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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...

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)...

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 Crocheting Journal #34: My Collaboration Mandala 2015

i am looking forward to the process and the end result of our collaboration. My mandala will be using, or starting with, yarn from my creations of 2014. My first row, my beginning, will be representing one of my favourites of the year…Yoda. ...

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 Theme: Mandala

Mandalas .. what are they? Well, let’s head to Wikipedia to find out! “[it] is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. […] a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #10: Row 4: Voting

Time to vote, everyone!!! This was an interesting week, wasn’t it? We kind of got stuck after the first suggestion, but we ended up with 4, so here you go: Option 1: Puff Stitch: yarn over, reach hook into the low-V single crochet in previous...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #19: Row 7: VOTING

We have all had a busy week, apparently, with brainstorming ideas not appearing until last night/this morning. But we still have options!! Try them out and pick your fave. OPTION 1 [a thick round of popcorn stitches. YouTube has several...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #69: Row 24: voting

here we go: we get to vote! It has been a while …. have fun Option 1 4 sc; dc into the chain 5 of row 22; ch 1; dc into the other half of the chain 5 of row 22; 4sc; ch 1; 3sc into the chain 5 of row 23; chain 1…. repeat Option 2 3sc into...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #25: Row 9: voting

Row 9 — last of the single digits. Things are moving along! This weekend we decide what our next row will look like, via your votes – and we have FIVE options to choose from this week!! NICE. Thanks, everyone. Option 1 Join yarn in hdc next...