Crochet category

  • Most Popular Project of All-Time

    Yesterday, we looked back at the most popular projects from 2015. Now let’s look at the most popular projects of all-time (based on page views). 1. Owl Granny Square 2. Circle Scarf 3. Shark H...
    Dec 31, 2015 2 Comments

  • 74 Christmas Ornament Tutorials

    Wednesday we shared a wrap-up of our latest twenty-four ornament tutorials, but we know you want more. Here are seventy-four more tutorials to cover your tree with handmade goodness. Row 1: Felt Gnome...
    Dec 07, 2015 1 Comment

  • Minnesota State Fair 2015

    Labor Day Weekend is over and the Minnesota State Fair is done for another year. It was a great year for entries in Creative Activities and I took lots of pictures to share with you. (For things I cou...
    Sep 10, 2015 15 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #15 – Crochet Embellished Tee

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something tiny. Is this tiny enough? Crochet flowers not even as big as a penny. I’d never done crochet with thread, just worsted weight yarn...
    Aug 04, 2015 No Comments

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • 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

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