Crocheted Corset with Tulle Skirt

In the spirit of prom season, I created (improvised) a crocheted bodice with a sweetheart neckline to go with a tulle skirt. There are many crocheted pieces that can be made to wear in warmer… Continue reading

Floral Crown with Crocheted Flowers

With the warmer weather around the corner, I was inspired to work on a DIY project suitable for spring and summer. Perfect for backyard parties, music festivals and summer weddings, this floral crown is… Continue reading

Button-Up Pouch

For beginner crocheters, a simple pouch/purse like this one is a good place to start. It’s easy to make, works up quickly, and you can practice basic construction of a crocheted project. It’s… Continue reading

GSDC on video

I partnered with up-and-coming production agency Noctua Video to produce this short. I am pleased to share my first grannysquaredontcare video featuring some of the crochet projects I have designed and projects by other designers that I… Continue reading

Cross-Stitch Scarf

A trip to Romney Wools in Toronto resulted in the purchase of two beautiful yarns that I used for the Cross-Stitch Scarf pattern. The first is a Chilean hand-made natural, multi-tonal, hand-painted wool… Continue reading

My new favourite yarn

This post isn’t so much about the pattern as it is the beauty of the yarn used to create it. I designed this scarf to showcase the quality and the beautiful colour of… Continue reading

Hooded Cowl with buttons by Melissa Grice

Melissa Grice’s Hooded Cowl with Buttons from her WellRavelled Etsy Shop is the perfect cold-weather accessory. The pattern calls for a bulky yarn, a 10 mm crochet hook (P), and uses basic stitches… Continue reading

Twist Headband

Inspired by a trip over the Christmas break to the One of a Kind Show in Toronto, I decided to try my own version of a crocheted headband. Headbands were very popular this past winter and… Continue reading


Thank you for visiting the blog for grannysquaredontcare. I look forward to sharing patterns and ideas with you. I am in the process of building inventory to launch our Etsy site in the fall and… Continue reading

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