My New Thing II: A Crochet Technique

I recently became aware of a neat technique in crochet called Planned Pooling.  You have to use a variegated yarn with longish color runs of between 6-12″.  And then you use this nifty, tricksy method of chaining before you start your pattern.  Basically the idea is to “stagger” the colors so that they appear to… Continue reading My New Thing II: A Crochet Technique

Crochet · Knitting

Roland Garros Freeform C/KAL

(C/KAL = Crochet/Knit A-Long) Developed by NCC-1701 for V Studios I came up with an idea for a fun knitting or crocheting project which will run during Roland Garros this year. The clay court tennis tournament runs from May 23-June 5. The object is to make a visual “record” and wearable (or displayable) object of… Continue reading Roland Garros Freeform C/KAL

Crochet · Original Designs

Super Simple Fingerless Gloves

Hi everyone. The Birchbark Slippers didn’t work out for me. That is entirely my fault however. I made them too big because I was overthinking the whole thing. I try to modify patterns before actually following them and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. The yarn I used is YarnBee in “Lovely”. It’s a… Continue reading Super Simple Fingerless Gloves