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A Different Kind of Crochet

I’m a knitter mostly, but I can crochet. I’ve never gone much beyond the basic stitches but I like crochet because it’s faster than knitting, easier to rip out mistakes, and I only have one live stitch to worry about. 344 more words


June WIPs

Hello everyone, how are you? I thought it would be good to start the month by sharing what has been on my hook lately and what I plan to start soon as well. 585 more words

"Code" by Kathy Reichs and More Tunisian Crochet

Just finsihed reading “Code”, the latest book in Kathy Reichs’ “Virals” series.  In my opinion it is best of the three.  Fast-paced, suspensful, and just a tad bit of teen angst throughout.  86 more words


Vintage Crochet Influences Today's Designs

Have you ever wondered why some crocheted objects have a neat and professional look, while others have that homemade look as opposed to handmade? Skill with your medium, as well as with the hook, are needed to create a finished object that has all the qualities needed to serve its purpose and highlight its beautiful crocheted stitches. 745 more words