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Crochet.Community Theme: Mandala

Mandalas .. what are they? Well, let’s head to Wikipedia to find out! “[it] is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. […] a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to...

Crochet.Community Theme: Flags & More

National Pride Celebrate and honour the different countries around the world – flags, traditions, and more.   Your turn: Share your FLAG tips, strategies and stories here in the comments section (and embed photos of your...

Crochet.Community Theme: Dolls

This month, we are taking a look at dolls — those beautiful handmade treasures with personalities. Check out these crocheted “people” – they definitely have personalities!!   Your turn: Share your DOLLS tips, strategies and...

Crochet.Community Theme: Green

March: St. Patrick’s Day; end of winter and beginning of spring — and new green growth. Yes, March is definitely the month of “green”. I took a meander through our Creations showcase and came up with a variety of green crocheted items. Here are...

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. ...

Crochet.Community Theme: TUNISIAN

“Tunisian crochet, also known as Afghan crochet, is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook, often with a stopper on the handle end, called an Afghan hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting.” (Wiki) ...

Crochet.Community Theme: Flowers

… and so do crochet hooks! Here are some of the flower creations shared by our members: …and here are some more, tagged as “flowers”: LINK   Your turn: Share your FLOWER tips, strategies and stories here in the comments...

Crochet.Community Theme: Roosters

It’s 2017 and the year of the Rooster (the Fire Rooster, to be exact.) According to one search I did on Google, this means: “The Rooster being the sign of dawn and awakening, triumph and success can only be achieved at the price of hard work...

Crochet.Community Theme: BOOTIES

You bet your BOOTIES, these are cuties! Who can’t resist cute little footwear for babes? A bootie, for those of you who don’t know, is defined as a “a soft shoe, typically knitted, worn by a baby.” They could add, in the definition, that...

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...