Entries from February 2005

Southern Crochet Ring

February 28th, 2005 · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

So I was over at Julie‘s blog perusing her sidebar and noticed Sherry‘s Southern Crochet Ring. How is it that I’ve thus far neglected to join this ring? Where are my manners? Well, I do hope I’ve rectified the situation. All y’all southern crocheters should come on by and join us; we’ll fix you some […]

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February 28th, 2005 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Two great links via Ull og tull. Inexpensive and Easy Sock Blockers: A photo tutorial showing how to make sock blockers from everyday plastic-coated wire coat hangers. De l’utilité des ballons dans la vie: A photo tutorial on using a balloon as a base to hand wind a center pull ball of yarn. And while […]

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What Holds Your Hooks?

February 25th, 2005 · 8 Comments · Hooks

Dawn asks, “What holds your hooks?” A carved-wood thrift store find and a small, brown coffee mug from my childhood. Edited to add: The mug was given to me by the woman to taught me to crochet. For travel, I use either an old, much-loved pencil case or the Pop Top from my secret pal. […]

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February 24th, 2005 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m finding myself increasingly attracted to sheep things. I’ve purchased these in the past few months. Is there any going back? I fear not! ;-) Clockwise from top: Wooden sheep with metal legs from World Market (Thanks for the tip, Marlo!), wooden sheep game (get the four ball bearings in the holes) from Pier 1, […]

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Get Sparkly

February 23rd, 2005 · 10 Comments · Hooks

Still lookin’ for those glittery plastic Skacel crochet hooks? They’re now available on the web, thanks to Chelsea, one of the fab members of Crochetville! click for larger When none of us could find these sparkly hooks anywhere online, Chelsea e-mailed her LYS, Y2Knit, which just so happens to have an online store as well, […]

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