What is amigurumi crochet? The word amigurumi is Japanese in origin and can be broken down into two root words. Ami, meaning crocheted or knitted and nuigurumi, meaning stuffed doll. They can be in the shape of animals, mini foods, scenery, shapes, or household objects. Amigurumi can either be done in knitting or crochet. Crochet […]

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When ever I hear someone make an announcement that they are expecting, I first congratulate them.  My mind then says cool, what can I make for the baby?  Usually, I wait to see if the couple learns the gender of the baby, then try to find out the colors for their nursery.  If the will […]

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So you decided to try your hand at crochet. Congratulations on your decision. Personally, for me, I needed an outlet for my stress when I was raising my six children. I loved being a stay at home mom, I loved my children, but I definitely needed something I could do for myself when they were […]

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Today, I am going to look at and give my opinion on a newer tool in the crochet world. On the many crochet sites I visit I see a lot of people showing the new crochet hooks they have purchased. The one that has my interest piqued is the light up crochet hooks. I am […]

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If you’re like me, an old time crochet addict, you’re seeing many patterns that begin with a magic circle, or magic ring. I was stumped when I saw this. I had never heard of this before. What the heck was a magic circle? I began by ignoring patterns that began this way. This seemed like […]

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Welcome and thank you for visiting my site. I hope you enjoy what you see, and learn something new.  Enjoy your time here, and come back again soon.  I’m always adding new tips and  information.  I’m also happy to hear from you so feel free to leave comments. My Story As a mom of 6 […]

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