Monday, September 19, 2011

Well it has been almost one full year since I have posted ;-(  Dismal blogging record.
However, I have  still been crocheting like crazy!
Our baby son ( 22 years old) left us in January to begin his future in the military.  That was a tough time.  How did I cope?  Got out my trusty hooks, yarn and patterns and made a boatload of hats!
I did a different pattern everyday just to keep my mind busy and to help me focus on something positive along with missing our son.

Here's a sampling !

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Sally Skellington

Sally is now complete, and the pattern as well as the completed plush are available for sale! To purchase, please visit my Etsy site at  Feed back is appreciated!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Jack Skellington Crochet Pattern

The Jack Skellington Crochet Pattern is now available for sale on my Etsy site!! Please check it out and provide feedback.  Feel free to pass my site on to anyone you know who may be interested in purchasing either the pattern or a crocheted plush. I've also created a mini version of Jack Skellington that is also available in a pattern or crocheted plush.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

A Bit of Jack Skellington

Halloween is around the bend and I got interested in making some plush toys.  I am a huge Tim Burton fan and love Jack and Sally from Nightmare before Christmas, so I got to work looking to see if I could come up with a plush.  Here goes!!!

I got Jack just about finished and I'm now moving on to Sally.  Who knows maybe Zero will show up!

Monday, September 6, 2010

How It All Started

All crochet maniacs want to know how and when a fellow "crazy" got started.  For me it was a second grade teacher who insisted her whole class learn.  There were two classrooms and we switched  so all the little second graders could play with hooks and fiber.  Some of us groaned and groveled and some of us -that would be me- fell in love.

Two years later I was able to spend some time with a grandmother across the country, she was delighted to find a little protege she could spoil with more fiber and technique.  My memory doesn't tell what techniques she taught but I do remember all the hooks and yarns and even a carrying tote that stood up on its own to put all my goodies in.  Did I feel special or what?

This rest is Hooked History