Category Archives: crochet

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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Relearning to Crochet

I’ve been trying to think of projects that weren’t labor intensive since I’m having back problems again.  My son and his family gave me a set of ergonomic crochet hooks for my birthday.  Then for some reason I started getting … Continue reading

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