Monthly Archives: February 2013

By Special Request . . . a beaded crochet rose zipper pull

Hey all, just wanting to share a new creation.  I was requisitioned to make a lovely beaded zipper pull to match a certain handmade bag!  Let me know what you think.  Please?  I think it is just lovely . . … Continue reading

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Crocheters Are Intelligent, not Stupid or Ignorant

I came across this thought-provoking article at which I think you should have a look at.  I would love to hear your thoughts on the matter. It brings in to question the intelligence of those of us who crochet.  I … Continue reading

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A New Scarf . . . Diagonal Crochet-In Black, Grey and White

I was commissioned to make a scarf.  Here is my inspiration:  Giving Thanks with A Scarf Pattern.  And here is what I came up with! This scarf worked up so fast and easy!  I held two strands of Simply Soft … Continue reading

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Feeling ‘Bookish’ . . . Crochet Lace Bookmarks From My Etsy

Are you a bibliophile???  Do you love to read?, that is. (Just a little bit of shameless self-promotion.  I need to get busy and make more . . . )     Sometimes, it’s the little things that make you … Continue reading

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Seed Stitch, Knit and Crochet . . . In Simply Soft Off White

Because, sometimes I just like to play with stitches! The crochet piece is going to be a hooded cowl, and the knit piece, a scarf. I found a couple video tutorials . . . Maybe one day I will try … Continue reading

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Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts

New Etsy listing: Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. (Another thing I really need to ‘write’ a pattern for . . . *sigh*)

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Christina Lowry Designs: Ten things I have learnt about knitting

This is a very worthy read.  I also enjoyed reading all the comments, more and more to learn:   Christina Lowry Designs: Ten things I have learnt about knitting.

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Along My Journey, Learning to Knit Lace . . . the Horseshoe Print, and more.

Let me just start by saying, I have been an avid crocheter for over 35 years now.  Crochet to me is just second nature.  Knitting, on the other hand . . . is definitely like learning a new language.  But, … Continue reading

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