Sunday, September 21, 2008

It's SHOWTIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OK people it is time to get this show on the road wish us luck & success for our first endeavor. We will be keeping our fingers cross that it all goes off with out a hitch.

C U guys tomorrow.


Hallmark Magazine

Some of the ladies of The Uptown Crochet Corner did a lil interview for the Hallmark internet magazine check it out. Tell me what you think.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Need a lil hand

Hey you guys,

If you happen to have any spare crochet hooks & knitting needles you are willing to donate to the Crochet Out please bring them on in for the newbies to learn with. I really want to make sure we have enough. Nothing smaller than g6 for hooks or 6/7 for needles. We will have a box @ the Welcome table for you to just drop them in.

Thanks a mil

Friday, September 12, 2008

Advance Technique Class registration

Class Schedule

Knit Cables
Tunisian Crochet

Crochet on the double
Crochet in the round

Crochet Cables
Knit Cables

Here are the classes & times. Do not delay in letting me know which class & what time you whish to attend. These classes are first come first serve. Good luck.

The Camo

Ok. So I am really looking forward to judging the Camo contest so I hopr you guys are really going to show out to make my selection process murder I will come prepared to give more than one prize JIC I can't decide on 1 person so bring it on.

Fashion Show Update

To all my Crocheting and knitting Sisters and Brothers,

We would like to first apologize for the Blog being down due to technical difficulties. I am glad to announce that the show is still on. For all of you who are still interested in displaying your projects in Fashion Show, but where unable to register. You will be able to participate in the show by signing up the day of the event September 21, from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm. So get there early. The Fashion Show starts promptly at 2:00 PM.

Hope to she your there.


To all my volunteers

If you have not yet been added to the volunteer schedule please contact me @ A.S.A.P. Let me know what area you want to work in, what time you will arrive and how long you will be staying so I can add you guys in.

Thanks a mil

Thursday, September 11, 2008

To all those who lost on this day

I want send a condolence greeting to you all. It is unfortunate that our lives as a country has changed forever. But for you all who have lost a loved one it is all the more disheartening please try to remember in times like these that God's house has many rooms for all his children.

K. Cherise Grant

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

To all my fearless group leaders

Hey you Guys,

I am composing a list to give out @ the Crochet Out of all groups in the tri-state area if you need some advertisement for your group send me your info and I will add your group to the list. Make sure that your info is complete I will not be able to check it I will be coping & pasting.
Thanks COL

P.S. I will do this for businesses also if you will include coupons for our participants

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

No Yarn Bus :- (((((((((

I am so sad to report the yarn bus from Flying Fingers will not be able to join us. But Ms. Elsie has agreed to send us a donation. So they are still joining us in spirit.


Flying Fingers

Monday, September 8, 2008


Coats & Clark is in whoo hoo. Can't wait how about you???

Friday, September 5, 2008

When & where

Well It seems that some of you don't where we are having this shindig so here it is.

HCZ Promise Academy
35 E 125th Street
125th & Madison Avenue

Sunday September 21st @ 12pm

please feel free to email me with any ??? or to volunteer

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Fashion show submissions

Ok People we need your submissions for the fashion show if we don't get submissions the show will become a show & tell because I don't want to have chaos. Organization is key & advance notice helps with that so please make your submissions A.S.A.P.


Monday, September 1, 2008


Hook: G6
Yarn: 2 balls Filatura Di Crosa ZARA Merino extra fine 100% soft wool
Special directions: Join each roe with a slip stitch.

Row 1 Ch 4, sl sl into the 4th ch from the hook to form a ring.
Row 2 Ch 3, 12 DC into the loop sl tl in the 3rd ch of ch 3 (tip: dc over the tail so you can use it to close the hole).
Row 3 Ch 3, 2 DC in each st around. 24 st's.
Row 4 Ch 2, SC in the first st, 2 sc in the next st around. 36 st's.
Row 5 Ch 2, sc in the first 2 st's, 2 sc in the next st around. 48 st's.
Row 6 Ch 2, work one row even. Repeat this row for rows 8, 10, 12 & 14.
Row 7 Ch 2, sc in the next 3 st's, 2 sc in the next st around. 60 St's.
Row 9 Ch 2, sc in the next 4 st's, 2 sc in the next st around. 72 st's.
Row 11 Ch 2, sc in the next 5 st's, 2 sc in the next st around. 84 st's.
Row 13 Ch 2, sc in the next 6 st's, 2 sc in the next st around. 96 st's.
Row 15 Work all remaining rows even until piece measures 8 - 10 inches from top to bottom

Of course you do not have to use this yarn. You may have to adjust the pattern if you use a thicker yarn so the hat is not to big. Just please make sure you use the 100% soft wool in the correct colors.

Thanks to all of you guys for your support

For all you guys who try this pattern please feel free to let me know how it works up. Thanks for your imput.