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...

Crochet Books: A Few of My Favorite Things

In some of the articles on this website, I mention crochet books and crochet patterns that have enriched my crafting journey. This blog post is a summary of some favorite crochet books that I’ve enjoyed through the years, and are still on my shelves today...

A Stroka Gene Us Alpaca: Farm Tour and Festival

I was delighted to discover an alpaca farm in Mississippi and marked my calendar to make the short trip to Stringer, Mississippi for a visit. Each year the farm has a fall festival and it was a wonderful experience. This working alpaca farm is located just a few miles...

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...

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan   Approaching the store entrance, you know there’s a fun-loving personality somewhere inside. The telltale give away is the sign that reads, “For an additional $4.95 we will provide a receipt that matches what you told your...

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans New Orleans is a fascinating city and is a local getaway from my hometown!  This historic American city is a cultural melting pot of food, music, and geographic influences. The city is known fondly as The Big Easy – don’t you...

New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival

      Crochet Getaway welcomes Deborah S. Greenhut as a contributor to our site! Deborah recently visited the New Jersy Sheep & Fiber Festival and provided the article and photos for this week’s post.            ...

Crochet Basics: Tips for Learning

Learning to Crochet  As a beginner learning any new skill, there are questions. More questions than answers, some may say. Millions of people worldwide crochet as a hobby or as a source of income. In recent years, crocheting has appeared on high-fashion runways and is...

How to Start a Crochet Blog

Start A Crochet Blog Today – Step By Step Are you curious about how to start a crochet blog? If you have been visiting crochet and crafting blogs, you may be thinking “Sure, I want to start a blog, too” and become a blog wizard.  I’m here to tell you that with a...
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