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Exciting Order #1: Order Placed!

Whilst looking through numerous wool sites, and getting my freebies from Berger De France a lady I work with asked if I could make her a top. She looked through a few patterns I had stored and fell in love with this one (as did I when I first...

Exciting Order #5: Making a start!

So I finally got round to making a start on the top! I did loose all enthusiasm for it, but it has returned – yay! I’ve got all day tomorrow to work on it so will hopefully get quite a lot done.

Exciting Order #7: Guess what?....I've finished!

That’s right, I finished the top, like 10 minutes ago! I love how it’s turned out, was a bit of a squeeze to get it on the model though, but it should fit who it’s for. I couldn’t wait until I had natural light to take a photo, I’m too excited!...

Wish Lists #3: Clothing

There is sooooooooo much I want to do with clothing! So much so, I don’t know where to start! I have various cardigans, tops, skirts, shorts and even a bikini on my to-do list! Not sure if I’d actually wear it! Crochet clothing to me, always...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #10: Row 4: Voting

Time to vote, everyone!!! This was an interesting week, wasn’t it? We kind of got stuck after the first suggestion, but we ended up with 4, so here you go: Option 1: Puff Stitch: yarn over, reach hook into the low-V single crochet in previous...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #19: Row 7: VOTING

We have all had a busy week, apparently, with brainstorming ideas not appearing until last night/this morning. But we still have options!! Try them out and pick your fave. OPTION 1 [a thick round of popcorn stitches. YouTube has several...

The "Simple" Scarf

A little while ago I spotted a crescent-shaped scarf/shawl and fell in love; ever since I have been chomping at the bit to design one. This couldn’t be all that difficult, could it? Little did I realize what I was getting myself into! This...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #28: Row 10: voting

here we go … which version do you prefer — the smooth circle version or the wavy circle version? Option 1 (smooth circle version) 3 dc between the fpdc & bpdc of previous row; and 3 sc in top of each shell. (more of a round circle effect...

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...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #25: Row 9: voting

Row 9 — last of the single digits. Things are moving along! This weekend we decide what our next row will look like, via your votes – and we have FIVE options to choose from this week!! NICE. Thanks, everyone. Option 1 Join yarn in hdc next...