Essential Steps To Planning A Successful Crochet Retreat

The Crochet Retreat Everyone needs time to unplug, re-fuel and re-charge.  Crochet lovers 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...

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...

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...

Touching Lives: Crochet for Charity Programs

Why I Crochet for Charity  Our many lives are woven together in a unique tapestry during times of great challenges and this is one reason why I crochet for charity. While the interconnection is evident during national tragedy, special touches happen in micro moments...

Crochet Cruise Seminars: Change your Perspective

Crafting vacations have long-standing popularity. As travelers cherish time away from work for holidays, themed cruises are continuing to grow in popularity. A crochet cruise is a wonderful vacation opportunity for crafting, networking, and learning new skills while...
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