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Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #7: hexagon 3: voting

Which pattern will be our next design? Here are the OPTIONS: http://crochet.community/entries/447-hexagon-pattern-options Make your vote, below. On Monday, I will posted the chosen pattern.

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #11: Row 4: Directions

Thanks for voting, everyone, and for the suggestions. Here is our next row! (Puff Stitch: yarn over, reach hook into the low-V single crochet in previous row, pull up a loop 1/4 inch high. Yarn over, pull up a second loop same height, and yarn...

crochet new and old.

When I was 14 my little sister was taught by my elder sister to crochet a granny square and my first make was a pink and white baby blanket for my first niece. Unfortunately the extent of the families knowledge of crochet. I really did enjoy...

Crochet a Father's Day

I certainly can’t speak for anyone else, but Father’s Day gifts were always a problem for me. My two siblings and I did the best we could, but I’m sure my father inwardly groaned at some of the presents we gave him! Anyway, I decided to check...

Mother's Day Flop

About a month ago I found a beautiful Ice yarn, Air Baby Alpaca. It’s a mix of alpaca, extrafine merino wool, viscose, and polyamide, and it’s so soft. It has been made into a chain, and since I’ve enjoyed working with other chained yarns, I...

Crochet.Community Interview: Mencantoo

This interview, with mencantoo, is from February 2016. Before we get into the interview, let’s chat about your Valentino Happy Frog_ — you designed this yourself?!!! You just sat down and drew a picture, and voila, off you went? That’s...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #7: My Square - Part II

It’s been a while. (http://crochet.community/entries/555-a-square-in-the-round) … but I picked up this project again and oh how much fun! I like how it’s looking, even though there are flaws, or I mean “signs that it is handmade” :) The...

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...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #104: Row 37: brainstorming & DIRECTIONS

What is the next design to be added to our mandala? Brainstorming ideas can be posted today through Thursday and voting will start on Friday. Experiment with some options, take some photos and post your ideas Experiment with the...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #5: hexagon 2: voting

sorry, everyone, for not having posted this on Friday — school schedule has put my routine out of whack! Which pattern will be our next design? Here are the OPTIONS: http://crochet.community/entries/447-hexagon-pattern-options#first-new ...