Tag Archives: crochet books

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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the Beaded Edge . . . the Video That Sparked My Love of Beaded Crochet ♥


If you didn’t already know . . . I love working with beads and crochet.  I thought perhaps I might just spark a love of beaded crochet for you too!  I purchased the book shown in the video, ‘the Beaded Edge’, … 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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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things, From 2012


It’s the little things that keep me going. Happy New Year everybody . . . love, GMa Ellen

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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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Crochet Noro: 30 Dazzling Designs (Sixth & Spring Books) [Hardcover]


“For more than 40 years, Noro has been a source of fabulously inventive yarns prized by knitters around the world for their incomparable colors, patterns, and luxury.Crochet Noro presents 30 vibrant designs from such top designers as Lily Chin, Yoko Hatta, … Continue reading

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Motif Magic. A Work-in-progress . . .


So, I’m just gonna throw this out there and see how it looks.  I have been stuck on making cowls as of late.  They are just so . . . pretty!  And they don’t take forever to make.  I began … Continue reading

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From My Library – the Beaded Edge 2, “Spring Mimosa” in Pink, with Pearly White Beads


I was very excited when I received my new book the Beaded Edge 2, by Midori Nishida. I have been studying it for weeks now.  (I purchased my copy from Amazon.com) I kept coming back to this design, so today . . . … 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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