Dandelion Tunic Dress

Dandelion Tunic Dress- a free crochet pattern made with Caron One Pound Yarn at SaltyPearlCrochet.com

My sweet daughter Vanessa LOVES when I make her crocheted goodies. Usually, I just make her little hats or trinkets, but one afternoon when I was scrolling through Pinterest looking at toddler fall outfit ideas, she snuggled up on my lap, looked up into my […]

Craftography Challenge: January 9 – Simplicity

  The best simple photography tip I have ever learned was to clear your frame of unnecessary elements. After practicing this for several years it seems so obvious to me, but I often overlooked this easy step before making it a conscious effort. Today, I challenge you […]

Mystery Crochet Along

I have been putting off some of my biggest crochet projects lately because my mother in law came into town! We had a ton of fun adventuring with the kids, but now it’s time to get myself back in gear! I have some exciting updates […]

Review: The Bella Lena Dress Pattern

After I decided to design a beach caftan for myself, I realized that I didnt have much experience making crochet garments from scratch. I knew I could fudge my way through it, but I thought I’d feel better if I had just a little more […]

Finished Whale Gift Set

At only 5 days post baby shower, I have finally finished my friend’s gift! Here he is! Isn’t he cute? View this post on Instagram All finished! A post shared by Katie Clary (@saltypearlcrochet) on May 18, 2016 at 7:09am PDT   Hopefully I get […]


I’m not sure exactly why, but I always have way, WAY too many projects on the hook at any given time. I’ve told you about the caftan, but I’m also working on a scarf, a baby blanket/pillow gift set, a scrap-ghan, and a towel ring […]

What’s in a Name?

Lately, I’ve been absolutely obsessed with the beach. I just can’t get enough sand or sun, and side I am blessed to live in a coastal climate, I can visit the ocean as often as my kids will let me load them up in my […]

Pleased to Meet You!

Hello, and thanks for stopping by! My name is Katie Clary, the face behind Salty Pearl Crochet.   My journey with crochet began in 2010, through a craft group I started with some dear friends in Okinawa, Japan. On my second turn to host, I […]