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Melissa Marah
Songwriter, Tomboy, Beer Geek
Songwriter, Tomboy, Beer Geek


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Plaid Pussyhat!
So I was late to jump on the plaid bandwagon, so why not add one fad to another? Here's the plaid pussyhat pattern (try saying that 5 times fast!) If you'd like to check out my other plaid hat, please go see my purple slouchy hat:

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The Plaid Fad: A Slouchy Hat
So plaid is supposed to be big this fall, and I've seen a ton of plaid crocheted items. Well, here's my take on a slouchy hat! It works up very warm and cozy, without being too tight on the old noggin. I made this one in purple, and I really like how it loo...

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Woven Cable Scarf
Needed: Worsted weight yarn (shown here in Lion Brand Pound of
Love in Denim. The Pound of Love yarn is exactly the right amount for the
entire set with the Woven Cable Slouchy Hat and Woven Cable Fingerless Gloves!) Size H crochet hook Stitches

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Craft Show Essentials: Mannequin Head
If you've ever done a craft show, a mannequin head can definitely come in handy. They help your customers see how your hat, headband, or other headpiece looks - but without actually trying it on. I don't have a ton of space in my tiny apartment, and I don't...

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Labor Day Etsy Sale!
Right now EVERYTHING in my shop is 20% off! Go to !

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The Beer Bazaar, Sunday August 27th, 2-8PM
Come to the Beer Bazaar at Angel City Brewery on August 27th! This brewery is gorgeous, with tons of great beers on tap. There will also be food trucks with lots of choices for a late lun...

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Craft Fair Searching
I love craft fairs. I've only done two, but I'm completely hooked. I love setting up my items, and then fiddling with them, and then rearranging them. I love talking to people about my creations, and meeting new people. I know that sounds like the worst thi...

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Braided Cable Cowl
Want to make the entire set? Find the hat pattern HERE  and the gloves pattern HERE . The finished projects will also be sold in my Etsy shop. Materials
needed: Worsted weight yarn, Lion Brand’s Pound of Love is the
perfect amount for the cowl, gloves and h...

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My Lion Brand Pound of Love Project
Recently, I found some Lion Brand Pound of Love yarn on sale. The yarn is great because it's machine washable, and the colors are really nice and bright. It started to make me think: what about making something that uses the entirety of this, but no more? T...
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