Merry Mistletoe

Can you believe Thanksgiving has gone by and it’s time to get ready for Christmas? Our family loves to start decorating for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving.  We have a great time going to cut our tree down at a local farm and spending the rest of the weekend putting up our Christmas décor.  Today I look forward to putting up this decoration I designed – Merry Mistletoe.   Its sprigs (made out of Red Heart Soft Yarn) will never wither[Read more]

Crochet Pumpkin Votive from Newspaper Bag

I come from a long line of creative and crafty women so I was brought up to always think ‘outside-the-box’ and look at things in a unique way – and that includes what went through my mind when I saw this on our doorstep each rainy Sunday:  This could make a neat crochet project! I had made “plarn” (yarn made with strips of plastic bags) before and experimented a little.  I have not done much since it seemed to take so much[Read more]

Ladies Night Out Crochet Class

   Our Ladies Night Out Crochet Class had a great time this fall.  We learned a variety of stitches that we made into squares and practiced several techniques, such as: color changes and joining squares.   Ali and Jenn are crocheting away and getting inspiration from a pattern book. Reshea and Elisha enjoyed crocheting together as mother and daughter – even though one is left-handed and the other right-handed! 🙂   Marie and Mona made several beautiful squares.     [Read more]