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What attracts you to learned something new, to enhance your skills & design?

Being a student at High School of Fashion Industries, as Art major, not a fashion designer. I wanted to do something within the art field, but not sure how to grow from it. Over a period of time, my art took a stand -off and went into another...

Creating design's #1: What inspired you creating your own design when you are crocheting?

Hello ! :) For me its my children personality, and their expressive free spirit of who they like on this week topic. I have three very younf children, they are a lot fun they are my go to helper’s.

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #58: hexagon 28 DESIGN

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Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #60: FINAL HEXAGON: design

here we go. Thanks to everyone who has participated!! Can’t wait to see the finished creations. FINAL HEXAGON Option 8 http://mumbles-mummy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Hexifan-Mandala-3.pdf

Designer Spotlight #2: Hello Yellow Yarn

Another post in my “spotlight on designers” series, I’d like to introduce you to MJ Carlos, a self-taught crochet designer of adorable amigurumi and curator of the Hello Yellow Yarn shop. She lives with her husband and two children in Australia,...

Designer Spotlight #1: Chain8Designs

In my last post I discussed my attempt at trying to be more organized with my blog posts by coming up with categories. When I can, I’d like to showcase a designer that I found while perusing the internet that I think is really good and that you...

Inspirations #4: It's National Teddy Bear Day!

We love teddy bears. I don’t believe I have ever known someone who didn’t at least like teddies, and many people had one as a “best friend” as a child (me included!). Ever since the shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose made a stuffed...

Inspirations #10: It's Fairy Day!

I have a definite sweet spot in my heart for all things amigurumi (or kawaii softies, if you prefer), and one of my absolute favorites are fairies. International – yes, INTERnational – Fairy Day has been designated for June 24th this year. (Just...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #2 - Granny Squares #1: Granny Square Sampler Blanket -- Collaboration Style

I found some interest in another collaboration project …. so, here we go again!!! The Creation We will be creating a queen-size blanket/bedspread, designing it together! The Process each week, we will select one 5" granny square pattern...

Creation Challenge 3 - Temperature Afghan #1: The Idea

Hi everyone and happy new year! Last year, Ann mentioned her temperature blanket that she was making and I thought it was intriguing. The Temperature Afghan Basically, what you do is crochet a row each day with the yarn/colour that you have...