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Mother's Day Flop

About a month ago I found a beautiful Ice yarn, Air Baby Alpaca. It’s a mix of alpaca, extrafine merino wool, viscose, and polyamide, and it’s so soft. It has been made into a chain, and since I’ve enjoyed working with other chained yarns, I...

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...

Challenge Parasol #1: Let's Get This Started!

Inspired by etelina’s beautiful parasols, we have a new challenge: a crocheted parasol The Inspiration The Challenge Parasol http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/mothers-day-contest-lace-parasol/40467?NAVIGATION_PAGE_CONTEXT_ATTR=PROJECT ...

Crochet.Community Gazette: Issue 2.05 (May 2015)

May your month be glorious – filled with golden opportunities and lots of time to create with your crochet hooks! The month of May is a busy one, with Mother’s Day and lots of gardening work/fun to be done. But just because we are busy doesn’t...

Inspirations #4: It's National Teddy Bear Day!

We love teddy bears. I don’t believe I have ever known someone who didn’t at least like teddies, and many people had one as a “best friend” as a child (me included!). Ever since the shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose made a stuffed...

Crochet.Community Interview: BarbS

This interview, with BarbS, is from December 2014 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a retired bookstore owner, writer, tour bus driver and woodworker, now trying to eke out a living by doing my woodworking while staying home to care for...

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...

Crochet.Community Interview: Heather Macias

This interview, with http://crochet.community/sugarhiccupsboutique, is from January, 2015. 1. Tell us a little about yourself: I am married with six children, ages 24-7, and I love to crochet and knit. I think I actually love the idea of...

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...

Adventures in the "New Age" of Crochet

I learned to crochet when I was 10, about 50 years ago. At that time, my exposure to crochet was somewhat limited to grannysquare afgans, doilies and runners, and pillow slip edgings. For a few years, as an adult, I stopped crafting. Working 12...