#Crochet #TipsTuesday: How to add a project to Ravelry for an online crochet- or knit-a-long

We’re only one week into July and it’s already shaping up as the summer of the online crochet-a-long (CAL). I just started the Picnic Basket Shawl CAL last week, and there are several more fun crochet-a-longs in progress, including the Sea-Foam Mandala Pillow CAL on Crochet Memories, the Christmas Present CAL on ELK Studio, the Wildflower Shoulder Bag … Read more

Picnic Basket Shawl Crochet-a-Long: Week 1: Foundation Chain through Row 3

Welcome to the Picnic Basket Shawl Crochet-a-Long! If you’re just learning about the CAL, read this post for more details and links to the rest of the crochet-a-long. Today, I’m sharing the first clue in the Picnic Basket Shawl pattern. We’ll be starting our foundation chain and working through Row 3. This post contains affiliate links. … Read more

Announcing the Picnic Basket Shawl Crochet-a-Long!

A few weeks ago, I was chatting with members of the Underground Crafter Ravelry group about a summer crochet-a-long (CAL). Everyone agreed that the project should be both portable (for summer travel) and lacy (so it could be used right away). This post contains affiliate links. I found Malabrigo Sock in a beautiful colorway, Lotus, at … Read more

Indie Design Gift-a-Long Launch!

It’s that time of year again! I hope you’re as excited about the Indie Design Gift-a-Long as I am! The Indie Design Gift-a-Long is an annual Ravelry extravaganza celebrating knitting and crochet. It kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern and runs through December 31, 2014 and includes about 6 weeks of crochet- and knit-a-long … Read more

Announcing the Scraptastic Shawl(ette) with Crochet Button Spring Cleaning CAL!

If you’re like me, you are in a constant battle with your stash. My Scraptastic Shawlette with Crochet Button is the perfect stashbuster, and it can easily be resized from a small shawlette into a jumbo shawl. I made the sample with 500 yards of medium weight yarn, but you can use any type of … Read more

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