Mermaid Tail Blankets everywhere

Well I’ve been super busy with an upcoming craft fair!  I shared in my last post the Mermaid Tail Blanket that I made.  Well I’ve made 3 more since that you can see 2 of the colors below & the pink one is sold.  I’ve been getting many requests to purchase them and am adding to my Etsy shop later today!  If you are local to me and would like to purchase one you can purchase directly from me using the Paypal link below.  But get your orders in no later then DECEMBER 10th, 2015 in order to have it for Christmas.  As you can see in the pictures below there is one with a solid color and one that is all the same. You can choose which one you want.

IF you are NOT LOCAL please go to my Etsy Shop. (Link on the right)  I currently am working on 2 orders. ***The prices are for the Chunky Yarn shown in the POST below this one. The colors I have are below and I have most on hand except Nobility.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email:

Pink MermaidTeal TailCountry Loom Sampler




What’s been on my Hook

Hey all! So it’s been crazy busy over here. I’ve been getting ready for a Craft Fair I’ll be in very soon and time is just ticking away!  Plus I’m really looking forward to seeing my Daughter and Son-In-Law in a few weeks!!  Looking forward to that!

MermaidOn to what I’ve been working on –

SO I’ve been seeing all these GORGEOUS Mermaid Blankets in a variety of colors and finally I broke down and made one!



Mermaid 1
I absolutely LOVE how this came out!  So as you see mine is Black & Grey well I’m representing “Ursula” which most know is from the “Little Mermaid”.

I had a lot of this yarn and well that’s the first thing that popped into my head!  So right away I thought I’ve got to do the Evil Mermaid! LOL!

Extremely happy with how it turned out! Below in the next picture is the back of it.  So you see how to get into it! Talk about warm & cozy???


Mermaid 2What do you think?  I know I’m for sure going be making more!  In colors of course!  With the Holiday’s just around the  corner these would make GREAT gifts!  If you are interested I will take orders.   I’ll be adding to my Etsy Shop very soon!

If you are a crocheter looking for this pattern you can find it HERE!  It’s a great pattern and super easy to work up! Questions? Please comment here!

As always thanks for stopping by and Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz


It’s I Love YARN Day and here’s what I’ve been Hookin’

Happy I LOVE Yarn Day to all the “Knitta’s & Crocheters” out there – Or do I dare say “Hooka’s”??!!!  LOL!  So this was in the making – I absolutely LOVE making Crocheted Loveys! They are just so fast and quick to make up and just ADORABLE!  This is my latest! Stay tuned for more to come!

Knight and Princess So I posted on Facebook yesterday about the Princess waiting for her night! The photo was super cute as he wasn’t done yet!  Well I finished him last night!

I LOVE how he turned out! He’ll also be available in my Etsy shop very soon along with more options.  I’m having a blast making these up. Need more Princesses, Knights….hmmm how about a Prince? A little competition huh? LOL!


Knoble Knight LoveyI’ll post a few other projects that I am working on tomorrow.

So for now thanks for stopping by and as always,

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, CA.

Free Crocheted Bow Scarf Pattern

Good Evening All!  Hope your Friday is a great start to your weekend!  Just wanted to share this super fun and easy crocheted scarf!  For those that crochet you’ll not believe how easy this is.  My daughter saw one and looked for a pattern and couldn’t find one so she asked me if I’d be able to make one!  This is what I came up with!  She loved it!

Bow Scarf 1 Bow ScarfAs you can see you can wear it a few ways!

How fun and trendy is this?  For those that know how to crochet you can get the pattern by clicking Scarf with Bow
If the link doesn’t work let me know.  You’ll see when you open it that it’s super EASY to make.

For those that don’t and would like to purchase one they will be available in my Etsy shop soon. Click on the Etsy link on the right if you don’t see them yet please send me a customer order request OR contact me.  They will be listed soon.  But get your orders in early as the Holidays are around the corner!

If you have any questions with the pattern please don’t hesitate to contact me.  I’ve never written up a pattern before.  The pattern is shared freely so please don’t sell it!

Thanks for stopping by and as always….

Happy Craftin,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

Crocheted Dodger Girl

I’m baaackk…..Told you I’d be back sharing my latest creation!

Dodger Girl 1I was inspired to make my Doll by many Doll Makers but I have to say the 1st doll that inspired me was from a gal named Aniqua Wilkerson from “My Kinda Thing” on Facebook then I saw another doll from Dee Dee from “Off D’Hook Creations” also on Facebook they both were such an inspiration to me as I hadn’t done Amigurumi in years and seeing their creations got that creativity flowing and I pulled out a Bunny I had sitting around for awhile which you can see HERE!

