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Archive for the ‘06.Winter 2012’ Category

An Afghan for Daisy by Melissa Mall

An Afghan for Daisy

It all started one day at church. I was carrying a new granny square bag I had made, so when an older woman I barely recognized came up to me and asked, “Excuse me – did you make that?!” I was proud to say, “I did.”

An Interview with Laurie Wheeler

Interview with Laurie Wheeler

Longtime crocheter Laurie Wheeler, aka the “Fearless Leader,” is best known for the creation of the CLF (the Crochet Liberation Front) but is also a writer, blogger, designer, editor, and mother of two.

Pax by Aoibhe Ni

Indie Spotlight: Aoibhe Ni

Irish crochet designer Aoibhe Ni (that’s pronounced AY-vah – like Ava, although in person she’ll answer to almost anything if you’re making an effort) has been crocheting since she learned how at age twelve or thirteen.

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Sioda Purse

I love crocheting with different things and embroidery cotton gives a beautiful luxury finish perfect for gifts. This little purse is quick to make from readily available supplies, with a modern color block style.

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Snowflake Ice Scraper Mitt

No more cold hands while cleaning your windshield! Slip your hand into this cozy mitt and keep the harsh wind away. This pattern is a great way to recycle an old damaged wool sweater.

Combining Felting with Crochet by Darleen Hopkins

Combining Felting with Crochet

Question: What do you get when you combine an old wool sweater, a washing machine and a little imagination?

Answer: Anything!

Frost Line Mittens by Mrs. Micawber

Frost Line Mittens Beaded Bookmark or Ornament

In my family we love to give books as gifts. This year every book I give will come with a little something extra – the quick and simple Frost Line Mittens bookmark. These tiny mittens also make adorable ornaments or gift toppers.

Dragonslayer Scarf by Julia Schwartz

Dragon Slayer Scarf

by Julia Schwartz Photos: Julia Schwartz Difficulty: Intermediate With my move to a colder climate drawing nearer, I have started a collection of scarves and warmer things in general. I wanted a scarf that was thick and cozy, but had a lacy look to it at the same time. This pattern is what resulted. The […]

Her Textured Scarf by Anastacia Zittel

Her Textured Scarf

By Anastacia Zittel Model: Anastacia Zittel Photos: Jon Zittel I came up with the idea of matching scarves because hubby and I love to wear matching shirts when we take day trips or vacations, but don’t really have anything matching for the colder, winter months. Our styles are different enough that I didn’t want to […]

His & Hers Textured Scarves by Anastacia Zittel

His Textured Scarf

By Anastacia Zittel Model: Jon Zittel Photos: Anastatcia Zittel I came up with the idea of matching scarves because hubby and I love to wear matching shirts when we take day trips or vacations, but don’t really have anything matching for the colder, winter months. Our styles are different enough that I didn’t want to […]

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