Essential Steps To Planning A Successful Crochet Retreat

Everyone needs some time to unplug, re-fuel and re-charge.  Crocheters are no exception. A crochet retreat with close friends or a large group of complete strangers can completely change your crocheting journey. Plan a successful crochet retreat using these easy tips....

Tapestry of Life: The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weaving

Crochet Getaway welcomes Noreen Kompanik as a returning contributor. In Taos, New Mexico, Noreen visited Susanna Starr, founder of Starr Interiors, and shares insights into the art and history of Zapotec weaving. Magnificent Taos, New Mexico has long been known as a...

My Crochet Blog Evolution and How It Started

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~ Pablo Piccasso How the Crochet Blog Started In the past months, I’ve had people contact me to ask about my crochet blog, about blogging in general and how it works.  The questions are...

Crochet Getaway’s Retreat Venue Directory

Psst…Retreat Seekers – Scroll Down to the Directory For Retreat Venue Owners Would you like to be listed on this page?  Are you interested in a feature article with links to your booking site? Send an email with information about your location and...

Grandma’s Spinning Wheel and Navajo Weavers

  Grandma’s Spinning Wheel At the age of 8, Vicky Konecky, with her mother’s guidance, began to knit, crochet and sew. And she continued her passion through years as a public school science teacher in Tucson, Arizona. Vicky took her first spinning class...

Louisiana Loom Works, French Quarter, New Orleans

Louisiana Loom Works is our crochet getaway destination today. Floor rugs, constructed with fabric, can be functional and beautiful at the same time.  Loom Weaving History In early America, rag rugs were utilitarian and recycling was a way of life. As clothes and...

The Story of the Crocheted Snowflakes

It was a wonderful, thoughtful gift to celebrate our first Christmas together as a married couple in 1975. My great Aunt Julia loved to crochet. Her precious hands could create unmatchable beauty. And Christmas was her favorite holiday. So she blessed us that year...

Crochet Without a Pattern: Two Easy Stitches

Crochet without a Pattern   Would you like to learn how to crochet without a pattern? Many of my crochet projects are self-created using stitch guides instead of patterns. How do I do this? First, I conceptualize the finished projects. After determining size and...

Crochet for Stress Management

There are many reasons that I enjoy my crochet time. Stress management is certainly one of the many benefits that I derive from this wonderful hobby. Welcome to My Crochet Stories and the beginning of my journey using crochet for stress management. In this section of...
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