Adorable crocheted figures inspired by characters from Tolkien's Middle-earth.
There are a wide variety of knitting and crochet patterns available for projects inspired by The Lord of the Rings including wearables appropriate for humans, elves, and dwarves. My favorites are for gauntlets, shawls, helmets, and – surprise! – beards. NOTE: Any pattern that I link to is something I thought looked cool. I don't... Continue Reading →
I saw this video on how to make an argyle pattern with a crochet stitch and got all excited. I had to try it. I went through my stash and found a yarn I thought would work (based on their explanations) but after several tries, I hadn't succeeded. Determined to make something using this fun technique,... Continue Reading →
I learned a lot making my contribution for the All We Are Saying peace blanket. As soon as I started, I should have known geometry would rear its ugly head. All I wanted to do was make a circle in a square using yarn. MISTAKE NUMBER ONE: Deciding to make a circle. Crochet rocks flat... Continue Reading →