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Ellen Gormley
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Crochet Inspired
Speaking of crochet on tv... Wouldn't this be awesome in crochet? (Is it crochet? I can't tell)... A little Bruges Lace at the neckline... Little beading... This is from the tv show Reign on the CW.
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CAL Gradient Flower Cowl! (and prizes!) #crochet
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Annie's CROCHET BOOK SALE (and magazines) Today!
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Tangles, what's your limit?
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Tangles
Over the years, I have become an expert de-tangler. One of the upsides of having a huge yarn stash though, is that if I get too annoyed at a tangle, I just cut it out. Some yarns are precious and some I have enough abundance that I don't waste the time. Wha...
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Drop Join Motif
Here's a join as you go (jaygo) technique that I don't usually use, but I like the braided look that results. I call it "Drop Join" because you drop the hook from the loop, insert the hook into the space on the adjoining motif, put the loop back on the hook...
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Crochet on TV
Don't judge... but I happened to catch a glimpse of Bachelor in Paradise on ABC when I saw THIS: A beach cover up/tunic type item on the left with fringe that totally could be tiny hairpin lace. AND a boat-neck pullover that is very reminiscent of pineapple...
Don't judge... but I happened to catch a glimpse of Bachelor in Paradise on ABC when I saw THIS: A beach cover up/tunic type item on the left with fringe that totally could be tiny hairpin lace. AND a boat-neck pullover tha...
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YouTube and Crochet!
Now that I have a teenager and a soon-to-be teenager, it has come to my attention that I am completely unaware of the impact of YouTube on the world. When it comes to crochet, tell me what I'm missing!  Who is your favorite YouTube crochet video producer/pe...
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Fauxchet Bag
I bring you the fauxchet items because they can easily be made in actual crochet with much prettier results (in my opinion!) I found this fauxchet bag in a Target store. Be inspired!
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:-)  Just spotted this fauxchet clickbait today: 
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dress-du-jour-holland-rodens-816595
And the article states that "this 28-year old kept it from being TOO STUFFY" with a messy ponytail and berry lip. Kept what from being too stuffy, the see-through fauxchet?
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Book Sale at Annie's today and tomorrow
Hi! Just a quick post. Annie's is having a 40% off sale of crochet books today. Lots and lots of crochet books including back issues of magazines. 101 Easy Tunisian Stitches... it's there. Marvelous Crochet Motifs (which includes how to make partial and hal...
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Another way to join motifs as you go!
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  • University of Cincinnati
    MA Community Counseling, 1996
  • College of Mount St. Joseph
    BA Art & Socio-Psychology, 1994