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Crochet a Father's Day

I certainly can’t speak for anyone else, but Father’s Day gifts were always a problem for me. My two siblings and I did the best we could, but I’m sure my father inwardly groaned at some of the presents we gave him! Anyway, I decided to check...

Crochet.Community Theme: Dad

The month of May is about Mom and June is all Dad’s. Here are some creations made for the special man in our life.   Your turn: Share your tips, strategies and stories here in the comments section (and embed photos of your...

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),...

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...

Crochet.Community Theme: Mom

What do you think of when you think of the month of May? Well, flowers and gardening perhaps … and, of course, “Mother’s Day”. The theme this month is all about mom, whether it is a gift that you have made for her, something that reminds you of...

Challenge Parasol #1: Let's Get This Started!

Inspired by etelina’s beautiful parasols, we have a new challenge: a crocheted parasol The Inspiration The Challenge Parasol http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/mothers-day-contest-lace-parasol/40467?NAVIGATION_PAGE_CONTEXT_ATTR=PROJECT ...

Crochet.Community Gazette: Issue 2.05 (May 2015)

May your month be glorious – filled with golden opportunities and lots of time to create with your crochet hooks! The month of May is a busy one, with Mother’s Day and lots of gardening work/fun to be done. But just because we are busy doesn’t...

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...

Adventures in the "New Age" of Crochet

I learned to crochet when I was 10, about 50 years ago. At that time, my exposure to crochet was somewhat limited to grannysquare afgans, doilies and runners, and pillow slip edgings. For a few years, as an adult, I stopped crafting. Working 12...

Crochet.Community Interview: Heather Macias

This interview, with http://crochet.community/sugarhiccupsboutique, is from January, 2015. 1. Tell us a little about yourself: I am married with six children, ages 24-7, and I love to crochet and knit. I think I actually love the idea of...