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I Have a Cold

In fact, I have one of the worst colds I’ve had in years. I do not recommend this as a way to bring in a new year! It’s partially my fault because holiday goodies won out over proper nutrition and it seems I’m paying for it now. It’s back on...

Tunisian Alpaca Swirl #1: Getting Started

As I got near the end of my Pfeilraupe scarf (and I wasn’t really loving it any more) I started getting really excited about making another “Tunisian in the round” afghan. Now, the scarf is done (and I still don’t really love it) and I have...

Lifestyle #1: Hello and Welcome

I took up Crochet as a way of dealing with my depression when my life turned upside down in 2012, I found it helped me unwind and relax and from that moment of picking up the hook and pattern, it was as if was I was dealing with could escape my...

TUNISIAN Pfeilraupe Scarf #3: Second Version

I finished my first scarf yesterday and now have reflected on how I would do it differently. Now I’m starting version #2 and I thought I’d share what I have learned. First of all, I did a “LIVE CHAT” on Facebook (or attempted to – until “nature...

TUNISIAN Pfeilraupe Scarf #2: Row Increases

Here is attempt two for the row increases, eliminating the holes at the end. This is how I have been doing it – remember that regardless of HOW you do the increase, if you are consistent you will create a pattern!! ...

TUNISIAN Pfeilraupe Scarf #1: First attempt

The arrow caterpillar shawl by Allie Aplenrose (TUNISIAN Crochet Simple Stitch with increase on one end, every other row.) I started the Pfeilraupe Scarf and didn’t like how I was doing the increases, although it would have made a lovely...

Directions and Patterns

I did a LIVE CHAT this morning in our Facebook group re: creating a pattern (as in a repeated design element). https://www.facebook.com/CrochetCommunity/videos/1252097508180245/

Nice Grape Clutch Bag

This was so much fun to make. I started 2 years ago making little girl’s bags for Christmas presents, now I have branched out into bigger and better. Just finished this grape/purple and white sparkle bag that measures approx. 9 1/2" wide and 6"...

The Crazy Crochet Journey #6: Twenty Sales Mark and More!

Hello, friends! It’s been a super long time since I have been on Crochet Community. I’ve missed you all so much! :) So my first announcement is that I have reached the 20 sales mark on Etsy! Yay! When I first opened my shop in January, I didn’t...

temperatures win

The humidity levels has it feeling like 41C outside (106F) and that means that it does not feel like crocheting weather!!!! Period.