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Crochet.Community Theme: Mom

What do you think of when you think of the month of May? Well, flowers and gardening perhaps … and, of course, “Mother’s Day”. The theme this month is all about mom, whether it is a gift that you have made for her, something that reminds you of...

The Learning Curve #1: Your First "Ah-ha" Crochet Moment

Think back…. way back …. What was the FIRST thing that you learned about crocheting, as you worked on your first creation?

Being in the moment

Life is so fast paced it can go by so fast. Especially if you live pay check to pay check. I’m constantly waiting for the next month to come to get ahead. But crocheting slows everything down. The feel of the yarn through my fingers. The...

My Crocheting Journal #28: Post-Christmas ....

I’m getting a twitch! No present to work on.. no projects with due date deadlines … This is a weird feeling … it’s like having a loss and an open-ended moment of possibilities, both at the same time.

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...

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...

10 years ago

As, I was cleaning out my mom’s winter stuff – such as, gloves, scarf, etc. I found two crocheted scarves I made ten years ago. Truly surprised me, I said to myself..time flies..My mom keeps everything I do for her in plastic bags. I tell...

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...

How I found crochet.

Ok, so ive never blogged before. I thought a good start would be to explain how i first experienced crochet. So here goes… The first time i ever attempted crochet was with my maternal grandmother. I was roughly 8 yrs old i think. I can’t...

Hello.. My inspiration story and Baby dress

I crocheted this dress and accessories for my grand daughter. Gift wrapped in a cute box with her name for keepsake and storage! ( I am also a custom seamstress so I made purse and slip from her auntie’s wedding dress fabric) HELLO...