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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 #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...

Inspirations #7: For the Penguins

Yes, today is Penguin Awareness Day in the good old USA. See how enlightening this little blog can be?! Anyway, people are encouraged to think, read, discuss, or watch programs about these delightful creatures, but you are not required to dress...