How many of you were teens in the 80's?  I was and I still love the 80's, I think it was a FUN!! time to be a teenager!  I loved the music, the crazy styles especially the hair!  The romantic, heart touching movies, the cultures, everything! I was busy in high school in the Kieser … Continue reading Ramblings


Free Patterns

Hi there, I'm just checking in real quick to take a poll, who would like to see pictures of my WIPS (works in progress), tutorials- if so what kind: pictorials, video or both? Would you like to see crochet tester announcements, CALs, My free patterns? Would you like to share your projects made from my … Continue reading Free Patterns


I would like to know if anyone would like to see some basic "How To Crochet:  Part 1, 2, ect videos here on the MadeByNovella Crochet?  

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 20. A Note From A Tech Editor.

Does your crochet pattern call for a “bo” or a “ehdc”? Not sure what to do when your pattern says “BPdtr”?

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 19. Permission To Use & Copyright.

When you see a free pattern on a site and you want to copy it for yourself or anyone else; you will need to have the designer's permission to do so. 

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 18. Finishing Instructions and Assembly.

If you put all this time and effort into making your project you will want it to look it's best.

Friday’s blog post.

I will get this week's post out to you as soon as I can, I have been dealing with fur baby emergency issues😕 Please pray for our 😿 kitty x's

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 17. Blocking.

In this post we will go over the topic of blocking:  Blocking is not always mentioned in a pattern but it is usually assumed as part of the finishing process of your knitted or crocheted piece. Blocking is the process of relaxing the fibers of the yarn so it is shaped to the size needed, drapes well and looks finished.

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 16. Symbol Charts.

Have you ever seen a chart that looks like little chicken scratches put together to form a picture and wondered what's this all about and how do I read this thing?  That's what we're here to go over today.

How To Read A Crochet Pattern, Pt 15. Schematics.

Have you ever seen a pattern for a garment that had flat basic drawings on it & had measurement lines next to it on varied sides?