Cafe Crochet a Success!

After several days a power outage in our area, it was such a treat to snuggle down at our crochet workshop, Cafe Crochet. We had coffee, muffins, tea, hot cocoa and moms and daughters ready to spend the morning together while learning something new. We learned interesting facts about crocheting, made some jewelry and a pocketbook accessory and searched for small scale “yarn bombs” throughout the building. We hope to have more Cafe Crochet fun in the spring! Here is[Read more]

Coral Shrug

I enjoy watching episodes of “Uncommon Threads” – They have many interesting guests with creative projects. One week they had a woman demonstrate how to make a shrug very simply and she included several variations on the basic pattern. I used her idea and created my own design in a child size version for one of my daughters – it turned out so well that I tried one in my size shown here. It works up very quickly since I[Read more]

More Backyard Yarn Grafitti

One afternoon this summer I had about an hour to rest and relax in my hammock. The weather was perfect – perfect for laying on a hammock and crocheting. I decided to create another “yarn bomb” for the many trees in our yard. I simply started by crocheting a rectangle with some dark blue Super Saver yarn. I just used the DC stitch. Then I worked in the lime green color around the middle of the row in a pattern[Read more]