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A Beautiful Baby Afghan

Many, many months ago, I finished a baby afghan for a young couple having their first baby. I figure that I’d better post about the afghan before the child is old enough to go to college! Ha. Most of you know that I came back to crochet after a 20+ year absence. The pattern for […]

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Project Updates

After a long absence and lack of promised updates, I’m here to catch you up on the latest happenings in the crafting arena! First things first. Although it is stopped at the moment, I am halfway through a beautiful Aran (rhymes with Cairn, like the terrier, and also hails from Scotland) crochet project. It is […]

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Hummingbird Birthday

This year, my mother turned 88. Oh, and a couple months before the big day, she kindly mentioned that she would love something crocheted…and oh by the way, blue was her favorite color. Subtlety was never Mom’s strong suit. So, what to do? I had been wanting to learn filet crochet for a while. An […]

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A New Shawl

Who doesn’t love the look of a shawl? It’s a great way to dress up a plain outfit. It’s a nice way to add a pop of color. It’s also a light cover when there is a chill in the air. Admittedly, that hasn’t happened yet in Austin this year, even though it’s now officially […]

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A Tale of Two Coasters

All through my youth, I remember my grandmother crocheting things. She made many afghans for the grandkids over the years. I remember finally getting to the age where I could request an afghan in the colors of my choice! That was a big deal, because it was a mark that you had grown up enough […]

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