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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 Stitches #1: Mini-Waves Stitch

I found this particular stitch on Pinterest. Originally it seems to have come from a Russian site, ellej.org, although I couldn’t find it currently on her page. I also couldn’t find a name associated with the stitch, so because of how my version...

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...

Tunisian Alpaca Swirl #1: Getting Started

As I got near the end of my Pfeilraupe scarf (and I wasn’t really loving it any more) I started getting really excited about making another “Tunisian in the round” afghan. Now, the scarf is done (and I still don’t really love it) and I have...

My Crocheting Journal #7: Crocodile Stitch / Baby Book

When the grandkids come for a visit, I never have anything for the 9 month old to play with … so I went shopping and couldn’t find anything that I liked and then realized that I could crochet something! Silly me. Since I don’t have anything to...

Tips Crochet #1: 10 Present Thoughts For Crochet Darlings

*10 Present Thoughts For Sew Darlings * Being a sew darling for both an interest and a business, I have attempted many sew contraptions, books, examples, and whatever else related with stitch. My loved ones incidentally approach me what I...

Home & Living #3: Crochet Wedding Blanket

This blanket is super soft and comfortable to use. Made with various stitch designs creating a textured pattern that is cool and squishy to the touch. Ideal gift for newlyweds or for housewarming party. Great for cold winter nights. A truly...

My Latest Work #3: I'm Baaack!

Yes, I know. I kind of fell off the map for awhile, but before I go visit my Mom for her 92nd birthday, I felt I should throw a post together – just to make sure you all don’t think I’ve retired to some remote island somewhere. So, this is what...

Word for the Year

As we begin 2018, contemplating last year and full of hope and inspiration for the new year to come, I have come to a conclusion. I don’t like new year’s resolutions. If you noticed my past new year’s blogs, I don’t believe I’ve managed to keep...

Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL #3: Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL - Washcloth

The 3rd instalment of my Bathroom CAL is this lovely textured washcloth. You can find the Free crochet pattern over on my blog here: https://hookedonpatterns.com/crochet-blog/free-crochet-washcloth-pattern The fancy printable packaging...