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My Wish/To Do List #4: Slippers

Apparently, I now want to try my hand at making slippers - I received 3 emails this morning with links to slipper patterns! The links were primarily for paid patterns and I prefer to check out the free versions first. So, off I go to find...

Latest Project Complete-Crocodile Adult Boot slippers

Ladies size medium. Waiting for Spray Rubber to dry on soles

My Crocheting Journal #1: Why I Don't Knit

Looking back, I guess I made a pair of slippers when I was in Grade 8 .. not sure how I managed that. Since then, knitting is on the “tried it, couldn’t do it” list. So what goes wrong? 1. I can’t get the whole “hold-the-needles and...

So here I am!

I thought I would say why it is I do what I do. First and foremost I crochet for escape, avoid depression a sense of accomplishment (insert any other self affirming reasons here). Sometimes I like to escape from the mundanity that is my...

My Crocheting Journal #9: My Crochet Journal

I saw a video blog, this morning, posted by a crocheter, recommending the use of a journal to jot down ideas, patterns, etc so you could keep track of things, update patterns as needed, and so on. A great idea … .. and then I thought of how I...

My Story #1: Hi, Nice to meet you

My name is Andria, Thanks for choosing to read my blog post. I’ll start from the beginning of my crocheting life. If you have read the blurb “about me” in my profile then you already know that I am a stay at home Mom and I am married to Mark and...

Modernizing Crochet Patterns #1: Inspiration from Old Crochet Magazines

This is a repost of my regular blog that you can find at http://susanbeingsnippy.blogspot.ca Now, after quite a few years of crocheting a variety of projects from afghans to slippers to baskets I must toot my own horn in that I can follow a...

Crochet.Community Interview: Manualnia - Magda Mucha

Bio My name is Magda Mucha. Manualnia (place where you “handmaking” something) was the name for my blog, which I set up to share with others. I am Polish living in Czech. I completed university studies (polish literature and language),...

Stitchopedia #2: Magic Knot Join!!

I love this join! It’s a great join for yarns that are not too slippery. Once the magic knot is made, it’s usually simple enough to hide it within your work. However, there are times when it doesn’t work, so try it out first and see what you...

Crochet.Community Interview: Alana Judah

This interview, with Alana Judah, is from February 2015 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’m a Christian, wife and mother of two boys. I make my living as a Project Engineer for a plastics manufacturing plant designing and manufacturing...