The free Beaux Jestes Socks by Tracy St. John are a perfect stash busting project. These socks use small amounts of several colors of fingering-weight yarn. Flowers buds are beginning to poke their heads above ground and the warm weather is begging me to open the windows and air the house out. I love...
Hot temperatures and humidity are here again. It's time to pack the crocheted sweaters and hats away in the back of the closet and wait for the cooler temperatures of late fall and winter. But maybe not. Known for its lace, crochet is the perfect technique to create summer garments. And the inherently...
If February has a color, I would say it is red-from deep burgundy reds to bright candy apple reds. During February we wear red to promote women's heart health, and red is the color most frequently associated with Valentine's Day. Red is a color that gets noticed, and I think that everyone needs...
I love hats! No really, I'm not just saying that; I have hats stuffed into every corner of my closet. I have bowler hats, newsboy caps, baseball hats, and I'm on the lookout for a good top hat. But my favorite hats to make and wear are crochet hats. Crochet hats are the perfect way to learn a...
Crochet Me Blog
Jan 27, 2011
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To me, January 1 represents a clean slate, the opportunity to start anew. Every year on that day I feel as if I can accomplish anything. During the last two days of the old year I spend some time creating goals for the coming year. Certain things tend to reappear every year. There will always be a goal...
Crochet Me Blog
Dec 30, 2010
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I love when the new project samples for each issue of Interweave Crochet appear at the office. I wore the Pink Lady Scarf for at least 2 hours before boxing it up to send to the tech editor. A couple of weeks ago, I spied a beautiful rose beret on the shelf behind me where we store all of the Interweave...