Archive For The “Crochet” Category

Obama cozy

By | September 19, 2012

We all have our own opinions, but I’m a strong supporter of President Obama and his bid for reelection.   And after I heard about his staff’s homebrewing efforts, I knew I wanted to make him a beer cozy, to show my appreciation for all his hard work these past handful of years. To make the […]

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Photo Tutorial: How To Crochet A Beverage Coozy

By | September 19, 2012

A couple years ago, I went on a camping trip up on Guanella Pass.  It was Labor Day weekend, and at over 10,000 feet, it was pretty chilly in the evenings.  I was crocheting next to the campfire, and my friend Mike asked me to make him a mitten. ”Just one?” I asked. ”Yeah. My […]

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Crochet aspen leaves :: a tutorial

By | September 28, 2011

It’s autumn!  Up here in the mountains, the leaves are already starting to turn and it’s cooler every day. Okay, I’m lying.  There’s been near record-breaking heat and it feels just like summer.  But the leaves really are quite pretty this time of year.         In honor of my second favorite season, […]

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Phobia blanket

By | September 16, 2011

Back in 2009, in a yarn-filled flurry of a two-week period, I crocheted this “phobia blanket” as an entry in Threadknits, a knitting and crocheting contest sponsored by Threadless, everyone’s favorite source for snarky and sassy t-shirts.  The object of the contest was simple: choose a Threadless t-shirt design, and knit or crochet a tribute […]

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