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Or in this case, on my crochet hook. It has been years since I’ve done any crochet, and when I first picked this up, I remembered why. I was trying to use a basic metal crochet hook. It was slippery, I couldn’t seem to get a firm hold on it, and when I did, the hook wouldn’t hook the yarn. My fingers were getting cramped from holding the hook, and my mood was getting really bad since I was getting so frustrated. Fast forward one day and a visit to my local yarn shop, and the problem ...read more
This book is divided into different sections, including Begin at the Beginning, Knitting Basics, Taking the Next Step: More Complex Knitting, Crochet Basics, and Final Helps. This book also includes a resource guide and a glossary.
284 pages. Copyright 1999. Softcover. The book is in fair condition.
I have always had a fascination for feathers. I might go so far as to call it a Feather Fetish. For many years, I was under the impression that somewhere in my Family Tree there was a Native American branch...or at least a twig. My imagination ran wild when I learned that my 2X Great Grandmother's ... read more
Lately, I have been pretty wrapped up in Twining on my LibbyLuLa Loom. I still am...but, then I saw something 'Shinny'...that's what HiHoney says when I loose focus and ... read more
I knew you would want to see what I have been up to, so here are some pics and stories for you!
Although quilting is what I blog about the most, personally I enjoy crochet just as much. I almost always have two crochet projects going on at any one time. It is fun to have one project that challenges and grows my skills and a second one that falls into the "social crochet" category. This type of crochet is portable and easily done in situations that do not require a great deal of concentration and counting - such as riding in the car, or while visiting with others.
This past summer I did a lot of social crochet and loved every minute ...
I did take time out to go to the McKinney Trade Days (flea market) today with my buddy Joellen. I have a real love for vintage linens and these beauties ... read more