Category Archives: crochet

My Great-Grandmother’s Crochet

Found among my treasures this weekend was a small roll of tissue paper containing my great-grandmother’s crocheted doilies. I gingerly unrolled the lot and found them to be in excellent condition–a testament to her and certainly not to my storage … Continue reading

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Jean’s Crochet Creations!

I have a lovely yarn’in partner-in-crime in NY. She is a crocheter, not a knitter, and yet, we get along swimingly. So, don’t let all of those artificial divisions get you down! I made some handspun for JeanĀ and she made … Continue reading

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Crochet at Alcatraz??

That’s right folks, the fiber arts were alive and well in the world-famous prison. We recently took a trip to sunny (and cold!) San Francisco for a week and we managed some time at Alcatraz, which was super interesting. My … Continue reading

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