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Pattern Review / Product for Sale #1: Slight Change of Plans

As much as I love designing crochet items, I just have to give myself one long cold hard look in the mirror and be honest with myself. I love crocheting much more than I like having to write the patterns out. There, I said it. So I have decided...

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: etelina

A big thank-you to etelina for taking the time to do this interview – and for sharing her creations with us. 1. Tell us a little about yourself My name is Marieta and I live in the beautiful city of Pleven – the seventh biggest city in...

My Wish/To Do List #1: Throw Blankets

I’m currently working on a blanket that I had started a decade ago and just recently found .. when I am done this, I want to make a blanket (something small for laps, I think) for each of my grandchildren… (2 girls and 1 boy). Some options...

Mother's Day Flop

About a month ago I found a beautiful Ice yarn, Air Baby Alpaca. It’s a mix of alpaca, extrafine merino wool, viscose, and polyamide, and it’s so soft. It has been made into a chain, and since I’ve enjoyed working with other chained yarns, I...

My Crocheting Journal #12: New Crochet Hook

My goal is to create a future heirloom, a bedspread (well 3 actually) for the grandkids … but working with the fine yarn/cotton results in a cramping hand. The bedspread motif So… yesterday I purchased one of the “new fangled” crochet hooks...

The Healing Power of Crochet #1: Tear Catcher

It is not difficult to get so wrapped up in the commerce of crochet, that we forget the real meaning of creating those many stitches. In fact, I did just that. Before October 15, 2014, I could have cared less about the meaning. My only...

Pattern Review / Product for Sale #4: Vanna's Wrap

I have yet to create a triangular shawl, but I love crocheting wraps! This one was made from the oh-so-pretty Vanna’s Glamour yarn, Diamond colorway with a beautiful silver metallic thread running through it; #2 weight, 96% acrylic / 4% other....

Pattern Review / Product for Sale #3: I've Been Busy

I have totally fallen off the track with posting as I had promised myself at New Year’s. I went to a wonderful 4th of July/family reunion party and had a great time, but within a couple days the weather went to 112 degrees and I didn’t handle it...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #1: The Inspiration

CrochetDevee recently posted the following and I was “hooked” (ha, get the pun?) I have tried entrelac crochet several times, as it is Tunisian Crochet that you can do on a regular hook, and seeing this beautiful quilt, I just had to try...