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Growing up I was blessed with family members who enjoyed teaching me their favorite handicrafts. Sadly, thanks to cheap mass production, most of them have gone the way of the dinosaur. However I still cling tightly to my favorite: crochet. It may be old-fashioned and equated with doilies, but ever since my mom taught me my first stitches I have been, well… hooked. I love the ability to create something beautiful with just some yarn and a hook. The meditative repetition of stitch after stitch is soothing. And I will not deny that I absolutely enjoy hearing those words, “Wow! That’s crochet?” These things fuel my desire to create fun and unexpected fashions that will be enjoyed by others as much as I enjoyed making them.

  • Female
  • Born on November 16
  • Joined January 23, 2010

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Yarn, hemp, thread, plarn, anything that I can crochet with

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Growing up I was blessed with family members who enjoyed teaching me their favorite handicrafts. Sadly, thanks to cheap mass production, most of them have gone the way of the dinosaur. However I still cling tightly to my favorite: crochet. It may be old-fashioned and equated with doilies, but ever since my mom taught me my first stitches I have been, well… hooked. I love the ability to create something beautiful with just some yarn and a hook. The meditative repetition of stitch after stitch is soothing. And I will not deny that I absolutely enjoy hearing those words, “Wow! That’s crochet?” These things fuel my desire to create fun and unexpected fashions that will be enjoyed by others as much as I enjoyed making them.

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