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CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS

We invite you to the exciting world of crocheting. In our series of Tutorials for Beginners you will find everything you need to start your very first project and to create a masterpiece by yourself. You will learn the basic stitches, learn how...

Inspirations #6: It's Turkey Time!

Now that we’ve all settled ourselves from our Halloween-induced sugar highs, it is time to turn our thoughts to that most delicious of holidays, Thanksgiving. As MentalFloss.com states, “Since [William] Bradford wrote of how the colonists had...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #61: SHOW US YOUR HEXAGON AFGHAN

29 different hexagon patterns … equals >> (Show us your hexagon afghan/bedspreads in the comments below)

Crochet.Community Collaboration #2 - Granny Squares #63: SHOW US YOUR GRANNY AFGHAN!

Ok… so we have made 27 different granny patterns and now it is time to show us your creation!!!

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. ...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #3: Section 3

Two sections down and we are about half-way through the afghan! And the good news is that I can breathe, as the skulls do indeed look like skulls, even with using a 9MM hook. This section is creating a triangle with the Deathflake pattern – 2...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #1: The Inspiration

CrochetDevee recently posted the following and I was “hooked” (ha, get the pun?) I have tried entrelac crochet several times, as it is Tunisian Crochet that you can do on a regular hook, and seeing this beautiful quilt, I just had to try...

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...

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...

Journey Into Intarsia #1: Intarsia -- Not Woodworking?

I’ve been whipping up a lot of hats recently, it seems, and it’s fun to do quick projects, “but” I still love making afghans. A couple of weeks ago I purchased some $1 books from Amazon and, although there were some nice patterns, nothing was...