Category: Crochet

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‘Doublestitch’ = Sexy, Fun Crochet

In their book, “Doublestitch: Designs for the Crochet Fashionista,” twin sisters, Erika and Monika Simmons, make a serious case that crochet is sexy. And thanks to these talented Chicago designers a wider audience will...

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Cleansing the Palate with A Little Crochet

Aren’t these crocheted vases cute? I just got my hands on a copy of “Uncommon Crochet” by Julie Armstrong Holetz and this vase pattern spoke to me. The design is clever in that you...

LOVE this! 0

LOVE this!

photo courtesy of Bella Dia I saw these “Sweet Hearts” by Cassi of Bella Dia over at the fabulous CRAFTzine and LOVE them. As if the photo wasn’t inspiring enough, Cassi has posted a...

This May Be of Interest… 4

This May Be of Interest…

I was surfing around the web when I stumbled upon this site. The designer sells cute crochet patterns (and some knitting patterns, too) for cheap and has links to free patterns she’s written for...

It's Starting! 0

It's Starting!

She doesn’t quite have the motor skills for it yet, but Abby really wants to crochet. She sat for a quite a while this evening trying to continue a chain I started for her....

Hybernation 0

Hybernation

It was bitter cold today in West Michigan, so we didn’t venture out. I edited a podcast (I’ll be posting it tomorrow!) while testing out the “shell edged flower medallion” pattern published in the...

Help Me Solve a Vintage Crochet Mystery 3

Help Me Solve a Vintage Crochet Mystery

This potholder had been stashed away in a cedar chest in my grandmother’s house for years. My mom found it while going through grandma’s things after her death and now has it in the...