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What a surprise :)

What a surprise…this week I got a present from MsDebbieP – snowman and tree. Since It traveled almost half of the world, it is little bit offseason, but it makes me and my daughter smile :) Thank you Debbie!

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...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #8: Row 3: Directions

Thanks to everyone for posting their row ideas and for voting. Idea #3 is our winner. ROW 3. *skip 2 stitches, single crochet in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, 7 double crochets in next chain, repeat around from * till there are 5 chains left...

My 2015 Mystery Afghan CAL (Crochet Along)

It has been suggested that I start a blog about my Mystery Afghan CAL. I’ve never bogged before so I thought “why not”! So blogging and doing a Mystery Afghan are both new adventures for me to do together. So, the Mystery Afghan is a project...

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.

Next Challenge?

With the 14/14/14 challenge approaching it’s end (just 4 more to go, I think), I came across something today and thought that it would be another great idea for a challenge… similar but different. The Inspiration:...

Weekend Wonders: Tis The Season

Inquiring minds want to know: For those of you who celebrate Christmas and other gift-giving holidays, … …when do you start making your hand-made presents?

Crochet.Community Collaboration #2 - Granny Squares #2: 52 Patterns

Our first step in our collaboration creation was to decide how we want to do the colours. 1. The decision was use as few or as many colours as you wish, however you wish. 2. It also seems that most people want to do join as you go, which...

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...

Wish Lists #1: Amigurumi

Amigurumi is one of my personal fave’s of Crochet! I love how cute the various animals turn out, and how you can give them such a different look by changing up the yarn. I don’t however, find myself having enough time to get any done recently....