One of my first crochet projects was a thread filet crochet dresser scarf for my mother. I loved the delicate and crisp stitches. My next project was a bright green doily. Lace in thread is as gorgeous as filet crochet in thread, but both of these projects were home decor pieces. Hibiscus Tunic by Mimi...
My mother passed on to me the inability to sit still. Whether watching a movie, traveling, or visiting with friends, her hands were always busy spinning, knitting, or crocheting. And as soon as I was old enough, she attempted to pass her skills on to me. I was a decent but disinterested spinner, an abysmal...
Crochet Me Blog
May 9, 2011
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I geek out over antique crochet. I've been known to go into an antique shop and stare at a doily for what my husband describes as "longer than the person spent making it." So when I go visit my husband's aunt Betty at her ranch in Wyoming, I get a little lost. She collects antiques...
Sarah Read's Blog
Apr 27, 2011
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Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Some are purchased, some handmade, and some intangible. The best gift I ever received was given to me by my mother during my childhood years—a desire for knowledge. She also gave me a crochet hook and a set of knitting needles. I was hopeless with the knitting...