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 of ability. I have that….

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 sugar and cream. We would…

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 Idea The first step is…