Hello! Today I wanted to highlight this super playful and cuddly humpback crocheted whale I made. This baby whale was so cute that I just couldn't resist. My young nephew's room is decorated in a whale theme, so naturally, I made this and gifted it to him last Christmas. He absolutely loved it! This is… Continue reading Baby Humpback Crocheted Whale by One Dog Woof
Hello, everyone! What a cold, snowy week we are having here. In fact, most of the country is experiencing well-below average temperatures and well-above average snowfall. Just another reason to cuddle up with my crochet hooks and yarn! Today I wanted to share with you a couple crocheted hanging baskets I made and gifted for… Continue reading Bramble Basket Hanging Organizer by One Dog Woof
Hello and welcome back to Bilingwool! I hope you are all doing well, and that you have had a lovely holiday. I took some time off over the holidays to concentrate on my projects that I get to share with you now that the holidays are over. For Christmas this year, I knitted and crocheted… Continue reading Welcome, 2021!
With a little over two and a half weeks until Christmas, it is officially crunch time! I am knitting and crocheting as fast as I can over here to try and finish the gifts I'm giving this year. I thought perhaps you might find yourself in a pinch and need a quick gift to whip… Continue reading Quick Gifts You Can Finish by Christmas!
examining yarn crafts through a mindful lens Hello, yarn enthusiasts! Today I have a little bit of a different post for you. I have been wanting to write this one for a while. This is an important post for me because my craft is my meditation. The time I spend with my hooks and needles… Continue reading Knitting and Crocheting as a Sensory Experience
an argument for knitting as a coping mechanism and stress reliever Hello, everyone! If you follow American politics, you'll know that there was a presidential election last night, and as of posting this, the winner still has not been declared. It is a stressful time for many with so much riding on this election. I… Continue reading Why I Knit and Crochet
a quick floral lace runner for the table Hello everyone! Today is one of the first cold, cold days here where I live. The weather is slowly allowing winter to creep back in, which means it is time to wrap up in squishy yarn and tuck in for the season. But before we switch into… Continue reading Crochet Along Lace Table Runner
a crochet lace pullover to bring out your inner hippie These are my first sweaters I have ever made, through either knit or crochet! I absolutely love these. Crocheted lace has such a delicate, feminine vibe to it that, when paired with bell sleeves, is a no-brainer! When I saw this pattern, I knew I… Continue reading Bell Sleeve Top by Gu’Chet
my recommendations for a beginner As a convenient follow-up to my previous posts, How to Crochet and Tools of the Trade, I thought I would offer my recommendations for crochet essentials. This is directed to those of you who are just beginning to crochet and need a good place to start. Or, perhaps you have… Continue reading Beginner’s Crochet Kit