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My Latest Work #2: Just Buy the Pattern!

You know, they say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. And sometimes life just makes sure I don’t forget it. I’ve been crocheting fairly consistently now for about 30 years and I consider myself at an intermediate level, although I’ve...

Crochet.Community Interview: BarbS

This interview, with BarbS, is from December 2014 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a retired bookstore owner, writer, tour bus driver and woodworker, now trying to eke out a living by doing my woodworking while staying home to care for...

10 years ago

As, I was cleaning out my mom’s winter stuff – such as, gloves, scarf, etc. I found two crocheted scarves I made ten years ago. Truly surprised me, I said to myself..time flies..My mom keeps everything I do for her in plastic bags. I tell...

Crochet.Community Awards

oh my … did you see the banner at the top of the page? Our Quarterly Awards starts in 2 days….. I just spent the last hour scanning pictures of crocheted scarves to see what I want to tackle for this event. Will it be a child’s scarf?...

My Little Valentine

Last year I posted several fantastic crocheted hearts for Valentine’s Day (see “For the Sweethearts” at https://thecrochetedbutterfly.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/for-the-sweethearts/), but I didn’t really want to repeat that, lovely as it was. So...

My Crocheting Journal #27: Christmas gift exchange

our family did a guys and gals gift exchange yesterday…between me and MandaPanda, there were a whole lot of crocheted scarves being unwrapped!!! And then my 86-year-old Aunt out-did us with a crocheted blanket….someone was a very lucky recipient...

pattern testing

I’m not sure about any of my fellow crochet buddies out there but I for one enjoy a great pattern. To me, a free pattern is optimal, but if I purchase a pattern on the rare occasion my lust for a pattern wins over, I hope that it’s written...

Crochet.Community Interview: Alana Judah

This interview, with Alana Judah, is from February 2015 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a Christian, wife and mother of two boys. I make my living as a Project Engineer for a plastics manufacturing plant designing and manufacturing...

The "Simple" Scarf

A little while ago I spotted a crescent-shaped scarf/shawl and fell in love; ever since I have been chomping at the bit to design one. This couldn’t be all that difficult, could it? Little did I realize what I was getting myself into! This...

Crochet.Community Awards: Scarf #1: Announcement

Theme – Scarf Time to WRAP IT UP….with a scarf! Create a scarf, any size and any design, for this Awards event. The scarf may be a long rectangle, a triangle, or joined to form a circle. In the description of your creation tell is about the...