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Heart Mania

With valentines day coming up I got stuck on a heart kick. I found a free pattern, Heart Crochet Hot Pad, while searching patterns on Ravelry. The pattern calls for worsted weight cotton. In my first attempt, shown above, I … Continue reading

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Snowflake roundup 2015

In December I made many snowflakes to give as gifts and tried out a lot of  snowflake patterns. This is my roundup of favorite snowflakes of 2015. Above you see the first snowflake in a collection of patterns, 9001 Snowflakes … Continue reading

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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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Snowflake roundup, my favorite flakes to make without using stiffener

Here is a review of my favorite snowflakes to make when you don’t want to use starch or glue as a stiffener. This year I am all excited about re-imagining the traditional crochet snowflake. Rather than use cotton thread, I … Continue reading

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Hurray for crochet white and blue

Taking a break from all of the Tunisian crochet to share this star square. The pattern is available from Dayna’s Crochet Free Patterns. Don’t be scared by the weird color choice on the pattern page, this can be made with … Continue reading

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Finishing before the New Year

My habit lately is to start a whole bunch of projects and then skip around between them, which means I don’t finish much. In the last week of the New Year I decided to focus and finish a few that … Continue reading

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Hey Cat

I’ve been busy teaching crochet and playing new and interesting music. If you’ve been busy at this time of year you might be interested in a pattern for a quick little project you can complete in an evening. This is … Continue reading

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