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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 Gazette: Issue 3.03 (March 2016)

oops… forgot to post this last month! Sorry about that. In like a LION and out like a LAMB — that’s what we are all hoping for, up here in Canada! (check out the links above for some adorable crocheted items!) Besides the weather, what else...

About that 3-ring Binder....

I had previously shown a binder I put together to save new stitch samples: and now I’ve added into it to save Yarn Samples, with their labels. It’s proven more useful than I first expected, because I can compare color combinations right in...

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...

Weekly Wonders: The Deserted Island

You’re on a deserted island… you have found ways to meet all of your daily living needs…. and then you find a box with the label of your favourite craft store …. What do you hope to find inside?

Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL #4: Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL - Soap Scrub

The last pattern of my Bathroom CAL is this Soap Scrub! The Free crochet pattern is available here on my blog: https://hookedonpatterns.com/crochet-blog/free-crochet-soap-scrub-pattern There is an extra matching pattern for Face...

Crochet.Community Theme: Swatches

To swatch or not to swatch, that is the question! Well this month the answer is: TO SWATCH. Choose a stitch or pattern that you have never tried before (or have but you want to showcase it) and create a sample to showcase here and label it of...

The Yarn Stash Binder

Barb recently posted her Yarn Samples Binder, using the page created by Dedri. I thought it would be wonderful to have a version with our logo on it and, so, I contacted Dedri to see if she would mind. What a wonderful lady and, yes, she gave...

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...

My first blog

hi all, If you’re reading this, it’s official, I’m a blogger at last! Took up crochet 2 years ago when I gave up smoking, didn’t realise how addictive it would be, the smell and feel of a new ball of yarn, the dread when encountering a new...