Tag Archives: crochet

There are no stupid questions!


To start off 2014 I, Momma, want to share with you 20 questions and 20 answers about alpacas. These are questions we get asked all the time. I’m going in reverse order from a question or two to the most … Continue reading

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Sprint to the finish


As I’ve explained before, the family is off to Maui next week. Four days after we get back, we have a huge art show. So not only are we trying to do our pay-the-bills work and pack for a vacation, … Continue reading

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My favorite summer activity: crocheting blankets


It’s almost 90 out! I don’t have air conditioning! Let’s make us some blankets! I (Kirstin) am now working on my second blanket of the summer. This one is already coming out better than the last. I’m using the same … Continue reading

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Spring Throw Finished!


Kirstin here with an update on that blanket I was working on. I think it’s finally finished, and just in time. It’s supposed to be in the 90s next week. Crocheting an alpaca blanket in that weather, in my NOT … Continue reading

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Strip Tease


Kirstin here! Any other crocheters notice that their stitch gauge is completely different from day to day? Even using the same hook, yarn, and pattern, I might end up with a piece that’s two inches longer than the one I … Continue reading

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Forever Yours-Forever Scarves


I have been seeing them everywhere these days. When I finally had the time to knit a scarf for myself I chose to make one of these. I designed my forever scarf to match one of my  dressy blouses, and … Continue reading

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Finished ponchette


Finally! I finished the ponchette I’ve been working on for ages. I don’t think I could have done any better, given how unreliable the pattern was, but it still doesn’t look much like it was supposed to.   To add … Continue reading

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Great expectations


Two weeks have passed since I first posted about my “ponchette” project. Well, I’ve progressed far enough that I can say definitively: it’s not turning out as planned. It’s supposed to look like this: Drape-y, elegant, and lovely all around, … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue of the strong


Hello everyone, Kirstin here! We normally hear from Mom and Dad on Friday, but I’ve finally made appreciable progress on a project I’d like to share. I’m working on a “ponchette” (I’m pretty sure someone made up that word), which is … Continue reading

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Happy beginnings


Hi everyone, Kirstin here again. Long time no post! Remember the baby hat and booties I made a little bit ago? Well, it seems they are getting some use! Everyone, meet Clark Andrew, the newest member of our extended-extended family. I … Continue reading

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