Nov
12
2014

Christmas Project You Can Still Accomplish!

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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 […]

Oct
8
2014

Cowls for Christmas Donation

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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 […]

Jul
7
2014

Lollie Snowballs

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Find printer friendly pattern here:  LollieBalls_pattern Materials: Red Heart Yarn – several colors Crochet Hook – any size between 4.5 mm and 6 mm Batting – any kind Size: Anywhere from 2.5 – 4 inches depending on thickness of yarn and size of hook. Level: Easy Legend: ch = chain dc = double crochet sc = single crochet ss = slip stitch dc decrease = yarn over (yo), put hook into the next stitch, yo, […]

Jun
23
2014

Orange Hat For Elaine

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Printer Friendly PDF:  Elaine_orange_hat_pattern Materials: 3.25 mm five double pointed knitting needles Crochet hook about the same size for finishing (optional) Scissors Lion Brand Yarn: Micro Spun or any other soft yarn of the same thickness (size 6 or 4mm knitting needles) Size: Newborn (this one is for a 6-7 lbs. baby) Special Stitches: C2F (cable stitch) = Slip one stitch purlwise to a cable needle, and hold to the front of the work.  Knit […]

Mar
27
2014

(Quiet Book)

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Мы нашу тихую книгу хорошо растрепали за ее 4-5 лет жизни. Если кому-то покажется слишком скучной или некрасивой – что делать. Наш опыт показал, что она оказалась очень любимой. Удачи. Если есть вопросы, пишите, задавайте. Вот ссылка для печати или загрузки на компьютер:  quiet book     Арина

Feb
28
2014

Easter is Coming!

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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 […]

Feb
28
2014

Our Interpretation of Dr.Seuss’ Anniversary

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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 […]

Feb
7
2014

Crocheted Tiny Heart

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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 […]

Feb
5
2014

7 Valentine’s Day Crochet Projects for You

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  Love these ideas for Valentines Day! Some of them have links to patterns and some of them do not.     1. http://www.favecrafts.com/Valentines-Day/Valentine-Chocolates-Crochet-Pattern-from-Red-Heart-Yarn     2. This one has a link to a website with the video tutorial pattern, but it says that the video is temporarily unavailable.  Here it is in case it’s back up and working:  http://thingsbright.com/bright-things-crochet-heart-tassel-by-elizabeth-cat/     3. This one is clever. Go to the link to see the pattern […]

Jan
15
2014

Thneed, Thneed, Thneed…..Almost There

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Last week we had a great Crochet Group. Since the Thneed* idea interested us in October 2013, we have made a huge progress making it.. In fact, we are almost done! I thank so you, many fellow crocheters, for active participation and making this project a reality! Out of 30 parts, we have made 29! In the drawing below you can see our progress over the last three months. White color indicates that this particular […]

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