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Weekend Wonders: Your Yarn Stockpile

Just WONDER -ing … How much yarn, new and leftovers, do you have in your home right now? Be brave — show us a picture!!

Creation Challenge #4 #1: This & That

Here we go again … I have no idea what this one will look like, but here’s the challenge: SCRAPS, leftovers, odds & ends, “this and that” << take it; create it; crochet it! It can be big; it can be little; it can be tiny remnants of...

My Latest Work #8: Best Laid Plans

At the beginning of this year I promised myself that I would post every week and become much more involved in social media to try to promote my store’s patterns and products. For a while I wasn’t doing too bad. But for those who have been paying...

Granny Square Crazy

I was sitting in my chair one evening and looking at that basket full of left over yarn from all my Christmas projects and just started making little 2 row granny squares. Now in Feb. they have turned into a wonderful baby blanket. I don’t even...

My Story #3: The Mysterious Item

I was in the process of finishing up my bouquet of flowers that I was crocheting for my wedding and it occurred to me that I had absolutely no plans for what I would be doing with my hair. I had 3 days left to figure it out. In the search for...

need help.

I am trying to crochet an American flag afghan. I have it all done except for the edging around the star field. I have just started it and am to the point where it says work right decrease. I did that then it says work left decrease. It...

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...

Two Generations of Jersey Girl Crocheters #1: Stepping Back to the Future with Granny Squares - Intro

Thanking Debbie Pribele for this great idea and opportunity ! Hi everyone! I’m blessed to have the best crochet teacher worldwide; none other than my Mom, Rose Marie Mahaydik. She taught me basics when I was around 7 and I will be turning the...

Crochet.Community Interview: MandaPanda

Thank-you to MandaPanda for taking the time to do this interview. 1. Tell us a little about yourself A little bit about myself? Let’s see. I have many, many, many interests. I love crafts, I love making things, I love writing…I arm, finger,...

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...