Category Archives: my crochet library

Crochet Doodles. By . . . GMa Ellen


I have had a request to see an enlargement of the banner photo of my blog. ¬†ūüėĬ† I am having a little trouble with that.¬† But, here are a few photos I found in my blog gallery for starters. ¬†Oh, … Continue reading

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Starting the Mirth Cardi. Crochet project. From Interweave Crochet; Summer 2014


I have been searching for one of these circular type patterns for the longest time.¬† I am going to give this one a shot. ¬†It really is beautiful. ¬†The pattern says it is an Intermediate level. ¬†(3 of 4). ¬†It … Continue reading

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Finally. Completed Crochet Neckerchief, in Leaf Green


I am very happy to have finally completed this beautiful neckerchief. ¬†Of course, I had to put my own finish on the pattern with a fabulous ruffle. ¬†I think it finishes it off very well. ¬†I had contemplated putting some … Continue reading

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Sharing Some Vintage Crochet Books, and A Bird’s Eye View of My Library.


While I was busy getting my crochet and knitting books all put nicely on a relocated shelf the other day, I came across a few books I had totally forgotten about! ¬†It was like Christmas all over! ¬†So, I thought … Continue reading

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Woo Hoo! New Books In My Library . . .


I received two new books in the mail the other day. ¬†I just couldn’t resist! ¬†I am always looking for new sources of inspiration, but I find I must choose new books very carefully, as my library is quite extensive. … Continue reading

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Just Sharing Some Inspiration: Ravelry: ellemac’s library


These are just a few of my favorites. ¬†My “Go-To’s” ¬† Click here to see everything I have been able to find on Ravelry: ¬†Ravelry: ellemac’s library. ¬†(You must be a registered member of Ravelry. ¬†But, it is free and … Continue reading

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Bracelet Fever . . .


Well, here is what I have been ‘feverishly’ working on for the last week. ¬†I have given a few away as gifts as well as what you will see here. ¬†This is the same pattern as I used in this … Continue reading

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Caron’s Simply Soft, simply knit . . .


So here’s a thing I have been working on for about a week and a half or so. ¬†No pattern, just a concept. ¬†I chose my circular knitting needles size 11. ¬†Grabbed some Simply Soft yarn, color – grey, from … Continue reading

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New Crochet Books . . . \o/


I swear . . . no matter how long I live, it will never be long enough to do all the fabulous things I want to do with crochet (and/or knitting!). So, to add to that challenge, I have purchased … Continue reading

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The Uncluttered Lifestyle: Making Standard Binders Pretty


The Uncluttered Lifestyle: Making Standard Binders Pretty. This looks like such a fabulous idea! ¬†I have several binders full of crochet patterns that I have photo copied, or printed from the web. ¬†These binders look great, as well as being … Continue reading

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