Category Archives: crochet

Parts of Things

Bear with me.  This rambles a little, but I’ve no finished projects to share just many parts. The only day I didn’t have a little person with me this week was the day I was in the hospital for some … Continue reading

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Hat Trick

A full outfit by me: a Pauline Alice Rosari Skirt in charcoal pinwale corduroy,  a Cashmerette Concord in pink 100% cotton jersey and a Vicky Chan Ada Lacy Shells Top in Ella Rae lace merino, which is heavy enough to almost be fingering … Continue reading

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Uluru Muscari

Happy Turkey Day! Still digging this yarn.  The above picture of the shawl is pretty accurate colorwise.  The yarn might be just a hair more bluish.  This was the second skein of Uluru I found in my tote of “not roving after … Continue reading

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Secret Blankets

I don’t believe in secret pajamas, just comfortable clothes.  Secret blankets on the other hand, are my dear friends.  My first adult size cardigan is the sleeved circular cardigan by Maz Kwok  Get the details on Ravelry.  My husband says it looks … Continue reading

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OAL Update

Ada is coming along.   A decision about whether to add the final three rows or not is all that’s left.   The pattern is nice and simple, but not really shaped for a curvy figure.  I made so many fitting alterations … Continue reading

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WIP Week: OAL2016 Crocheted Top

  Here’s my OAL top the Ada Lacy Shell Top by Vicky Chan, well the yoke at least.  It’s a little baggy in the back.  Probably because the increases as written in the pattern are uniform front and back. Despite … Continue reading

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OAL2016 Plans and Excuses 2

Crocheted garments often look like crap.  That old blocky, bulky shapeless look?  No thanks.  I will totally rock some granny wear (I’ve made about 20 shawls), but tops need to work with the curves of my plus-sized hourglass.  Even sewn garments … Continue reading

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