Surprising Back Story Surprising Back Story is the topic for this months writer;s club. I chose to write a true story rather than a fictional character although I took a lot of shall we say creative liberties. This even did happen over 30 years ago. While the gist and some of the details are still fresh in my mind, I…
I am making a blanket using these really wonderful Crochet Cluster Flowers. They are called cluster because the petals are made by clustering Double Triple Crochet (dtr) together. The pattern may sound a bit daunting, but once you get the hang of it you can make a ton of these just watching TV. Adding to a granny square, fastening to…
Temperature crocheting/knitting is part of the Data Craft movement. It is making something depicting data of some sort.
Even with emphysema, I run into folks who are on oxygen or need lung transplants or even have some of their lung removed. So yea it can always be worse.
Yea, I Don’t Really Check Gauge, But I Should I have to admit that I am horrible at checking gauge when crocheting. I also have to admit that I haven’t really made clothing. To me it would be super important to check your gauge when making clothing. Not doing so is how you get one sleeve longer than the other….
I really want to talk about a really fun stitch for me, the tulip stitch. I do hope you enjoy making this crochet stitch. It is pretty and the possibilities are endless for its use
Any one who crochets as much as I do always ends up with those bits of yarn that are too much to toss, but too little for a full project.
Last month was rather eventful for me. I was invited to participate in a program to screen patients for lung cancers. I fit the criteria of being over 55 (just barely) and a former smoker. One had to be over 55 and either a former smoker within 15 years or currently smoking. You also had to have COPD. While I…
That sounds totally selfish and really it is. I mean smoking IS selfish so quitting smoking has to be doubly selfish.
Zara was stunned. Armad Bates was the director of the GCD. She had heard that people who met Armad Bates were never seen from again. People called him the Butcher