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The Dog Days of Summer

I remember as a kid I would kind of dread August. First it meant that I only had one month of summer vacation left before school started (in Chicago school starts the day after Labor day). But second, August usually had the worst weeks of summer...

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...

Crochet.Community Interview: Kristi

Thanks to Kristi for taking the time to do this interview! 1. Tell us a little about yourself 1. I am disabled and spend my days with my husband and our 3 cats – Blue Moon (7), Henrietta Sprout (2) and Midnight Special (3) and 2 mini doxies...

Crochet.Community Awards: The Joys of Toys #2: Cast Your Votes

The Joys of Toys Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 42 amazing entries. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on January 30, 2015 at 6 PM GMT. Please note that if you submitted an Awards...

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...

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 #7: Crocodile Stitch / Baby Book

When the grandkids come for a visit, I never have anything for the 9 month old to play with … so I went shopping and couldn’t find anything that I liked and then realized that I could crochet something! Silly me. Since I don’t have anything to...

Wish Lists #2: Blankets

There’s nothing nicer than wrapping yourself in a hand-made crochet blanket. Whether it be a big snuggly one in the winter, or a light ‘wrap style’ one in the cool summer breeze. (infact, that’s exactly what I did the other night whilst...

My Story #2: A small gap and then.....

In the early summer of 2014 I was on the hunt for glass wear for the center pieces for the wedding (yes, Mark and I are newlyweds) and there was an estate sale across the street from our house. I had decided not to go because it was sad that the...

Wish Lists #3: Clothing

There is sooooooooo much I want to do with clothing! So much so, I don’t know where to start! I have various cardigans, tops, skirts, shorts and even a bikini on my to-do list! Not sure if I’d actually wear it! Crochet clothing to me, always...