Latest Crochet Blogs

Journey Into Intarsia #2: First steps

Preparing the Pattern Before starting my “tree of life” intarsia afghan, I had to prepare the pattern I wanted to add 5 rows/stitches around the edge as a border (NOTE: next time edit the photo image to include the white space/border …...

Journey Into Intarsia #1: Intarsia -- Not Woodworking?

I’ve been whipping up a lot of hats recently, it seems, and it’s fun to do quick projects, “but” I still love making afghans. A couple of weeks ago I purchased some $1 books from Amazon and, although there were some nice patterns, nothing was...

pattern testing

I’m not sure about any of my fellow crochet buddies out there but I for one enjoy a great pattern. To me, a free pattern is optimal, but if I purchase a pattern on the rare occasion my lust for a pattern wins over, I hope that it’s written...

My Crocheting Journal #5: Pattern 1; Debbie 0

Well, I am throwing in the towel with this latest project – a keyboard pattern. Attempt number 4 still wasn’t looking as good as I wanted so I am switching to another project. I’m tired. I’m still getting over being ill and I just don’t have...

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My Crocheting Journal #4: A Nice Surprise ...

Today, I make a trip to Mary Maxim’s to pick up some black and white yarn for an upcoming project. Well… what to my wondering eyes should appear — but a big old tent in the parking lot and you know what that means: DISCOUNTS! Oh yah… boxes and...

Crochet.Community Interview: Emma Stone

Thanks to EMMA STONE for doing this interview for us!   1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a 31 yr old Married mum of 1 daughter and 4 sons aged 9 and under, I work for a local supermarket as the community champion and customer service...

Exciting Order #4: Delivery

Better late than never! Of course, it had to be my order that gets lost in the post! But after emailing them yesterday, the wool arrived today :D (along with a delivery from bergere de france too!) Doesn’t it look so pretty!

Crochet.Community Theme: BASKET

“A tisket, a tasket, a green and yellow basket” Big ones, little ones, owl ones, too. We have them all And they are crocheted by you! Check out these crocheted creations tagged as BASKET   Your turn: Share your BASKET tips,...

My Wish/To Do List #3: Children's Hats

Finding a dress/skirt for my granddaughter was easy — something for my grandson, not so much! But my daughter suggested a hat …. so I’m on the search for a cute, relatively-easy, crocheted hat for a 3-yr-old munchkin. Let’s see what I find!