Category Archives: Crochet

Book Review – Crochet Stores: E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker

Crochet Stories: E. T. A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker by Lindsay Smith is the first book in Dover Publication’s new Crochet Stories series. Each book presents a story (or series of stories) and interweaves it with crochet patterns for the story’s … Continue reading

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Little Froggie

My little man is starting to get to the age where he isn’t so interested in toys that I can crochet or knit for him. I’m a bit disappointed that I did make more crochet dinosaurs or more clothing for … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival Fall 2015 – Day 3

I’ve survived another day, but just barely. I had a full day of classes, from 9am all the way to 8pm, with just two one hour breaks. And there is still two more days to go. *dies* My first class … Continue reading

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Santa’s Journey Stocking Update

Well, it is August 4th. Do you think I managed to finish Santa’s Journey Stocking? No… But I did make some pretty good progress. I just have the stitching in the toe area to finish and the cuff. I’ve already … Continue reading

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Stitch and Connect

Since you are reading my blog (and most likely have one of your own), you know how great the internet is at helping stitchers connect. Well, the most recent issue of Cross Stitch Collection (April 2015, #247) has a great … Continue reading

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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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