Organized And Colorful Crochet

Carmen Rosemann is one creative and well organized crocheter!  Her work is elegant in its simplicity yet appealing, enticing me to want to pull out hooks and yarn immdiately to work up some of her lovely designs.  Don’t be put … Read More ...

Scarf Crazy

 

This is the one that got the whole thing started.  And, it’s all Patty’s fault.  She sent me a link to the pattern.

It’s not like I haven’t crocheted – and even designed – a keyhole scarf before.  I … Read More ...

Simple New Square For You

 

Anastacia has designed a new square that I think is very attractive.  This would work up to a very pretty shawl, throw, or babyghan, depending on the color(s) you choose to work with.  A checkerboard design would be especially … Read More ...

Hotsy

What’s hot on Etsy?  Well, there’s lots of crochet there!  I found some vendors who have some spectacular crochet offerings.  Tell me what you like.

There’s this pretty crochet bracelet at Beach Plum Cottage

 

http://www.etsy.com/shop/beachplumcottage

Then, there’s this interesting Read More ...

Inspiring Blogs

I write about other blogs all the time.  I’m endlessly inspired and often intrigued by what I find in crochet blogs around the internet.  Some blogs I return to frequently.  Others, I check from time to time.  Some blogs are … Read More ...

Does Anyone Else…..

Find it frustrating to try to navigate around Pinterest?  There are lots of great pictures – but I often find it difficult to find the original pattern source for something that intrigues me!  There is a section entitled ‘People’ – … Read More ...

Simple and Lovely

This is such a simple idea, but really lovely, don’t you think?  I’d love to see these color keyed to particular events.  They’d be so pretty in Fall colors, in red and green for Christmas, in glittery yarn for New … Read More ...

Cupcake Pin Cushion

I like creative people!  I try to be creative but find that I’m so inspired by the designs of others, wanting to recreate some designs, that I don’t have time or creative energy left over to make things up for … Read More ...

Shooting Stars

 

If you have ever wanted to learn to felt but seemed overwhelmed by the process, this tiny project is just what you need to get your hands wet!  And, it’s just in time for July 4.  You can work … Read More ...

In Remembrance

June 23, 2012 is the date for the Susan G. Komen Run For The Cure in St. Louis.  Near the Arch, there will be thousands of mostly women (but men and kids too) who will come together to walk and … Read More ...

Baby Surprise(s)

I continue to be very attracted to the crochet version of the Baby Surprise Jacket.  I’ve ordered Darla Sims’ book containing several variations of the pattern.  In the meantime, my friend Patty (who’s a dedicated walker like me) emailed that … Read More ...