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Hi my name is Kim, I am from Iowa born and raised. I have 3 kids. My oldest is 28 my middle is 22 and my youngest is 4 1/2 I have a grandson who just turned 6. Growing up in the country not much to do back then in the winter, my mom crochets...

My Latest Work #4: One Resolution Completed!

Yes, after many years I have FINALLY completed one of my New Year’s resolutions. This has nothing to do with crochet (register astonishment here), but it was a Martha Stewart Christmas craft project from at least 2008, if not before. Yes, I am...

Sweet Little Snowflake - Free Pattern

Not too long ago I came across a post from Anabelia Craft Design offering a delightful Stars Garland (free pattern here). I tried her pattern and it came out wonderfully, but I was really looking for a dainty snowflake pattern. After playing a...

Inspirations #6: It's Turkey Time!

Now that we’ve all settled ourselves from our Halloween-induced sugar highs, it is time to turn our thoughts to that most delicious of holidays, Thanksgiving. As MentalFloss.com states, “Since [William] Bradford wrote of how the colonists had...

Inspirations #2: 10+ Ways to Use Doilies

Some of us have been blessed to inherit vintage doilies. Some of us still adore the delicate patterns so lovingly hand crocheted. Some of us just love all things lace! No matter what category you fall in, most of us succumb to the allure of these...