Monthly Archives: July 2011

Comparing Elise Shawl to South Bay Shawlette

Above, South Bay Shawlette first 8 rows Above, Elise Shawl, first 8 rows I wanted an easy project to take with me on vacation. Since I have been spending a lot of time designing patterns I thought it would be … Continue reading

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the Rolls-Royce of crochet hooks

Laurel Hill Exotic Wood crochet hook size 6.5 mm (K) A little crochet-geek talk…. Recently I was at my local yarn store, hanging out and crocheting with my Bates Crystallite crochet hook. I find the plastic hook works well with … Continue reading

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A little flower motif.

I’ve been playing with making some flower motifs from self-striping yarn. The idea is to make a bunch of these and then connect them in a free-form crochet style. Here are the instructions in case you’d like to try it. … Continue reading

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