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It's Summer - Are You Feelin' It?

It’s the first day of summer and, my oh my, is it humid!!! 32C and the air is dripping wet. Thank goodness for the bit of breeze we are having. Now, my question is: why is that every year, when we are having the hottest and most humid weather...

The Dog Days of Summer

I remember as a kid I would kind of dread August. First it meant that I only had one month of summer vacation left before school started (in Chicago school starts the day after Labor day). But second, August usually had the worst weeks of summer...

Inspirations #3: Perchance to Dream

I’m still in the process of making the afghan for my nephew and his soon-to-be new wife – I think I’m safe to say that because I don’t believe either one of them follow this blog! – and so I thought that doing a piece on dreamcatchers would be...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #2: Section 2

Now that we have the centre section of the afghan complete, we move into the actual Deathflake design! This is exciting. Before we get to that, just a personal note: As I said, this is for my granddaughter’s birthday, which is in September....

CrochetCommunity Awards: Yarn-cuddles #1: Announcement

The summer is here and it’s time to announce our second CrochetCommunity Awards – Yarn-cuddles. We are looking forward to see more creations from all of our members! Theme – Yarn-cuddles This Awards focuses on toys – soft, cuddly toys made...

CrochetCommunity Awards: Yarn-cuddles #3: And the Winners Are ...

Our very first Crochet.Community awards are behind us and we ended with 39 beautiful entries. I would like to thank you all who participated – I was really surprised how many entries you submitted. Here are the winning creations: Winner ...

Crochet.Community Theme: BLANKET / AFGHAN

Is there anything more comforting than wrapping up in a crocheted blanket on a cool summer’s night or a chilly winter evening? Well, maybe the arms of a loved one, but the next best thing is a crocheted blanket, especially if it is handmade. ...

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...

Wish Lists #2: Blankets

There’s nothing nicer than wrapping yourself in a hand-made crochet blanket. Whether it be a big snuggly one in the winter, or a light ‘wrap style’ one in the cool summer breeze. (infact, that’s exactly what I did the other night whilst...

Crochet.Community Gazette: Issue 2.10 (October 2015)

Ah, yes, fall. It’s wonderful having beautiful warm weather in the summer but isn’t it, also, wonderful to pull out that snuggly sweater or curl up under a cozy blanket at night? And, isn’t it wonderful to be crocheting that cozy blanket at the...