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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...

Modernizing Crochet Patterns #1: Inspiration from Old Crochet Magazines

This is a repost of my regular blog that you can find at http://susanbeingsnippy.blogspot.ca Now, after quite a few years of crocheting a variety of projects from afghans to slippers to baskets I must toot my own horn in that I can follow a...

Back to Susan Being Snippy blog...

I have been writing a blog for about 7 years now and last summer I became somewhat disillusioned with it. Call it writer’s block! A new year is upon us so I decided to renew my commitment to my blog and have posted a new crochet WORK IN...

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),...

Spring Babies #2: One down

Loved the way the first blanket turned out. I posted in creations also made a matching hoodie to go along with the blanket. now to wait until Feb 22 to gift my daughter at her baby shower. Can’t wait.

My Latest Work #1: I am SO Frustrated!

You know, technology is wonderful – when it works. If you’ve been following my wondrous blog, you’ll know that my nephew and his wife are expecting a baby girl in December. So of course I have been in the process of making crocheted items for...

The Dog Days of Summer

I remember as a kid I would kind of dread August. First it meant that I only had one month of summer vacation left before school started (in Chicago school starts the day after Labor day). But second, August usually had the worst weeks of summer...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #2: Suggestions For Yarns and Hook Sizes

There is already a big buzz about the Collaboration Mandala.. and lots of questions about yarn and hook sizes. Perhaps you would like to share your plans and/or your questions here in this discussion — for easy reference for others, especially...

My Yarn Holders

My daughter bought me a yarn bowl for Christmas … what a wonderful surprise!! When I have smaller balls of yarn, that is what I use. I love it. Usually, though, I am working with the giant balls of yarn and the yarn bowl just doesn’t cut it....

Tool, Hook Storage

Here is my solution to storing my most used crochet items. I’ve used a simple leather wallet, eight inches long and 3-1/2" wide when snapped closed. I took a seam ripper to the stitching inside it, so it opened up two more pockets length-wise...