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Learning to Crochet

I’ve had tradies in for weeks, so haven’t had a chance to felt. Having a rare bit of quiet time the other day, I thought ‘why not give crocheting another go?’ After about 8 videos, I remembered why! I did … 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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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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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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Easing into the Third Quarter Challenge

I’m working on some projects for the Third Quarter Challenge, but had completed this project earlier which also falls into the Second Quarter Challenge. While going through some old craft boxes, I found a piece of crochet I did many, … Continue reading

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