Crafts

The Crochet Tradition Continues: Wedding Blanket Three!

Another one of my sweet childhood friends Steve married the love of his life Hannah in a beautiful wedding ceremony! Their colors were various shades of dark pink and burgundy and the tuxes were gray. It was gorgeous and we had an amazing time. This is the last big blanket I’ve been able to do because my hands have gotten a bit sad and sore, but I have lists and am slowly catching up on all the happy days that have happened since Steve and Hannah’s!! I again chose to try a Granny Square but decided…

A New Arrival: Crocheting for My Best Friend’s Baby Girl

I was a freshman in college moving into the dorms. Across the hall, this girl moved in… after she loaded in all her stuff, she comes hurrying through my door and exclaims that her name is Ali she doesn’t know what to do because her roommate has hung garlic in the window and has giant silverware on the wall and has paintings of psychedelic mushrooms. That was it. I knew this woman and I would be friends for life. Fast forward multiple years, Ali honored me beyond belief by asking me to be the maid of honor…

Hookin’ Up a New One: Second Big Blanket!

Another amazing friend from high school was tying the knot with her high school sweetheart!! Melody and Alex have been married for a few years now and have two stunning little girls. Melody told me their colors were going to be teal, purple, and brown – kind of a peacock theme! I was so excited to expand my horizon and try something new. I ventured into the realm of….. the GRANNY SQUARE! Now, I decided to just choose two of the three colors because, woah, baby steps here… I was still a crochet noob. A Granny Square is…