it was mainly because of my love for crochet. I enjoyed finding patterns to share with my fellow crafties, and it was one of… Continue reading After A Long Hiatus…
If you've never heard of the MBTI Test, or the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, I would highly recommend doing so, and as soon as possible. In a nutshell, you answer a series of questions about your personality and what you are more prone to do in certain situations, and then you are given your four-letter type.… Continue reading Four Little Letters That Changed My Perspective
So this is a momentous occasion! I'm actually posting something this week nominated for The Liebster Award! Actually, I have been nominated by two awesome bloggers, Hannah from Thoughts From a Nerdy Girl and WIP: Off Hours by Elvira, so I will answer all of their questions, just to be fair and decent about it.… Continue reading The Liebster Award!
Sorry for the prolonged absence; I spent the weekend with friends in another state, and I didn't get around to posting this crochet pattern collection last week before I left. Today, my fingers are frozen (we have a very drafty old house with single-pane windows), so perhaps I need to pick out one of these… Continue reading Weekly Gathering: 20 Handcozy Patterns for the Whole Family!
As promised, I'm pleased (excited!) to share my newest free crochet pattern with you. I have fun coming up with new ideas to use up my slowly-diminishing yarn stash, and it gives me practice in my crochet design skills. [Note: if you find anything in my patterns that you don't understand or that I didn't… Continue reading Simply Chenille Cowl
The man of true faith may live in the absolute assurance that his steps are ordered by the Lord. For him misfortune is outside the bounds of possibility. He cannot be torn from this earth one hour ahead of the time, which God has appointed, and he cannot be detained on earth one moment after… Continue reading Reassuring
Hello, friends, and what a week it's been! Between missing a day of classes because of illness, and working on several projects simultaneously (crochet and schoolwork), the week has flown by without a post from me, much to my chagrin. However, that will soon be rectified with today's pattern roundup and the addition of new… Continue reading Weekly Gathering: 10 Simply Striped Afghan Patterns!