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Shawl - what do you all think

Finished this tonight, there will be better pictures later but was wondering what you all thought

Finally!

Yes, it took me a while to screw up my courage and attempt to work out the problems with this “simple” scarf/shawl. If you remember, I was lamenting a bit ago about the neckline of this project (The “Simple” Scarf) and how I wasn’t sure how I...

Crochet.Community Theme: SHAWL

This week’s theme is the SHAWL. What exactly is a SHAWL? Well, Wikipedia helps us with that: shawl (Persian: شال‎, Shāl,1 from Sanskrit: शाटी śāṭī2) is a simple item of clothing, loosely worn over the shoulders, upper body and arms, and...

My Crocheting Journal #11: Post-Awards Entry

Now that the scarf is done for the Crochet.Community Awards (and the waiting begins) I can now turn to my list of other ideas and projects. My Scarf Entry The research for “the scarf” provided LOTS of inspirations and items for my dream...

TUNISIAN Pfeilraupe Scarf #1: First attempt

The arrow caterpillar shawl by Allie Aplenrose (TUNISIAN Crochet Simple Stitch with increase on one end, every other row.) I started the Pfeilraupe Scarf and didn’t like how I was doing the increases, although it would have made a lovely...

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 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,...

Crochet.Community Interview: Manualnia - Magda Mucha

Bio My name is Magda Mucha. Manualnia (place where you “handmaking” something) was the name for my blog, which I set up to share with others. I am Polish living in Czech. I completed university studies (polish literature and language),...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #7: My Square - Part II

It’s been a while. (http://crochet.community/entries/555-a-square-in-the-round) … but I picked up this project again and oh how much fun! I like how it’s looking, even though there are flaws, or I mean “signs that it is handmade” :) The...

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...