Around-the-Bases (ATB)

Welcome!  Around-the-Bases is a crochet stitch sampler that turns YOUR favorite center block into an afghan.  It can be made with any square or rectangle motif, using any yarn weight.   … Continue reading

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Caron Cakes Craze!

This past weekend, my Facebook newsfeed got flooded with the news of Caron Cakes, and of course I had to go check them out at my local Michaels. They come … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Happy Granny Square Day!

Happy Granny Square Day, everyone!  You might have already figured out from my giant granny square, Around-the-Bases afghan, I am drawn to crochet patterns that go around and around vs … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Friends Around the World CAL – Origami Flower

I hope you enjoyed last week’s Petals and Diamonds pattern for Friends Around the World crochet along (CAL) organized by the CAL – Crochet A Long group.  Today I am thrilled to introduce you to … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends Around the World CAL – Petals and Diamonds

I am so excited to share my square for Friends Around the World crochet along (CAL) organized by the CAL – Crochet A Long group.  The Facebook group kindly hosted my  Around-the-Bases (ATB) CAL (which … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

LYS Field Trip – Yarn Dye

Last week, I wrote about the little field trip I took with a local yarn shop (LYS), WC Mercantile in Navasota, TX. I signed up for the workshop mainly because I wanted … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends Around the World CAL Week 6 – Sapphire Dream by Saraphir

Sapphire Dream by Saraphir Qaa-Rishi is the pattern for Week 6 of the Friends Around the World CAL, anniversary CAL for the Facebook group, CAL – Crochet A Long.  This pattern reminded me of a dream … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

LYS field trip – Alpaca

Last week, I took a field trip with a local little yarn shop, WC Mercantile in Navasota, TX. Navasota is nothing to write home about (sorry, locals…) and I had actually … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Friends Around the World CAL Week 5 – Textured Heart Square by Emily

The week 5 of the Friends Around the World CAL is a very unique Textured Heart Square by Emily Franks.  Emily designed the Star Wars Mystery CAL last year and was the very first featured designer … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Last Dance on the Beach CAL to start 4/20/2016

Last year, the crochet community lost a beautiful creative being, Marinke “Wink” Slump.  Many of us who were touched by her life through colorful creations are joining the CAL, Last Dance on the Beach on 4/20/2016. … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends Around the World CAL Week 4 – Vincent by Esther

Last week, Esther of It’s All in a Nutshell released her first ever crochet design, Stephan, which was named after her first born son.  And this week, she is introducing us to … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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