Let's Talk About Gauge by ELK Studio

Let’s Talk about Your Crochet Gauge!

I asked my ELK Studio Crocheter’s Group if they would be interested in a live chat on gauge.  The response was overwhelming!  So….if you aren’t in the group, join today!  Our next topic will be “Substituting Yarn” and you won’t want to miss out! (I haven’t set a confirmed date yet!) There were great questions […]

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Let’s Get Started! Wrapped in Warmth CAL Schedule!

Exciting times around ELK Studio!  I hope you are ready to get your next “bucket list” crochet project out of the way!  Sometimes seeing the pattern as a whole can be overwhelming.  Let’s break this pattern down into segments….crocheting a set amount of rows each week.  Hopefully that will help keep you on task and […]

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2015 Knit and Crochet Show Review!

When I decided to attend the CGOA (Crochet Guild of America) conference back in January, I really had NO idea how life changing it would be for me honestly.  I’ve worked in Corporate America for most of my adult working life with the last few years being highly involved in the crochet community, so my […]

It’s Time for Summer!

Vintage Violet

Vintage Violet Shawl

How can you love one project more than the other? It’s getting really tough because I’m in love with this shawl. It’s my first “lacy” type of project, and it turned out just how I had in my mind.  If you know how to use the single crochet and double crochet stitches… can make this […]

Just to be Cute Slouchy Beanie by ELK Studio

“Just to be Cute” Slouchy Beanie

Please place in your Queue or Favorite on Ravelry! Some of the things women go through just to be cute.  I mean…. we wax our eyebrows, upper lips and other various places that I won’t even mention!  We wear high heel shoes that after 2 hours are killing our feet.  We spend countless amounts of […]

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It’s Time for Summer!

Ocean Splash Wrap

Ocean Splash Wrap!

Hello everyone!  I hope you’ll love my latest pattern called Ocean Splash!  The wonderful yarn is Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton!  You’ll love the softness and it really has a great shimmer too.  The yarn allows for great stitch definition and there are certainly enough different stitches in this pattern to keep you on your toes […]


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“Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review #92

Hello all!  I want to welcome you to the “Making it thru Monday” Crochet Review!  I have a great time see the creativity of other people and hope you do too!  I would love to see what you’ve been making lately… link it up!  See all the “official” rules below! You will have 2 weeks to […]

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Jayden's Shawlette - A Free Crochet Pattern by ELK Studio

Jayden’s Shawlette – A Free Crochet Pattern!

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry!  Introducing Jayden’s Shawlette! My granddaughter asked me a couple of weeks ago to make her something for winter. I took her to Hobby Lobby and she picked out I Love This Yarn with the shimmer. It’s no surprise to me because she loves everything “blingy”. I also have a […]

Handcrafted Elegance Beanie - A FREE Crochet Beanie by ELK Studio #crochet #beanie

Handcrafted Elegance Beanie by ELK Studio

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! If you love beanies…you’ll love this one!  It’s a really quick hat to work up and with the little added texture is just nothing more than Handcrafted Elegance at its best!  The best part is I made a scarf that matches the hat too!  Yep…’s an accessories galore party […]

Hint of Spring Crochet Beanie by ELK Studio #beanie #freepattern

Hint of Spring!

The Hint of Spring beanie pattern is all about trying out a new stitch!  Have you ever used the Herringbone double crochet stitch?  It’s basically just a different way of double crocheting but the added hint of texture and definition of the stitch is amazing!  Plus…the Red Heart soft yarn is wonderful to use for […]

Southern Sweetness by ELK Studio

Southern Sweetness – A Free Crochet Hat!

Please Favorite or Queue in Ravelry! I’m so proud to once again partner with Crochet for Cancer and design this hat in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness this month.  Southern Sweetness has great texture which is perfect for the chemo patient needing something to keep them warm in the winter months that are soon approaching. […]

Perfectly Simple Elegance Shawl by ELK Studio #pattern #freepattern  #crochet

Perfectly Elegant Shawl!

Sometimes less is more……The Perfectly Simple Elegance Shawl is just that for you.  I’m like most of you and ready for some warmer weather, so I picked up my spring and summer yarn last week and starting crochet.  My intent when I sat down to start on the shawl was to work up something using […]