Anyway seeing their Beautiful Dolls inspires this one!  I have to say I’m “Extremely Proud” of myself! I’ve been waiting to bring this girl to life for some time now! Before I introduce you I’ve got to say this – Besides the Shoes (The Crochet Crowd) & the Flower in her hair – I made her up as I went along!

Dodger Girl

Dodger Girl Back

I am so Happy for you to Meet Yvette Monique -As you can see she’s a Baseball Girl! As you can also see she’s a Huge Dodger Fan and Loves #22 Kershaw! Her brother is a Pitcher and also Loves #22! She’s super pumped and ready for her next game! She stands at approx. 19 inches tall! She plays softball herself and if you ask her she’s got a great arm and runs like the wind! LOL!  Speaking of running like the wind I need to get running to get my son for his next Track Meet soon!  As always thanks for stopping by and who know maybe you’ll get to meet her brother and some of her friends and YES they are ALL Dodger Fans!!  Feel free to share this post!

Happy Crafting,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

Corner to Corner Graphgan?

Hey Crafters!  I know it’s been a while BUT wait til you see what I’ve been up to!!!

2015-08-23 12.56.49I wanted to share my latest WIP (work in progress) which I got started.  It’s called a Corner to Corner or C2C Aghan in this case it’s a Graphgan – what does this mean?  Well its going to be a Crocheted blanket starting in 1 corner and working your way up!  Graphgan – meaning it’s going to have a type of photo in it.  NOW I have to say I have done something like this before way back in the day but it was done a little differently.  I’ve been seeing so many AWESOME Blankets with this and I’m finally attempting my own! Here’s the progress! Any guesses as to what it’s going to be?  I’ll be posting more items so stay tuned! One in just a little bit!

***Now if you are a crocheter and are reading this I have a few Quick Questions – For those making Bobble-Ghans or C2C Graphgans which do you like better or which goes faster for you? AND which has less string mess.

Thanks for stopping by and as always,

Happy Crafting!
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

More Crocheted Little Mermaids

2nd Mermaid - 1So as promised here is the 2nd Mermaid Doll I made!  I really  like how she turned out too!  She’s absolutely perfect!

These are very addicting to make I do have to admit!

This is paid pattern which you can get HERE – It’s super detailed and has awesome pictures to follow.

A lot of hard work went into this pattern. It takes so much time to make sure written patterns come out right!   Below is a side view picture!



2nd Mermaid
Here is a side view – Don’t you just love the “Star Fish” in her HAIR?????  It’s a great touch!

Well until next time thanks for stopping by!

Happy Crafting,

Yvonne Metz
Vista, CA.



Crocheted Mermaid Dolls

Mermaid 4I’m back and ready to share my first Mermaid Doll I LOVE how she turned out!
For this one I used the following Pattern from Ravelry but I changed her Tail and I used this Pattern for that.  Oh and I added a belly button, not sure if you an see it that good! But I just had to try!
I also made up her Bra Top.  If you’d like to know how I did it please don’t hesitate to ask me!  IT was super easy!  These will be going into my Etsy Shop very soon.  I’ve got one more to show you which I’ll post tomorrow morning.  It is another great pattern and a super cute Mermaid!  So come back and check it out!  Thanks for stopping  by and as always….

Happy Crafting,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, CA.


Back to School

Hey t2015-08-02 14.59.25here Crafters!  I know I’ve been away from blogging but it couldn’t be helped! It’s been all about spending some “Fun in Sun” time at the beach with my Son, Family vacations and all that kind of good stuff before school is back on! Which here for us it’s tomorrow!

My son will be a Middle Schooler! Yikes time sure flies!
For our family vacation this year we went to Hawaii and stayed at the “Disney Resort – Aulani” on the Island of Oahu! So much FUN!  This Picture above was the view from our room!
Talk about breath taking???  Smelling the beach air, hearing the waves, smelling the great food! Awesome!  We could see & hear everything from our room!

So2015-08-04 08.09.38 the next morning waking up and hearing all kinds of FUN stuff going on.
We open our door to this!!!

The had Character Breakfasts going on down-stairs!  HOW FUN!

Anyway, just had to share that real quick.

I’ll be back to share a project I made that was on my “To Hook List’ for awhile but just hadn’t had the time to start it.

Thanks for stopping by and as always…..

Happy Crafting!!
Yvonne Metz






Princess Lovey

Princess 1  Princess

Princess 2Happy Monday All!

Hope you had a great start to a new week! So I am going to share this new Princess Lovey I finished on Saturday!  I have to say these are pretty addicting!  I honestly Love Loveys!!!  Hope you like.

These will be for sale also –  if you are looking for something particular just let me know!  I’ve got some ideas for other ones!

Need to get back to my Mermaid set order!  Thanks for stopping by and as always….

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz

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