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Inspirations #1: Easter Blessings

I know that the first day of spring is designated as March 20th. However, March in the midwest where I was born doesn’t usually feel too much like spring. For me, Easter always seemed to be the more logical, fun, and yummy (mmmm, chocolate!)...

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...

My 2015 Mystery Afghan CAL (Crochet Along)

It has been suggested that I start a blog about my Mystery Afghan CAL. I’ve never bogged before so I thought “why not”! So blogging and doing a Mystery Afghan are both new adventures for me to do together. So, the Mystery Afghan is a project...

Home & Living #1: Flower Coasters

Pattern by Bella Coco https://www.etsy.com/listing/253324977/crochet-coaster-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_2 All projects in this series consist of items that I made for my own use. If you find something here that you would like me to make...

Wish Lists #2: Blankets

There’s nothing nicer than wrapping yourself in a hand-made crochet blanket. Whether it be a big snuggly one in the winter, or a light ‘wrap style’ one in the cool summer breeze. (infact, that’s exactly what I did the other night whilst...

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...

Hexagon a day #1: My challenge for the year

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I posted here last, so thought I’d let you know my challenge for the year…. Hexagon a Day blanket! I’m making (lots more than I’m supposed to) a hexagon a day and then sewing them together to create one...

Spring Babies #1: Expecting :)

Along with my daughter and niece I have two other close friends of hers expecting in the Spring, I’d like to crochet for them all. I will start with my daughter (due March 23- grandson)...

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...

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...