January 17, 2008 – 4:24 pm
Today I bought these supplies to make two different gifts. Anyone care to guess what I’m making?
January 16, 2008 – 11:45 pm
Added a row to the mini skirt today. It seems to be coming out the right size. Bernat Super Value Solid in True Grey and Black. Mini Wrap Skirt from Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution.
January 15, 2008 – 8:12 pm
The bottom part of an open top mitten I’m making for my sister. In the background, my yarntainer and the beautiful lexie barnes Lady B. craft tote. This gives an excellent sense of the floral/skull print.
January 15, 2008 – 8:11 pm
My first Crafting 365 photo, from yesterday. This is my yarn for the Crochet Me Mini Wrap Skirt. I was re-winding it because I had to frog the whole skirt and start over.
December 28, 2007 – 1:38 pm
I found another post where a designer shares insight into her process. Back in October for the launch of the Crochet Me book, Robyn Chachula posted about her process at the crochet by faye blog. One thing I find especially reassuring is how simple Robyn’s drawings are, while still clearly illustrating the pattern design. I [...]
December 15, 2007 – 1:27 pm
In my first little bit of time playing at Ravelry, I was invited to join a group called the Crochet Liberation Front. Well, over at the blog, our grand poobah is awarding the “Set My Picot Free!” award for awesome crochet, and I won! I won for this, which is my own variation on the [...]
December 1, 2007 – 5:50 pm
I finished the waistband for the mini wrap skirt: In doing this and working up the swatches for the main part of the skirt I’ve learned something interesting: my gauge is completely inconsistent. For the waistband, the pattern recommends an H hook – I used an F. For the main skirt, it recommends a J [...]
November 24, 2007 – 1:44 pm
I’m participating in the Crochet Me Crochet Along, and the first project I’ve chosen is the Mini Wrap Skirt by Amy O’Neill Houck. I’m hoping to chronicle this endeavor at several points along the way. I really wanted to get started right away but I’m helping my boyfriend house-sit and I left my digital camera [...]
November 24, 2007 – 2:08 am
Crocheted in Bernat Soft Boucle in Natural and Soft Taupe. I picked out these colors just because they looked pretty, but the more I worked with them, the more I realized this was a project fated for my sister. From The Happy Hooker.