I crocheted this rag rug in a few hours, from one single cream coloured sheet and half a queen sized blue duvet. No pattern needed; just make a magic circle, squeeze in 8 to 11 half double crochets into the … Continue reading Upcycling Sheets into Crocheted Rag Rugs
My grandson loves crocheting; perhaps he senses that every stitch is a stitch made with love. This three-month old can be cranky, tired, colicky but one look at crocheting and he stops, smiles, coos, waves his arms and legs in excitement. … Continue reading Talking to Grandma’s Afgan? Yup!
“If I were able to leave you with only one piece of crochet advice, it would be to always have fun. Learn the basics, but then just go crazy with your crafty self!” – Twinkie Chan “Play around … Continue reading “Crochet is a magnificent adventure “
My 61 year-old husband’s grandmother is turning 100 in a couple of weeks!! I thought a shawl would be the perfect gift to brighten up even sleep or lounge wear for someone in a wheel chair. I did … Continue reading Shawl for a Hundredth Birthday
This pattern was originally for an over the shoulder purse but I fold one side in half to make a crochet hook clutch.I love this adaptable pattern because it uses up scrap yarn of any thickness, any size of hook … Continue reading An Innovative Pattern: Scrappy Clutch, Purse or Tote!
Crocheted Produce Bag This mesh bag is the most basic produce bag because it is simply chain stitches anchored with a single stitch with the smallest base possible. Materials: 1 skein Lion Brand Organic Cotton Yarn (#680), or similar … Continue reading Quick and Easy Mesh Bag
“Quite simply, crochet feeds the human need for balance in our lives. Making something with our hands reflects something basic about ourselves We want to work hard without losing touch with our creative selves; we want to earn money without … Continue reading Crocheting Wisdom
I used a 5.5mm hook, variegated white and grey cotton yarn and series of double crochet with one chain stitch. I love this new flower pattern, using a crocodile stitch. AND this bag is my first item that I have … Continue reading Experimenting With Market Bags
This was fun to make. Of course I did not follow the pattern. That is what I love about crocheting; you can add, subtract, cover over or make right. I call it a forgiving craft..in fact it is a Christian … Continue reading A Purse or a Tote?
This looks adorable on a real live baby boy. The pattern is through ravelery…again. http://www.customcreationswebdesign.com/littleman2.html I like my sweater in all white better! This is a rare occurrence, I admit. In the picture, it looks crooked but is simply not … Continue reading Bow Tie Sweater