Author Archives

Amanda Bryant

I am a happily married homeschooling mom living in New Mexico, USA with my husband, daughter and dog, amongst the cactus' and Roadrunners.

I spend most of my free time creating. Mostly I crochet and knit, but I am always delving into other areas of creativity. I enjoy sharing my passions with others.


Crochet On The Brain is almost 2 years old (July 15th), and today it climbed over the 10,000 views milestone! Yay! 🎈🎈🎈 Thanks to everyone who has made it happen!  I am currently working on some new patterns, one being a hat sized for newborn through toddler which I am […]

Sandscapes Scarf FREE PATTERN

QUEUE OR FAVORITE ❤ THIS PATTERN ON RAVELRY! Sandscapes Scarf Crochet Pattern ©2017 Amanda Bryant Materials: 2 skeins Red Heart Unforgettable 100% Acrylic medium weight yarn (each skein 3.5 oz/100 g; 270 yards/246 meters)- color “Pearly” 6 mm crochet hook yarn needle to weave in ends Gauge: 4 sc= 1 […]

Chugging Along

A preview of what’s to come… This is almost complete. In the end it will be a scarf. I’m using Red Heart Unforgettable,  in the color “pearly”.  I love the striping effect and the fuzzy fibres. I’m using a 6mm hook and coming up to the end of the second […]

Drawstring Pouch (Free Pattern)

This is a very simple pattern and it works up quickly (depending on your speed, only about 1-2 hours) It is an ideal project for a beginning crocheter to tackle. QUEUE OR FAVORITE ❤ THIS PATTERN ON RAVELRY! Drawstring Pouch Pattern © 2017 Amanda Bryant Materials: Peaches & Creme worsted weight cotton – […]

Bunny Finished! (Finally)

In April I made a purple bunny and tried to sell it over Easter,  but instead of selling it I received an order for a pink bunny for a baby shower gift. I finally started working on it a couple of weeks ago, in between everything else I was making. […]

Celebrating A Milestone

I have a nasty habit of beginning things and not continuing through with them. Whether it be a crochet project, a change in my lifestyle, or just a basic idea in general. However, that’s not the case with Crochet On The Brain. I began this blog almost 2 years ago, […]

I’m still here!

I came across this image while scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook the other day, and I feel that it very accurately describes my life at the moment. Actually, for about the past year. So no, I did not fall off the earth’s surface. But rather a series of unfortunate […]