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Wish Lists #1: Amigurumi

Amigurumi is one of my personal fave’s of Crochet! I love how cute the various animals turn out, and how you can give them such a different look by changing up the yarn. I don’t however, find myself having enough time to get any done recently....

Crochet.Community Theme: TOYS and Amigurumi

Soft toys are treasures! They are cuddly, soothing, gentle, wonderful to look at, AND are such good listeners! Crochet Tags: TOYS TOY Amigurumi: What is Amigurumi? Thanks to JacKnits, we know that it is the Japanese art of knitting or...

My Crocheting Journal #20: Guess Who!

Oh the joys of crocheting an afghan .. so relaxing… zen-like.. And then came amigurumi … the focus, the details… phew A tad stressful, as I strained over the details but rewarding? Yah. The adaptation: I crocheted the eyes rather than using...

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...

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.Community Interview: Amie Jane

Thank-you, Amie Jane, for taking the time to do this interview. 1. Tell us a little about yourself Hi there! I’m Amie – 20 (almost 21) year old crochet enthusiast – I like to think! Other than reading, crochet is my main hobby. I NEVER get...

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!)...

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...

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...

Crochet.Community Interview: Terri

This interview, with Terri, is from August 2016 First, Terri, I LOVE your frogs!!! How many have you made? And are they all different? The first three are for the main table at the baby shower. I will be making two of the smaller ones for...