Jul 062016
How to crochet a shawl in a triangle shape

Dear Artsy Craftsy Friends, I thought I should tell you that I’ve finally managed to overcome the lethargy after the stroke. In fact, even my sister, Ana-Maria, is feeling much better. We were both struck with apathy and with this sense of futility. But for the past few months I’ve started crocheting again and my […]

May 032016
Crocheting a Black & White Granny on the Straight Blanket

Dear Artsy Craftsy Friends, After nearly 2 years and a half break from crocheting, I began practicing the art once again on a beginners level. I started crocheting a blanket using the Granny on the Straight Stitch. It will be given as a gift to my bioenergy therapist, who is treating me free of charge. […]

Dec 182014
How to crochet an Urban Slouchy Beanie

Dear Artsy Craftsy Friends, Winter has come and my mom was looking to make a few beanies for me and my sister and she didn’t know where to start. She used to be an avid crocheter, but since taking a break for a few years, she doesn’t remember patterns and things like that. I remembered […]