Category Archives: pattern instructions

A little octagon flower purse

March is National Crochet Month (NatCroMo). I’m happy to be part of Crochetville’s NatCroMo Designer Blog Tour. Each day in March they’ll be profiling two crochet designers with links to their blogs. Thanks to Amy and Donna for including me … Continue reading

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Octo Octo free cat toy pattern

In the 1980’s my sister made a cat toy for my first cat K.C. He loved the toy and we called him Octo Octo. We were unable to find the original source of the pattern. I have made a few … Continue reading

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Summer crafting, Pattern: Felted Noro Eyeglass Case

Lately I’ve made some felted eyeglass cases using Noro Kureyon yarn. Felting is an adventure I enjoy. Since I never know exactly how a crocheted item will look after felting I have to take a deep breath before I sacrifice … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever yields a tiny crochet basket

Minus Zero temperatures kept me inside for the last couple of days and I started to develop cabin fever. While standing in my kitchen making a sandwich I became annoyed by the rubber bands that never seemed to stay put … Continue reading

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City of Triangles

I’m making a felted purse and have started with a pattern that’s available on Ravelry, Felted Crochet Mitered-Square Tote Bag. Instead of making it a square tote bag I want to make a rectangular purse, which requires some alteration of … Continue reading

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African Flower Hexagon

While looking for ideas for a crocheted purse I found a photo tutorial by Heidi Bears on the African Flower Hexagon. It’s a great how to, but not exactly the kind of instructions one can put in a project bag … Continue reading

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