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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!)...

My first blog

hi all, If you’re reading this, it’s official, I’m a blogger at last! Took up crochet 2 years ago when I gave up smoking, didn’t realise how addictive it would be, the smell and feel of a new ball of yarn, the dread when encountering a new...

Checkin' In!

G’Day everyone! Here’s hoping you are all doing well. I have been away for some time now this is due to studying, working, having some family issues to take care of, making beaded jewellery and decorations and the other day I hopped online to...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #5: just checking in

Well, it’s been 10 days since I began Section 4 (two deathflakes per side) and I am getting closer! Last weekend, I had the three days of zombie-ishness. I was so tired that I made mistake after mistake after mistake after mistake. Most I caught...

Crochet.Community Awards: The Joys of Toys #1: Announcement

The Joys of Toys … of building them, giving them, and receiving them. This Awards celebrates the child in each of us by creating a crocheted toy. Big or small, any yarn, any style. Along with your creation post, we would love to hear about...

My Story #3: The Mysterious Item

I was in the process of finishing up my bouquet of flowers that I was crocheting for my wedding and it occurred to me that I had absolutely no plans for what I would be doing with my hair. I had 3 days left to figure it out. In the search for...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #2: Section 2

Now that we have the centre section of the afghan complete, we move into the actual Deathflake design! This is exciting. Before we get to that, just a personal note: As I said, this is for my granddaughter’s birthday, which is in September....

The Crazy Crochet Journey #4: Celebrating The 10 Sales Mark!

Hello, everyone! As you know, I started an Etsy shop about 3 months ago. It has taken a lot of work and support (from lovely people like yourselves) for me to get it to where it is today! Am I making daily sells? Well, no. Am I even making daily...

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...

CrochetCommunity Awards: Yarn-cuddles #2: Cast Your Votes

Yarn-cuddles Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 39 amazing entries. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on July 30, 2014 at 6 PM GMT. Please note that if you submitted an Awards entry, you...