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Crochet Quiz

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Crochet Quiz

QUIZ TIME Sure, you know your SC from your C2C; but did you know this... The crochet community is home to the weird and the wonderful (we but ourselves firmly in both) as well as the pragmatic and practical. Test your crochet knowledge with our quiz! THE QUESTIONS 1. How did crochet literally save lives during the 1800s? 2. How big is the largest ever crochet blanket? 3. What is yarn bombing? 4. What is the official phrase for a person who crochets? 5. Where does the term crochet come from? 6. What do these people all have in common...

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Stitch by stitch and row by row...

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Stitch by stitch and row by row...

So I'm edging ever closer to finishing the Wonder Woman blanket. Right now I'm on row 240 so probably another 20 hours to go. Yay me! However... homeschooling is back on this week and we start to get back in to the swing of a regular routine, so those 20 hours might be coming a little bit at a time, but I'll find them. So where did this project start? John and I have been trying to drum up support for Lotus House women's shelter in Miami in various ways. Lotus House provides a sanctuary for over 500 women and children who...

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Wonder Woman: Halfway there!

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Wonder Woman: Halfway there!
My Wonder Woman project is halfway done!

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New Wonder Woman Update

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New Wonder Woman Update

Hi Everyone! Time for another quick update on my Wonder Woman graphghan. Its been going great but trying to juggle this in between other projects, designing and homeschooling our 3 little ones has been a little challenging (preaching to the converted - I know we're all in the same boat there) so I probably won't finish in time for Independence Day which was the original plan - but nevermind. Onwards and upwards as John says.  Here we are are row 140. I'm making this to try and help raise funds for Lotus House Women's Shelter in Miami, FL. I know it might seem...

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Wonder Woman WIP Update

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Wonder Woman WIP Update

Hi Everyone,I just thought I'd share an update on my own Wonder Woman graphghan that I'm making. The pattern is of my own design and as part of a fundraiser I'm offering a free copy of the pattern to anyone that donates to Lotus House Womens Shelter in Miami, FL. There's more detail on my blog HERE: The pattern is full sized in single crochet - I'm using Paintbox Simply Aran yarns and a five millimetre hook , so would expect this to be a bit smaller when completed. If you'd like to know more just hit me up in the...

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