Category Archives: Crochet

Pretty Kitty

I’ve expressed my huge respect and admiration for PlanetJune in the past. She comes up with really fabulous animal crochet patterns, and I adore them. Her most recent set of patterns are cats. I’ve stitched up one of the patterns, … Continue reading

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Creativity Course

I’m in the middle of a winter funk and not feeling very creative. So, I’m so glad I came across this little course: Four Steps to Recover Your Inner Creative Genius. It is being put out by the people behind … Continue reading

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Cowl Complication

It is amazing how much of a difference moving just 30 minutes north makes. The morning temperatures are about 2-3°C colder up here than in the city, and it sure makes a difference in the morning. Poor little man hates … Continue reading

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Needlework News

It is time for another edition of Needlework news, my round-up of interesting knitting, crochet and needlework news stories from around the world. Teaching Traditional Indian Embroidery  – The Hindu (an English-language Indian daily newspaper) shared the story of Sheela … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs

My goodness, the year sure is moving fast. Can you believe that Easter is just around the corner? Thankfully, I have the little man’s Easter basket goodies well in hand, but I haven’t started decorating yet. But, I have been … Continue reading

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Kitty Hat

I’ve been taking a break from knitting for the last little while because of the pain in my hand. But, thankfully, I can still pick up a crochet hook and doing some hooking for short periods of time. I made … Continue reading

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Basset Hound

I’ve been crocheting again! Here is a lovely little basset hound: The pattern is from PlanetJune (who else?). And the yarn is Bernat Satin. The picture is terrible. I used some very harsh winter afternoon sun. The colours are actually … Continue reading

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