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Inspirations #8: Pretty in Pink

I’m late. As some of you that follow me may have noticed, I have done several blog posts using a “national day” as a theme. Well, March 1st was National Pig Day and I missed it. The reason this is a big deal is that my mom loves pigs (Hi, Mom!)...

My Crocheting Journal #35: yet another challenge - flower afghan

a friend messaged me and asked if I could help her make the flower afghan http://www.ladylifehacks.com/craft-pretty-flower-crochet-blanket/ (Photo from the site) and the discussion turned into a mini group activity. I think there will be a...

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...

Easy way to help animal shelter.... crocheted kitty blankets!

I have been making kitty blankets for my local animal shelters. They asked for blankets measuring 17inches square. They work up pretty quickly while watching tv. The animal shelters near me don’t really have any more requirements beyond the...

My Crocheting Journal #19: Tool Storage

This morning (really early), after letting the cat out, I was contemplating what I would accomplish today… and “bam” — and idea popped into my head and, well, my day began and I was up and making the idea happen. A few years ago my niece gave...

My Crocheting Journal #43: Joining Yarn

Joining two pieces of yarn: I used to just knot it and tuck in the ends. Then I discovered the Russian Join method and I was hooked – no knots, just a thicker section of yarn. I liked it. Then I see the pretty cool knot that you make by...

Exciting Order #2: Practice makes perfect ...sometimes!

So no delivery yet, hopefully will be here soon as Wool Warehouse are usually pretty speedy! I. The meantime I decide to have a go with some of the same brand cotton we’ve ordered. This is where I’ve got to so far…Without any major problems...

"OH! This Shouldn't be Too Hard" #4: 32 of 54 Rows Complete? YA! We. Are. Done. Question Mark?

Well, this pattern has taken me on quite a journey. From “OH man, this is going to be pretty quick.” to “OH, MAN, am I going to finish this in time?” I had quite a few challenges while working with this pattern. First off, I had NO idea how to...

Exciting Order #4: Delivery

Better late than never! Of course, it had to be my order that gets lost in the post! But after emailing them yesterday, the wool arrived today :D (along with a delivery from bergere de france too!) Doesn’t it look so pretty!

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...