I was asked the other day, what is an Afghan? Now, this question was asked in a facebook group dedicated to crochet, and I know what popped straight into my head, me being a self confessed Hooker. But the word covers so much more and it very much depends upon who you ask, as to … Continue reading What is an Afghan?
If you were to fill a room with serious Knitters and Crocheters and ask those who do not have a HUGE stash to step forward, what do you think the outcome would be? Sure there may be one, or two who step forward as their stash is small and controlled. But maybe they have only … Continue reading Help! I’m addicted to W.I.P.S and Yarn!
Most people have probably seen the ads for the American Express card in which the motto is, 'Don't leave home without it'. Yes, a few of you are nodding as you know the ads I mean! Well for us die-hard crochet maniacs, while a credit card is a very important thing to have on hand, … Continue reading When you forget to pack your crochet and life happens!
Sounds great in theory! And I always have grand ideas that seem to take forever from idea to completion. Last huge idea I had took over two years to complete, and I think I am sizing myself up for a similar experience. I bought yarn for a large size Afghan approximately a year ago. For … Continue reading Crochet! Go big, or go home!
Lately, I have been making bags! I made the 'Billy Thunder' Tote and was pleased with that (and I got to play with beads, which is always a good thing.)! Billy Thunder Tote Next was my Re-mojonation purse/bag and I was super happy with that one. Re-mojonation bag Then I moved on to 'Field of … Continue reading Crochet Bags, bags and more bags!
I am working on something for myself at the moment. I wasn't going to write the pattern up, but I just could not help myself. At this stage I am nineteen pages into the pattern and almost finished the design. I am pretty chuffed with how it is turning out, and I have found these … Continue reading Why didn’t I use my yarn winder!
Freeform Crochet is about letting go and throwing all those rules and patterns out the window! If you are like me, you only ever read instructions on anything (and I mean anything), if there is no other choice. In Freeform, there are no rules, no instructions. If I want to put that stitch there I … Continue reading Freeform Crochet! Where is that Pattern?