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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....

My Crocheting Journal #14: I should be ...

I should be finishing that afghan … I should be working on Rick’s Christmas present … I should finish that 1, 2, 3, 4.. unfinished projects … but oh how I want to … … make another Christmas Gnome. They look so cute decorating the home and...

Happy New Year!

Yes, I know the title isn’t exactly that original, but I do want to wish all of you a wondrous new year full of all good things – health, fortune, beautiful yarn, and of course crochet! Arthur wishes you a happy new year also, but he enjoyed...

My Crocheting Journal #25: New Tunisian Hook ... trial

Well… I finished the last official Christmas present and so I was able to give my new double-ended Tunisian hook a try. I recently made this scarf.. but the only hook that I had was a 5mm — too small. The pattern I was using called for an 8mm....

Nice Grape Clutch Bag

This was so much fun to make. I started 2 years ago making little girl’s bags for Christmas presents, now I have branched out into bigger and better. Just finished this grape/purple and white sparkle bag that measures approx. 9 1/2" wide and 6"...

My Crocheting Journal #28: Post-Christmas ....

I’m getting a twitch! No present to work on.. no projects with due date deadlines … This is a weird feeling … it’s like having a loss and an open-ended moment of possibilities, both at the same time.

Merry Christmas!!!!

oh how I love Christmas.. such a glorious feeling of the heart. Presents were finished yesterday … finished an afghan for Rick at about 10 PM last night… woo hoo. Got up early this morning to wrap it and guess who got up early, too? !! Yah,...

Crochet.Community Interview: MandaPanda

Thank-you to MandaPanda for taking the time to do this interview. 1. Tell us a little about yourself A little bit about myself? Let’s see. I have many, many, many interests. I love crafts, I love making things, I love writing…I arm, finger,...

Weekend Wonders: Tis The Season

Inquiring minds want to know: For those of you who celebrate Christmas and other gift-giving holidays, … …when do you start making your hand-made presents?