Modern Baby Crochet by Stacey Trock (Martingale)

Modern Baby Crochet by Stacey Trock Martingale

Modern Baby Crochet by Stacey Trock
Martingale

The babies are booming lately (not that the boom ever really seems to slow)! I have several friends expecting or who have just had their bundles of joy arrive. What better way to celebrate these new, adorable additions than with some beautiful crochet presents?

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Knitting 101: Tools of the Trade

The tools

The tools

This week has just flown right by! Anyone else having trouble getting it to stay still for a moment? I forgot Tuesday and Wednesday (cat-related mischief), and I nearly forgot today, but I think we’re back on track. Today’s 101 topic covers some of the lovely knitting tools we knitters get to use!

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WIP: Despicable Me Minion

A couple years ago when the first Despicable Me came out, I fell madly in love with the minions. They are so cute! I’ve told my family on several occasions that I would watch a whole movie, 2 hours or longer, of just minion antics. Obsessive? Probably. Then a couple months ago, I was so excited to find out they’re releasing a sequel! I can’t wait to see it!

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Giving Crochet a Chance

Ugly, wonky swatch. Can you tell which end mom started?

As most people around me know, I hesitate at the word “crochet”. All I picture are granny-square afghans for miles. Recently, though, I visited my mom and spotted her working on a baby blanket. There was nothing “granny square” about this blanket. It was soft, elegant, and enchanting looking. Dare I say, it almost looked like Emma’s blanket from the ABC show Once Upon a Time.

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