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New Search Fully Implemented Now!

I’m pretty sure that most of you already noticed the large Search Bar on the top of all pages. We were working on this new feature for a while and Now we are really proud to announce you faster, easier and more reliable Fully Implemented Search....

Inspirations #5: For the Paranormally Inclined

I realize that Halloween is coming up pretty fast, especially for those planning to create costumes and/or decorations for this annual “ode to spirits that have passed”. However, in my wanderings around the internet I discovered that there is a...

Purple Butterfly - copying #3: Purple Butterfly finished

Yippie got it done yesterday. Have a black one in progress, ordered more Moss Green thread to make another copy of the Purple Butterfly, thankfully all have a home which makes my heart so happy. Working on the Mandala here, going to start the...

Crochet.Community Interview: MandaPanda

Thank-you to MandaPanda for taking the time to do this interview. 1. Tell us a little about yourself A little bit about myself? Let’s see. I have many, many, many interests. I love crafts, I love making things, I love writing…I arm, finger,...

"OH! This Shouldn't be Too Hard" #3: Oh, THAT'S How You Keep from Getting Discouraged!

So I accomplished about 3 percent of what I planned and expected to get done on my blanket this weekend. I wasn’t focused and kept getting distracted…although I did learn everyone should watch the “I Know That Voice” documentary on Netflix, it...

Inspirations #1: Easter Blessings

I know that the first day of spring is designated as March 20th. However, March in the midwest where I was born doesn’t usually feel too much like spring. For me, Easter always seemed to be the more logical, fun, and yummy (mmmm, chocolate!)...

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...

A Lesson In Never Giving Up

I found this article while browsing my Facebook page, and I thought it would be a good one for this site. When I started crocheting, I wouldn’t use a hook less that 12mm and would usually make blankets with 5+ strands of yarn, because they were...

So here I am!

I thought I would say why it is I do what I do. First and foremost I crochet for escape, avoid depression a sense of accomplishment (insert any other self affirming reasons here). Sometimes I like to escape from the mundanity that is my...

My Crocheting Journal #31: Tunisian In The Round: Lessons Learned

well, I’m finished the hat. It took me pretty much all day long, which isn’t bad, for a Tunisian project. The Good; The Bad; The Ugly it makes a great beanie hat love the colour love the thickness of the Tunisian stitches — cozy...