Category Archives: Crochet Corner

Happy Halloween!

I crocheted some pumpkin pins to share with folks at the nursing home. It was so much fun to run around offering them to everybody – residents and visitors alike. Silly pins really bring out the smiles! My thanks to … Continue reading

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Ripple #43 is for a Raffle

Crochet Corner recently received some donations. . . misc. yarn, a lovely crocheted shawl, and a large ripple. . . so large I can’t lay it out flat on the driveway “photo carpet”. Ellen, the nursing home’s Rec. Dept. director, … Continue reading

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This Summer in the Crochet Corner

Back in the spring, D started a pale yellow garter stitch dishcloth, her first knitting project in years.  It’s been so long, she couldn’t remember what item she last knit. Knowing that, I think she’s done very, very well! Did … Continue reading

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A Crochet Corner Update

N, who wanted to crochet booties so badly, has gone home – YAY! I’m so happy for her, but sad that I wasn’t able to get the revised pattern to her in time. Ellen said I should hang onto the … Continue reading

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Coming Up Roses

Almost a month ago I promised Ellen, the Rec Director for the nursing home where I volunteer, that I’d deliver twenty flower pins this week as an early Mother’s Day gift for the ladies who take part in Rec Activities. … Continue reading

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Keeping in Touch

Let’s resume the Crochet Corner story. When we left off last week N* was in a small fix, in the midst of making a booty with a questionable number of stitches. Once home, I crocheted my own pair of cuties … Continue reading

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A Party of Six

Five ladies came to the first Crochet Corner meeting; three knit and two crochet. The three knitters all got started on dishcloths; two are making Double Bumps, my personal favorite, while the third opted for a simple garter stitch square. … Continue reading

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