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Summer Crafting

Going back to my childhood, summer has always been a time for crafting. Making stuff filled the days and staved off boredom. As an adult crafting is a mini-vacation from all the chores and duties of life. I recently tested … 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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Fooling Around Cowl

My newest pattern, the Fooling Around Cowl is now available for purchase through Ravelry. This design was Mosaic Yarn Studio’s exclusive crochet pattern for the 2013 Chicagoland Yarn Crawl. It’s made with 3 skeins of Berroco Maya yarn and has … Continue reading

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Chi-Town Crochet Cowl

Chi-Town Crochet Cowl by Kathy Kelly Yarn: 1 skein Lamb’s Pride Worsted 190 yards Size K 6.5 mm hook, or size to achieve a relaxed stitch and flexible fabric, gauge is not important. darning needle This pattern uses a multiple … 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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