Well that was quite a storm! I’m here on my second snow day from work. I haven’t left my apartment since last Friday. Well, I’ve gone for walks around the neighborhood but otherwise I have been cooped up. And there are only so many times one can rearrange bookshelves. (Last count: 3.) Like any crochetholic,…… Continue reading Cabin Fever Crochet 2016
Another great summer crochet project: Tote bags. Last summer I made some drawstring bags using Loops and Threads ombre yarn from Michael’s. This summer I wanted to make something a bit more classic, and something that reminded me of summer in New England. I opted for a rectangular handled cotton tote: easy to open, deep…… Continue reading Summer Totes
Coming up with summer crochet projects can be challenging. After all, who wants an afghan in July? I have found that jewelry is a good go-to item. It’s light, easy to make and travels really well (you can do it at the beach, by the pool, on a plane, etc.) I went for a…… Continue reading Summer Crochet
I FINALLY got my Ravelry.com page together! Look for me on Ravelry as ANCARROLL Hope to see you there!
The year past and the year ahead.
For December (my final 2014 Craftolution project!), I made this chunky brown cowl. It is made with Michael’s Loops and Threads yarn (Charisma), and is ridiculously soft and warm.
November can be gray and drab, so I wanted to add a pop of color. I combined a black cashmere-blend yarn with pink boucle to add a little brightness and softness to an otherwise dreary month:
For August (a little out of order I know!), I wanted to capture the last days of summer in an item that carries into fall. This is a really light lattice work scarf with a flower applique:
October has a little chill in the air, so I ventured into hats this month. Taking a little inspiration from summer, I designed Bee-Hive hats: