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Bunny Pattern Collection

A video for a Bunny from a knitted square: 2. A video for a different bunny from a knitted square: (made using knitting machine, but gives you an idea on how to make it with needles) 3. And a tutorial and pattern for a crocheted bunny we made last year:  


Donation Project: Christmas 2015

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In November and December 2015 we will tackle a Christmas Donation to Anchorage Community Mental Health Services that works with people who are severely mentally ill such as schizophrenia, highly traumatized, or homeless, and so on. Our deadline is set for December 15th, so we can donate our items for Christmas. They need 12 hats for kids of different ages and 12 hats for adults. Over the years our group has collected some yarn; for this project I […]


Crochet Easter Bunny


This is a very cute Easter Bunny. We will work on in at our April Crochet Group. The tutorial is easy enough to successfully follow on your own, but we can finish it  up on Friday, April 3rd. Click here for a free pattern on A Green Dragonfly Blog.


Donation Complete! 20 Cowls!!!


  We donated these beautiful things on December 15, 2014. They were very warmly accepted by the Adolescent Residential Treatment Program for young girls ages 12 to 18. This is the picture of our little delegation and the Director of the Program on that night. What a wonderful feeling it is to give!     Thank you so much for making them, Irene, Tracy, Anna, Katerina, Vicky, and Tina!       Patterns for these […]


Christmas Project You Can Still Accomplish!


Several years ago, I made 12 snowflakes from crochet thread size 10 and gave them to my wonderful sister-in-law for Christmas. About a year later, I made some for my wonderful mother-in-law. They both like to use them on their Christmas tree. The pattern was complicated and I had to alter it to make it work for me. I still don’t know whether there was a mistake in the description or it was my inability […]


Cowls for Christmas Donation


We are going to make Christmas gifts for teenager girls in local drug recovery program (about 10-12 girls). These are only suggested ideas. Feel free to print out and bring to the crochet group to work on. If you have other ideas for cowls/scarfs that are easy and trendy, please bring them to share. I do have some donated yarn, but we will need to take a look at it together to see if it […]


Easter is Coming!


After tallying the results of the survey sent out in February, we determined that: We continue meeting on Thursdays 6-9 PM. We will introduce new stitch every Crochet Group. We will begin working on little projects for upcoming holidays. You are welcome to bring or not bring treats to the Crochet Group. I will provide basic snacks.   Crochet Group on Thursday, March 6th, 6-9 PM: We will learn a crab stitch. And these are […]


Our Interpretation of Dr.Seuss’ Anniversary


We have two news: one good and one bad!   The good news: WE MADE IT! After months and days of crochet, knit, and loom work by nearly 20 independent crocheters, we present THE THNEED! On February 6th, we had a lot of fun connecting our masterpiece together. And on February 21st we had fun trying it on.  As you can see it is completely versatile. There are no up or down sides and you […]


Crocheted Tiny Heart


Crocheted Tiny Heart by Briteloops Download your pattern in pdf format: Crocheted Tiny Heart_Feb2014 Materials: Simply Soft Yarn scraps in two colors Hook size 4.5 mm (7) Optional – hook of a smaller size for weaving end in. Optional – third color of yarn (for slip stitching another row on the front side)   Level: Easy   Legend: Ch = chain Sc = single crochet Hdc = half-double crochet Dc = double crochet Ss = slip […]

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