Crochet A Menagerie

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Want to make a stuffed animal for someone special?  You’ll find the perfect fuzzy friend in this collection called Edward’s Menagerie by Kerry Lord.  There are forty different soft and snuggly crocheted animal patterns in this charming collection so … Read More ...

Crochet A Planter

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Fall is the time to bring in some plants to winter inside.  I have a few on the front porch, including Henrietta, a rhododendron that my daughter started in her dorm room many years ago.  It now resides on my … Read More ...

My Top Five Unusual Christmas Crochet

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Upcycle the most ordinary things to create holiday beauty.  This cool ornament is composed of six soda can pop tops and some crochet thread.  Doesn’t come much cheaper or easier than this.  Consider embellishing it by stringing on some pretty … Read More ...

“It Girl” Crochet

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Don’t you love the unique wrist warmers on the cover of this new book?  I love the symmetry as well as the swirl effect the designer has created.  This is just one of 23 patterns for accessories in this book.  … Read More ...

Let’s Dish Crochet

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I will begin teaching crochet to the middle schoolers where I volunteer in a couple of weeks.  So, I have been on the look out for dish cloth patterns that I could use to teach the basic crochet stitches.  … Read More ...