BOSTON STRONG and the BOSTON RED SOX !

Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox for winning the World Series at home in Fenway Park!   Baseball is a great American sport.  I have wonderful memories of watching games on TV with my dad and going to several Yankees and Mets games in NY with him.  When I moved to New England, I started to root for the Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics along with my husband who has been a lifelong New England fan.  It has been fun[Read more]

I Love Yarn Day!

I love yarn so I decided to celebrate by installing some new yarn graffiti overlooking a beautiful river over which I often ride my bike. (see photo to the right) I made it in these colors as a tribute to the military men and women who serve, sacrifice and give their lives to protect our freedom. How are you going to celebrate?

Connemara Beauty – CGOA Design Competition

CONNEMARA BEAUTY Photo by Doris Chan – www.dorischancrochet.com   Here is my newest Celtic Knot design.  I entered it in the annual CGOA (Crochet Guild of America)’s Design Competition in the Fashion Category.  It won second place!  I was thrilled to hear this news from my crochet designer friends who were attending the Knit and Crochet Show in NC last weekend.  A list of all the winners and photos of all of the entries can be found on Doris Chan’s[Read more]

Blue Ribbons at the Fair for Crochet Coral Reef!

Fall is in full swing here in New England and it’s time for the traditional and fun state fairs. My daughters and I created a crocheted coral reef for a school project last spring after studying coral reefs and the creatures in them.  We had a great time experimenting with various yarns and stitches.  For this year’s Deerfield Fair we added some new projects made out of paper and fabric.   We were thrilled to see a blue ribbon hanging[Read more]