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Crochet.Community Theme: Green

March: St. Patrick’s Day; end of winter and beginning of spring — and new green growth. Yes, March is definitely the month of “green”. I took a meander through our Creations showcase and came up with a variety of green crocheted items. Here are...

Green patchwork Afghan needs help

Ok, I have a green patchwork Afghan I need help with. I’m going to use basically every color of the multicolored for regular squares. Question: what do I do the border and in-between the squares?? Do I do black to make it pop or one of the...

KnittingCrocheting Awards: Shades of Green #2: Cast Your Votes and Win a T-shirt!

Our very first awards with the Shades of Green theme entry period is over and we ended up with 9 amazing entries. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on Apr 30, 2014 at 6 PM GMT. Please note that if you...

KnittingCrocheting Awards: Shades of Green #1: Announcement

We are pretty excited to announce you the very first KnittingCrocheting Quarterly Awards! Theme – Shades of Green The spring is here and everything around us is lush and green. To celebrate this season, knit or crochet anything using shades of...

KnittingCrocheting Awards: Shades of Green #3: And the Winners Are ...

Our very first Awards are behind us and I’m glad that I can say that you submitted 9 beautiful entries. Thank you all for submitting as well as voting for your favorite creations. Here are the winning creations Winner $100 Cash Prize...

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...

My Crocheting Journal #17: Yarn Stash

Oh my…. that should probably be enough. I’m sure you can imagine what comes next! I took some time to (re) organize my yarn stash and, again, I say, “oh my!” I could say that it is too much yarn but there is the huge supply of the Colorama...

Patchwork Afghan in progress

I know I haven’t been on in a while, but I’ve been busy with kids and finishing up some projects and starting new ones! I need help though! Ok, so I used some scrap yarn to make some squares for a patchwork blanket. Now the question is…do I use...

My Crocheting Journal #2: Baby Sandals

My daughter, knowing that I’m now part of this community, has asked that I pull out my crochet hooks and make a pair of sandals for my grand-daughter. These sandals, to be exact: Fortunately “whistleandivy” provides not only the pattern but...

Journey Into Intarsia #11: Finished!

Two weeks ago, I started this journey and here I am (finally) at the end. Here’s “the good, the bad, and the ugly” summary: The good - I love the end result…. I have my “tree of life” afghan - I did it… and I survived. The bad - I did a...