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My Latest Work #2: Just Buy the Pattern!

You know, they say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. And sometimes life just makes sure I don’t forget it. I’ve been crocheting fairly consistently now for about 30 years and I consider myself at an intermediate level, although I’ve...

Crochet.Community Interview: Heather Macias

This interview, with http://crochet.community/sugarhiccupsboutique, is from January, 2015. 1. Tell us a little about yourself: I am married with six children, ages 24-7, and I love to crochet and knit. I think I actually love the idea of...

Inspirations #4: It's National Teddy Bear Day!

We love teddy bears. I don’t believe I have ever known someone who didn’t at least like teddies, and many people had one as a “best friend” as a child (me included!). Ever since the shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose made a stuffed...

My Latest Work #1: I am SO Frustrated!

You know, technology is wonderful – when it works. If you’ve been following my wondrous blog, you’ll know that my nephew and his wife are expecting a baby girl in December. So of course I have been in the process of making crocheted items for...

My Crocheting Journal #15: Dog Coat ...

there are a million photos of crocheted items online .. and almost just as many patterns. But do you think I could find a pattern for someone’s dachshund? I spent most of last night and this morning trying to find something. Since I don’t have...

Crochet.Community Interview: Alana Judah

This interview, with Alana Judah, is from February 2015 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a Christian, wife and mother of two boys. I make my living as a Project Engineer for a plastics manufacturing plant designing and manufacturing...

Pattern Review / Product for Sale #1: Slight Change of Plans

As much as I love designing crochet items, I just have to give myself one long cold hard look in the mirror and be honest with myself. I love crocheting much more than I like having to write the patterns out. There, I said it. So I have decided...

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...

Crochet.Community Gazette: Issue 2.02 (February 2015)

Valentines — a time for love, but let’s not forget our love for crocheting! We can crochet items for our loved ones, acknowledge crocheted creations that we love (see our Awards event below), and we can vote on favourite crochet patterns (yes,...

Home & Living #1: Flower Coasters

Pattern by Bella Coco https://www.etsy.com/listing/253324977/crochet-coaster-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_2 All projects in this series consist of items that I made for my own use. If you find something here that you would like me to make...