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Crochet.Community Interview: Manualnia - Magda Mucha

Bio My name is Magda Mucha. Manualnia (place where you “handmaking” something) was the name for my blog, which I set up to share with others. I am Polish living in Czech. I completed university studies (polish literature and language),...

Wedding Afghan 2.0

I know I didn’t post anything last month, but believe it or not, I have been busy! I spent 2 weeks visiting with my Mom at the end of September/beginning October, as well as going to my nephew’s wedding on 9/30. What a beautiful wedding! The...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #3: The First Row

The first row consists of 6 squares (well, rectangles, actually), as per the design/directions by CrochetDevee. NOTE: the following 6×4 block was used by CrochetDevee using cotton yarn. For acrylic fibre. It was found to work better with 6×2...

Finally!

Yes, it took me a while to screw up my courage and attempt to work out the problems with this “simple” scarf/shawl. If you remember, I was lamenting a bit ago about the neckline of this project (The “Simple” Scarf) and how I wasn’t sure how I...

Modernizing Crochet Patterns #1: Inspiration from Old Crochet Magazines

This is a repost of my regular blog that you can find at http://susanbeingsnippy.blogspot.ca Now, after quite a few years of crocheting a variety of projects from afghans to slippers to baskets I must toot my own horn in that I can follow a...

My Crocheting Journal #11: Post-Awards Entry

Now that the scarf is done for the Crochet.Community Awards (and the waiting begins) I can now turn to my list of other ideas and projects. My Scarf Entry The research for “the scarf” provided LOTS of inspirations and items for my dream...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #4: Row 2

This next row is what is going to be the pattern that you use for the rest of your afgphan or quilt… or doily, whatever it is that you are making. Having finished the first row, you tie off that colour of yarn and attach your next colour at the...