Finally Some Colder Weather

After a record setting day of 90 degrees around Wednesday of this week, I was so glad to wake up Thursday to actual cooler temperatures. This fall has been so warm, dry, and not fun. I mean, I have a lot of crocheting to do for Christmas. I need cooler weather for motivation. After having…

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Crocheting for Christmas

So in September, I made a list of what I wanted to do to get ready for Christmas. It included about 1/4 of the gifts I wanted to make for December. Unfortunately I got very little of my list finished. Now I need to add to the list and make up my September goals. I…

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Fall Fair

With summer finally over, it is time to start thinking about all the great fall activities that are fast approaching. Since I have started crocheting, I have wanted to display something at the fair. Each year I seem to forget until I see advertisements for the fair. This year is shaping up to be no…

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Squidward Crochets?

While watching an episode of Spongebob Squarepants, I noticed the Squidward was reading an issue of Modern Crochet. I was able to use my camera to get a picture of it. Not to critique but I’ve never crocheted with knitting needles before. Still it was kind of nice to see crochet ‘featured’ on Spongebob. There…

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Kirby’s Epic Yarn

As I was reading about the video games that were showcased during E3(Electronics Games expo in Los Angeles), one really caught my attention. Kirby’s Epic Yarn for the Wii just seems like a game that I would enjoy. Kirby is a pretty well-know video game character. Now he has been transformed into a yarn figure…

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National Crochet Month

March is National Crochet Month. It’s a also National Craft Month. The two really go hand in hand especially for me as most of my crochet is crafty items. To celebrate, I plan on crocheting as I’m sure many crocheters will be doing. I also plan to continue teaching my husband how to crochet. I’ve…

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Gift Ideas for Crocheters

Stuck on a gift idea for someone who crochets? Here are a few ideas of gifts that will be appreciated. Stitch Markers – it doesn’t matter how many you have, it never seems to be enough. Crochet hooks – a nice hand-carved hook makes a lovely gift that will be treasured. Crochet hook holder –…

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Has it been that long…

since I posted anything here? Sorry for that. A lot of projects I’ve been working on I need to wait until after Christmas. Last year I had wanted to crochet some Christmas gifts and got about half done of what I had planned. This year I hope my percentage is higher. This weekend I need…

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Welcome

Welcome to CrochetMae! I’ve been crocheting for a little over a year but learned over 20 years ago from my grandmother Palmae.  Oh how I wish I had been more interested and not so discouraged when my granny square was more of a granny circle. I would totally rock by now with mad crochet skills….

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