Latest Crochet Blogs

How I found crochet.

Ok, so ive never blogged before. I thought a good start would be to explain how i first experienced crochet. So here goes… The first time i ever attempted crochet was with my maternal grandmother. I was roughly 8 yrs old i think. I can’t...

My Wish/To Do List #1: Throw Blankets

I’m currently working on a blanket that I had started a decade ago and just recently found .. when I am done this, I want to make a blanket (something small for laps, I think) for each of my grandchildren… (2 girls and 1 boy). Some options...

My Crocheting Journal #3: Look What I Found!!!

now that the crocheting bug has hit me again … I rather enjoyed making those little sandals… I went searching for my yarn that I had stashed away. When looking for yarn for the sandals I only found a few balls of yarn and I knew I had lots more...

My Crocheting Journal #2: Baby Sandals

My daughter, knowing that I’m now part of this community, has asked that I pull out my crochet hooks and make a pair of sandals for my grand-daughter. These sandals, to be exact: Fortunately “whistleandivy” provides not only the pattern but...

Crochet.Community Interview: mobilecrafts

Thank-you to mobilecrafts for doing this interview! 1. Tell us a little about yourself My name is Lauraine and I have knitted and done craft things all my life and when I was 19 I went and trained to become a master kiltmaker and was the...

Crochet.Community Theme: BLANKET / AFGHAN

Is there anything more comforting than wrapping up in a crocheted blanket on a cool summer’s night or a chilly winter evening? Well, maybe the arms of a loved one, but the next best thing is a crocheted blanket, especially if it is handmade. ...

CrochetCommunity Awards: Yarn-cuddles #1: Announcement

The summer is here and it’s time to announce our second CrochetCommunity Awards – Yarn-cuddles. We are looking forward to see more creations from all of our members! Theme – Yarn-cuddles This Awards focuses on toys – soft, cuddly toys made...

New "Introduce Yourself" Forum

An amazing idea came to our minds today and we are happy to implement it right away. We have launched a new Introduce Yourself Forum. I am really not sure why we came with this after such a long time, because a forum like this is a must have one....

Splitting The Website

As many of you noticed already, we have decided to split the KnittingCrocheting.com into two separate websites: Knit.Community and Crochet.Community. It is because most of you just knit or crochet and it makes more sense for us to separate these...

My Crocheting Journal #1: Why I Don't Knit

Looking back, I guess I made a pair of slippers when I was in Grade 8 .. not sure how I managed that. Since then, knitting is on the “tried it, couldn’t do it” list. So what goes wrong? 1. I can’t get the whole “hold-the-needles and...