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Pattern Review / Product for Sale #4: Vanna's Wrap

I have yet to create a triangular shawl, but I love crocheting wraps! This one was made from the oh-so-pretty Vanna’s Glamour yarn, Diamond colorway with a beautiful silver metallic thread running through it; #2 weight, 96% acrylic / 4% other....

My Crocheting Journal #16: Gift Tag

I have had a few requests for crocheted items and I thought it would be nice to wrap them up nicely … and that includes a little gift tag with my name on it. The Tag includes my Crochet.Community profile link and email address (so they can...

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...

The Healing Power of Crochet #1: Tear Catcher

It is not difficult to get so wrapped up in the commerce of crochet, that we forget the real meaning of creating those many stitches. In fact, I did just that. Before October 15, 2014, I could have cared less about the meaning. My only...

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. ...

Merry Christmas!!!!

oh how I love Christmas.. such a glorious feeling of the heart. Presents were finished yesterday … finished an afghan for Rick at about 10 PM last night… woo hoo. Got up early this morning to wrap it and guess who got up early, too? !! Yah,...

Hello.. My inspiration story and Baby dress

I crocheted this dress and accessories for my grand daughter. Gift wrapped in a cute box with her name for keepsake and storage! ( I am also a custom seamstress so I made purse and slip from her auntie’s wedding dress fabric) HELLO...

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 Awards: Scarf #1: Announcement

Theme – Scarf Time to WRAP IT UP….with a scarf! Create a scarf, any size and any design, for this Awards event. The scarf may be a long rectangle, a triangle, or joined to form a circle. In the description of your creation tell is about the...

Crochet.Community Awards - Winter Set #1: Announcement

Winter Set: Matching Hat, Scarf and/or Gloves And That’s A Wrap! For This quarterly awards, crochet a matching hat, scarf, and gloves or mittens and show “old man winter” that we are ready! The set can be any size and any style. Click here...