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United Airlines Flight with Service from Minneapolis to Casper

Its almost been a year since the Firefly Hook posted its first free pattern (Grapes and Cherries Applique) in February of 2013. Since our beginning, we have posted a free pattern and tutorials each month to help you learn to crochet. Our readership has grown steadily and we have made important connections with people from… Continue reading United Airlines Flight with Service from Minneapolis to Casper

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Unpinning Pinterest and a Prize for my Son

Okay- confession time. I don't like to fit in. It's not always because I'm really sincere and authentic. Sometimes I actually go out of my way just to swim against the current. For example: I refused to watch Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - not because I was a fan of the books… Continue reading Unpinning Pinterest and a Prize for my Son

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Featured Free Patterns: Hats by My Hobby is Crochet and a collection by The Yarn Box

Okay people. Let's talk babies. They are cute, snuggly, and give new hope to a weary world. Yes, they also can be smelly, messy, and make a mother weary. But seriously, crocheting a gift for a new baby is the best. Here are three good reasons crocheted baby items are wonderful: babies are amazing (for all the aforementioned… Continue reading Featured Free Patterns: Hats by My Hobby is Crochet and a collection by The Yarn Box

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The Firefly Hook: Where it all began and where we are going. Part II

I've been giving you the history of the Firefly Hook and filling you in on a few key players. Quote from part I: I almost crocheted my hands off, got a little burned out, and then was inspired to switch gears... Dream big or go home, right? Yeah, that's me.  Since every item I crochet is a design… Continue reading The Firefly Hook: Where it all began and where we are going. Part II

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Happiest Birthday Wishes

Hey everyone, it's Monika! (Who am I?) Last week, I promised Abbey (the imagination behind this blog) that I would write this week's post for Monday (which was also HER BIRTHDAY!). Yes – Monday, Feb. 25. Yes – yesterday. (That is, unless you're on the other side of the world... oh, just kidding. No matter… Continue reading Happiest Birthday Wishes