Crochet category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 11

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is for the crocheters. There are lots of...
    Aug 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • Texel Island Sheep and Other Dutch Yarns

    My barge and biking trip to North Holland last week included a trip to the island of Texel. Located off the upper tip of the Netherlands in the North Sea, Texel is home to fishermen, tourists on seasi...
    Jun 06, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 6 – Crocheted Bowls

    Some of you may think that I create the Iron Craft challenges based on something I already know I want to make. The truth is, typically I have no idea what I am going to make for the challenge. Take t...
    Mar 25, 2014 5 Comments

  • What We’re Pinning

    It’s been awhile since I shared what Susi and I have been pinning, so let’s take a look… I love this Nelson Ball Clock from Design Within Reach, but at $375 I’m wondering if I...
    Feb 07, 2014 2 Comments

  • 2013′s Favorite Projects

    It’s that time of year when we look back to see what projects were our readers’ favorites over the last year (based on the number of views).  Some are new this year and some are favorites...
    Dec 30, 2013 No Comments

  • Project: Snowflake Christmas Tree Skirt

    Some point over the years the tree skirt Matt and I had was ruined by water. I’ve been meaning to make a new one for us, but haven’t been really inspired. Then I saw the tutorial for Flann...
    Dec 05, 2013 9 Comments

  • Handmade Holiday Gifts for the Home

    Help someone spruce up their home with a handmade gift they can use in the kitchen, living room, dining room or anyplace that needs that special touch. 1. Willow branch candleholder 2. City light l...
    Nov 13, 2013 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 #12 – Crocheted Stone Tablecloth Weights

    For this challenge Elle of Elle’s New England Kitchen asked us to make something to use at a picnic. Between just getting back from Ireland and getting the house ready to show I wasn’t sur...
    Jun 18, 2013 6 Comments

  • Yarn Inspiration

    Look what I found on Etsy. That makes me swoon. This is Erica Heftmann’s site, Color Shift Yarn Couldn’t you just go right off a high dive for THAT?!? Or THAT! Triple flip off the 3 mete...
    Jun 13, 2013 1 Comment

  • Spring Projects

    I know April showers bring May flowers, but maybe we can help move things along a little bit, at least in our craft rooms! Here are some of our favorite floral and spring projects. Crocheted Flower P...
    Apr 02, 2013 No Comments

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