Category Archives: Crafting

Craft Room Bits

    Parts of my craft room are interesting.  The goal is for the entire place to be fun and functional.  Getting there!

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Crochet: I Can Do This

Figure A, B, C,D My previous projects….

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Crochet: WTF

I’ve been working away on my “scarf”.  My “double crochet” moves are improving, yet my work as always looks NOTHING like the picture in the book. Aaaahhhhhggggg. Thought I’d get a picture before I rip it out again.

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Crochet Fail: Half Double Crochet Bracelet

If I had a Crochet Blog, I would have to call it Crochet Fails.  Luckily I am sticking with my all things under the sun blog. I decided to force myself to push through  making the Friendship Bracelet from my … Continue reading

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Why Crochet?

I used to think I preferred Crochet over Knitting because one hook seemed easier to coordinate than two, and there seemed to be less counting.  As I’ve been working on these projects, I dug out all of my books with … Continue reading

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Just Start Over

I think there’s a technical term for yanking out your stitches and starting from scratch when things go south.  I should familiarize myself with this word. I prepped for the Half Double by watching a couple of YouTube videos.  This … Continue reading

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Crochet: Half Double and I’m in Trouble

The next project in my book is a Friendship Bracelet using Half Double Crochet (which I don’t know). It weaves in beads to make it extra tricky.   I’m temporarily stalled while I search my in the process of reorganization … Continue reading

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Crochet for Bozos: Scrunchie

The second project in my book uses single crochet to attach yarn chains to a common, previously boring Scrunchie. It was good practice mostly as I tried to keep a looser tension on the yarn (somehow I like to keep … Continue reading

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Crochet: Square One

Here we are in the doldrums (I think) of winter and I feel the desire to be crafty. You may recall the tragedy of my being unable to make a Granny Square though I’ve done them in the past. I … Continue reading

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