Archive for the 'crochet' Category

basket weave

December 8th, 2010

I crocheted a scarf for dad using Patons Classic Wool yarn and a 5mm/H hook. It used just over two balls (205m/223yds/100g/3.5oz) of New Denim color. It’s a pretty cool color. One thing that I may do next time is choose a less dense stitch. Such dense stitching made the scarf quite thick and not [...]

for the man

January 8th, 2010

So I finally finished the blanket I started last winter for Hans. He likes it a lot, I think. =) The pattern was titled “For the Man” from my pattern book “50 Sensational Crochet Afghans & Throws”. I used Lion Brand Homespun yarn as specified on the pattern in color #320 Regency. The front post [...]

project one

March 8th, 2008

I finished my first crochet project ever about a week ago. It’s not perfect, but it was made with love. I’m giving it to Alex, how exciting! Here’s a picture of it. (approx 30″x30″) It was a pattern on the yarn label, but I made some changes because I thought it was too small.

crochet take two

January 20th, 2008

I tried crocheting sometime last year, but it never amounted to anything since the supplies I purchased were horrible for beginners. Last Friday, I tried again to crochet. Our church is having a women’s get-together every other week to learn knitting and crocheting. What fun! Apparently, crochet directions are like a foreign language, so as [...]