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COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #4: Row 2

This next row is what is going to be the pattern that you use for the rest of your afgphan or quilt… or doily, whatever it is that you are making. Having finished the first row, you tie off that colour of yarn and attach your next colour at the...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #3: The First Row

The first row consists of 6 squares (well, rectangles, actually), as per the design/directions by CrochetDevee. NOTE: the following 6×4 block was used by CrochetDevee using cotton yarn. For acrylic fibre. It was found to work better with 6×2...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #2: The Centre

Lying at the centre of the Star is a magic ring — how fitting that the centre of a star is magic! I have, previously, shared how I do the magic ring. CrochetDevee says that she worked right into the ring with her first 6 blocks. I found it a...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #1: The Inspiration

CrochetDevee recently posted the following and I was “hooked” (ha, get the pun?) I have tried entrelac crochet several times, as it is Tunisian Crochet that you can do on a regular hook, and seeing this beautiful quilt, I just had to try...

Two Generations of Jersey Girl Crocheters #2: ' A True ' E ' Or Not A True ' E ' ... That Is The Ultimate Question.

Hello everyone! Between Mom and I, we decided to try and post about our crochet adventures at least once a week. Our past week has cut a bit short on available crochet time, because while we were last crocheting together, there was a loud...

Two Generations of Jersey Girl Crocheters #1: Stepping Back to the Future with Granny Squares - Intro

Thanking Debbie Pribele for this great idea and opportunity ! Hi everyone! I’m blessed to have the best crochet teacher worldwide; none other than my Mom, Rose Marie Mahaydik. She taught me basics when I was around 7 and I will be turning the...

My Little Valentine

Last year I posted several fantastic crocheted hearts for Valentine’s Day (see “For the Sweethearts” at https://thecrochetedbutterfly.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/for-the-sweethearts/), but I didn’t really want to repeat that, lovely as it was. So...

Turkish Cuffs

Posted from Pinterest, designed by Turkish artist Sebahat at https://www.etsy.com/shop/irregularexpressions Sometime in the fall of last year I was rambling through crochet pages on Pinterest and happened upon “cuffs” (aka “cuff bracelets”,...

My Wish/To Do List #5: The List, 2017

I was doing a LIVE CHAT today, at our Facebook group and I was talking about my ever-growing “list”. The list is so ever-growing and never-ending and I will never get through all my “want to’s”. Even my list for this year tends to seem...

Crochet.Community Theme: Roosters

It’s 2017 and the year of the Rooster (the Fire Rooster, to be exact.) According to one search I did on Google, this means: “The Rooster being the sign of dawn and awakening, triumph and success can only be achieved at the price of hard work...