Tagged: Crochet

Life’s Little Rewards

Life’s Little Rewards

What is cooler than crocheting on the bus? Taking a picture of your crochet project while riding the bus. I may have mentioned it before, but I *heart* public transportation.  Crocheting while driving is difficult. And dangerous, I imagine. I was working on this crocheted scarf while running errands yesterday...

Cabin

Cabin

Log Cabin Crochet Rug Tutorial This previous weekend I cut out a quilt and pieced a back for another quilt.  How are these two related?  I am using some of the scraps from the quilt that I cut out to crochet a rug for my mom to bribe her to...

Simple Crocheted Necklace With Beads

Simple Crocheted Necklace With Beads

Samster Mommy is a blog that I just love. She makes the best high-end-inspired jewelry. When I read her stuff I always think, “Hey, I could do that!” So when a nice lady came into work the other night wearing a beaded crocheted necklace I thought, “Hey, I can do...

Crocheting for a Cause

Crocheting for a Cause

I’ve recently discovered the joys of “real yarn.” Where I grew up my yarn selections were limited to Red Heart from Walmart.  Later on I used Vanna’s Choice, which is nicer but still acrylic.  After discovering yarn shops with luxurious fibers I’ll never go back to acrylic yarn again.  But...

Prepare Your Plarn!

Prepare Your Plarn!

There is more to recycling plastic than dumping them in the bins outside the superstores.  You can make plarn! “Plarn” is plastic yarn made from crinkly plastic grocery sacks.  When crocheted up it makes a durable material that is strong, colorful, and easy to clean. In the next weeks I...