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Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #1: Mandala 2015

What better way to kick off the new year than with a new crocheting event!!! This Crochet.Community Creation will be a joint effort, with members voting on “the next row”, the next stitch pattern, to be used. The process will go like this:...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #3: Row 2: suggestions

Ok… here we go! People have been busy planning their mandala re: colours, yarns, and hook sizes. Now we are ready to “get this party started” and our Mandala as well. We have the first row ROW 1: create a magic ring; 8 (DC, chain1 sets)...

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...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #1: Section 1

My (teenage) granddaughter is into skulls at the moment and so I want to make her a skull afghan for her birthday. I tried one pattern but it wasn’t working for me so I turned to my “old faithful” – Tunisian crochet. I found a graph pattern...

My Crocheting Journal #20: Guess Who!

Oh the joys of crocheting an afghan .. so relaxing… zen-like.. And then came amigurumi … the focus, the details… phew A tad stressful, as I strained over the details but rewarding? Yah. The adaptation: I crocheted the eyes rather than using...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #3: The First Row

The first row consists of 6 squares (well, rectangles, actually), as per the design/directions by CrochetDevee. NOTE: the following 6×4 block was used by CrochetDevee using cotton yarn. For acrylic fibre. It was found to work better with 6×2...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #2: The Centre

Lying at the centre of the Star is a magic ring — how fitting that the centre of a star is magic! I have, previously, shared how I do the magic ring. CrochetDevee says that she worked right into the ring with her first 6 blocks. I found it a...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #11: Happenstance: The Directions

I was asked to write the directions to my afghan. I will do my best, but remember that it was created one stitch at a time with no plan, just the goal of experimenting with the double-ended hook. Hook: 6 mm (doubled-ended Tunisian) Yarn: I...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #20: Hexagon 9: DIRECTIONS

OOPS … I made a mistake and posted the wrong directions. I will leave this here, for those who have already started it. The correct pattern, the voted pattern, is in the comments section below. Again, my apologies. puff hex To make a puff...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #12: Hexagon 5: DIRECTIONS

Pattern #5 is… (drum roll) Option 11! http://i1.wp.com/speckless.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/puff-hex1.jpg?resize=600%2C617 puff hex To make a puff stitch: [Yo, insert hook in st indicated, yo, draw up a loop] 4 times. Yo and draw through...