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Victorian Beaded Purses

Having some fun designing with beads.  These reticules take quite a while to crochet, because the stitches need to be tight enough that nothing can poke out through the holes (even a bobby pin, or the tip of a pencil). 14 more words


Winter Doily Update

It’s been a while since I posted my start on Winter by Grace Fearon from Emilyandthe Handmade, so I thought I would give a short update. 183 more words


Next Step in Thread Crochet: Winter

I’m still looking for blocking pins to block Wendy, my first thread crochet project, but I decided to tackle another one anyway. I have an afghan on the go, but I often like to switch between two (or three) projects  so that I don’t get bored. 211 more words


Wendy Doily - Almost Complete

My first attempt at thread crochet is nearly complete! Wendy, the pattern I chose which was designed by Grace Fearon from Emilyandthe Handmade, has been a bit of a challenge at times, but a delight to watch take shape. 309 more words


Wendy Doily Update

In my previous post, I mentioned that Wendy, the doily I am working on as my first thread crochet project, was released in 5 parts as a Crochet-A-Long (CAL). 317 more words


Freeform Crochet Irish Rose

Irish lace is a wonderful dance between dense thread and open space. I’ve been working on my Irish rose designs. I’m really pleased with how this rose, leaf, and flower set is coming. 80 more words


First Attempt at Thread Crochet

A friend of mine has been showing me the beautiful doilies she’s been making with crochet thread and seeing her gorgeous projects has inspired me to try it. 218 more words