Brilliant Foliage Shawl

      I designed this triangular shawl to look like leaves falling down from a tree in the fall.  The nights are starting to get cool here in New England and a few trees have started to change.  Over the next 6 weeks there will be beautiful and breath-taking displays of all the colors of autumn – My daughters and I love to take ‘scenic detours’ on the way home from our many activities to take photos of the[Read more]

Crochetscene 2015

Have you seen this summer’s latest issue of Crochetscene? It is available here. There are all kinds of unique projects that you may not find in other publications.   The following 3 mesh projects I designed with the same mesh stitch pattern – They are great to make to use in the summer and fall or to give as gifts: Beach Tote which can be used as a Market Bag, too: Backpack Tote: and a Water Bottle Cozy:   All[Read more]

Butterfly Wall Art

Butterfly Wall Art   Have you tried crocheting with the super sparkly Red Heart yarn called, “Swanky”? The photo above does not do the sequins justice for they shimmer and shine from all angles of light.  I love that the sequins perfectly match the color of the yarn which comes in great jewel tones. Last summer (July 2014) when I designed and implemented a community yarn bomb for the Knit and Crochet Show (in honor of CGOA’s 20th anniversary), I tried[Read more]