Category Archives: Crochet

Crochet On My Last Day

I worked for months making delicate “granny squares” out of thread. I finished a “poncho,” which I blocked in time to wear for my last day at school. My neighbor, good friend, and food guru Wendi Hiebert, snapped a few … Continue reading

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Put a Pin On Your Wrong Side

. I’ve joined a number of my larger squares to get a feel for the crochet fabric I am creating. The safety pin marks the wrong side, where I have woven in my eensy-weensy threads. It is a reminder,  so … Continue reading

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Mathematically Precise and Diaphanous

. I am grinning as I think of people puzzling over my blog post title, but it will soon become clear. I am still on a crochet binge. I started our with a 1 mm crochet hook, and realized I … Continue reading

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This One Is For Paulann

. Paulann, from Growthlines, commented that my photo of blocked crochet looked like a piece of art. I decided to play with it a little more, and see where that took me. .This digital design has a decidedly textile-ish look, … Continue reading

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Eureka!

. I’ve said before that I love to crochet. I’m making a little poncho type shawl (it won’t fall off your shoulders) and needed to block it. I saw the idea on someone’s blog  (wish I could remember where so … Continue reading

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A Receiver Beware Christmas

. No, this is not larvae, it is a closeup of scarf number two. Scarf number one and two are completely crocheted, and three is well on its way. Yes, I am quite focused at the moment. Crochet is addictive ~ watching … Continue reading

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Scarves Are Ubiquitous in Paris, Darling

.I am quickly crocheting a lovely scarf–I’m not sure who it will be a gift for, yet, but I have every intention of making a couple scarves before boxing day. I used a pattern by Doris Chan, one of my … Continue reading

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Dream Class

. A very good case is made for assembling a dream team in “Making Your Dreams Come True,” by Marcia Weider: You want to simplify the journey to having your dream . . . . If you’re part of a … Continue reading

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Engaged

  January, 2011, I decided to join the Sketchbook Challenge. I did so, quite frankly, with reluctance. Why? I am driven to pick up on and follow threads, clues, intuitions that capture my attention and await expression. Whatever I may have … Continue reading

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Money Is No Option

At least that’s how I act when at a vendor’s mall, as the one I attended today proved once again. I bought some lovely new books, including Maggie Grey‘s latest, Mixed Media: New Studio Techniques, which is as yet unavailable even … Continue reading

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