Category Archives: crochet

Lace and Stars

After trying a few lace crochet samples, I finally graduated from making crochet samples to actually making things.  But first the lace.  This lilac one is Marielle lace which would be ideal for an airy scarf. The Duchess lace is … Continue reading

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More Crochet Adventures

I took up Lyn’s challenge to crochet a wool bowl then felt it.  I got as far as making a small bowl.  I haven’t had time to felt it yet, but will show you the results when I do.  It’s … Continue reading

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So What Have I Made Lately?

I know I’ve been a little crochet sample crazy lately.  But I have actually made some crochet beanies. On April 11, our newest Grandson Ken arrived about 8 weeks early.  So, I was inspired to make some little hats. Not … Continue reading

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More Crochet Textures

I continue to be fascinated with the variety of textures that be created with crochet. While some look similar there are subtle variations that make them unique. This is the Crunch stitch.  It is a tight pattern that looks similar … Continue reading

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Finishing a Vase Cover

Last year I made a couple of vase covers using hand dyed Domestic 56 wool from Cathy (Luvswool).  Normally, I like the bright colors, but I really liked these subtle natural colors. Here is front and back. But it seemed … Continue reading

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Shaping up the Crochet

Now that I’ve learned the crochet basics, I’ve challenged myself to follow instructions to learn to make shapes. I guess I’m really thinking spring because I first tried flowers using two different methods.  I like the yellow one better since … Continue reading

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Discovering Textures in Crochet

After learning the basic crochet stitches, I have adventured in practicing more  complicated stitches with unique texture.  You know me always looking for texture and dimension. The first one I tried was the Mini Bean Stitch.  It took a bit … Continue reading

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