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Ripping Out the Art Work

Shop update 5/20/21 Update to the shop. I was looming some pretty cat eyes but wasn’t happy about how they were turning out. Instead of using a pattern, I should have free-handed the art. It’s funny how I can see something, but can’t translate it into the end product I want. Not because of lack […]

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Crocheted Penguin

Presented by www.craftedbytw.com Cute little penguin is 4 inches tall Body Using black yarn Rnd 1: MC 6 Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around: 12sc Rnd 3: *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around: 18 sc Rnd 4-6: sc around: 18 sc Rnd 7: *sc in first […]

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Granny Square Variation

Free Pattern Really Free! My first crocheting experience was a making a granny square. There was an older lady named Kaysee who lived in the building across the way from where I lived. I would go to her house quite often and sit and talk with her. She would give me coffee with lots of […]

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Irish Rose Crochet Pattern

Irish Rose This pretty rose can be used as an embellishment for hats, purses, clothing and granny squares. It is rather simple to make and once you get the hang of it you can make dozens of them while watching your favorite shows. Irish Rose is a terrific way to use up leftover yarn. I […]

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The Pattern

How I Create Patterns Since my brain is full of stuff I cannot just start looming a new item without a pattern. Well, I guess I could, but it might not be a cohesive, recognizable thing. I do make patterns and I actually use several different methods to make a pattern before I loom. The […]

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CROCHET CLUSTER FLOWER

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 […]