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COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #6: Look - It's a LAPGHAN!

It’s UPDATE time … when your “Star of Bethlehem” lapghan/afghan/quilt gets to the lapghan stage, share a photo with us so we can see the beautiful creation, whether that is as big as it will get or it is just hitting a milestone in its...

Happy New Year!

Yes, I know the title isn’t exactly that original, but I do want to wish all of you a wondrous new year full of all good things – health, fortune, beautiful yarn, and of course crochet! Arthur wishes you a happy new year also, but he enjoyed...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #1: The Inspiration

CrochetDevee recently posted the following and I was “hooked” (ha, get the pun?) I have tried entrelac crochet several times, as it is Tunisian Crochet that you can do on a regular hook, and seeing this beautiful quilt, I just had to try...

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...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #5: Look - It's A Doily

It’s UPDATE time … when your “Star of Bethlehem” doily/lapghan/afghan/quilt gets to the doily stage, share a photo with us so we can see the beautiful creation, whether that is as big as it will get or it is just hitting a milestone in its...

So many ideas, so little time

Last week, I was looking for a certain item to crochet and, as you can imagine, I found a zillion other things to add to my list! So many things on my “to do” list and so little time (especially now that spring is here). As I was finishing up...

I Have a Cold

In fact, I have one of the worst colds I’ve had in years. I do not recommend this as a way to bring in a new year! It’s partially my fault because holiday goodies won out over proper nutrition and it seems I’m paying for it now. It’s back on...

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...

My Crocheting Journal #35: yet another challenge - flower afghan

a friend messaged me and asked if I could help her make the flower afghan http://www.ladylifehacks.com/craft-pretty-flower-crochet-blanket/ (Photo from the site) and the discussion turned into a mini group activity. I think there will be a...

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...