Category Archives: crochet

I Have Been Absent, of Late . . .


True confessions.  I don’t know exactly why it is, but, I just have not been taking the time to blog as much as I would like to, or used to anyway.  Maybe because I just don’t feel inspired enough???  Or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading

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How to Find Time to Knit & Finish In-Progress Knitting (and/or crochet) Projects


I know, I don’t make enough time and/or effort . . . This is a fabulous article!!!  The number one tip:  STOP BUYING NEW YARN! My second favorite . . . 3.  Frog the projects you’re not into. Please, follow … Continue reading

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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns Lace Pineapple Crochet Stitch


I am just feeling the need to share!  This website is absolutely fantastic.  So many beautiful patterns!  My Picot – free crochet & knitting patterns.  A wealth of information.   This Pineapple stitch pattern is gorgeous, don’t you think?  My Gramma Lucy’s … Continue reading

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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns


Oh!  The possibilities!!! This stitch pattern comes with written instructions, as well as photo tutorial. Very nicely done. Foundation Chain: Multiples of 15 + 4 Techniques used in this stitch (British term / American term): Chain stitch – ch Double … Continue reading

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Totally Stuck on Crocheted Triangle Fringe Scarves


Just taking some time to share what I have been working on. I pulled this book off the shelf the other day.  It’s funny how you can look at a thing a thousand times and not be receptive to any … Continue reading

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Happy Accident, Crochet Cowl with a Mobius Twist


My Crochet Creations.  Continued.  As I said in my last post, I hadn’t made one of my own neck cowls in so long I had to print the pattern!  Ha!  I have been crocheting like a mad woman!   And now, … Continue reading

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My Crochet Creations ~ Open Shell Crochet Neck Cowl, with PDF Downloadable Pattern Link


Sooo…it’s that time of year again.  Dig out those ‘winter-time’ projects.  This one whips up in no time at all!  I made three in one weekend. It’s been so long since I made one of my own crochet cowls, I … Continue reading

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Sharing . . . A Few Recent Projects


Sooo, today you will get a double whammy.  Since I haven’t been a-blogging in a good long while, I’ll just post some pics of recently (or not-so-recently as the case may be…) finished projects I am most happy with. In … Continue reading

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Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts on Etsy


    Instantly downloadable PDF pattern available for sale with this link:  Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. Sooo, I just have to brag a little bit.  I opened my email this morning to see that I had … Continue reading

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Finished Project: the Mirth Cardi, from Interweave Crochet


Firstly, let me share the original blog post where I had started this beautiful project.  You will find all the information needed to make one yourself! I used some 100% mercerized, combed cotton thread I had stashed away waiting for the … Continue reading

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