Hooking on the Road:Colorado Springs

Once again, we’re on the road.  We were once again in Colorado Springs for a Teacher conference, and I try and find a yarn store while I’m in the area.  We stumbled upon a great shop with a pun-tastic name. I present to you, the gem of the knitting community in Colorado Springs; Ewe & Me. I LOVE this place.  the husband and wife owners … Continue reading Hooking on the Road:Colorado Springs

The greatest thing I’ve ever Made: Tote bag Edition

Okay, if you don’t like people bragging, STOP NOW!!  What i’m about to show you is by far the best thing I’ve ever crocheted, and I’m not afraid to be braggadocious. We do a Christmas Gift Exchange between all the siblings and spouses on my wife’s side of the family.  I decided that If I got one of the sister’s, I was going to crochet … Continue reading The greatest thing I’ve ever Made: Tote bag Edition

Hooking on the Road: The Cleveland Edition

After Chistmas we took a trip to see my parents: Unfortunately my Dad’s health was failing and we needed to visit and see Grandma and Grandpa.  While I was there, I was working on some crochet projects for My sisters, and naturally I looked up a couple Yarn shops in the area to check out while we were there. I read some mixed review of … Continue reading Hooking on the Road: The Cleveland Edition

Christmas Blanket: Biggest project yet!

I decided that I was going to make Christmas presents; what I didn’t realize was that I needed to start in July on them if I didn’t want to be making things until Midnight for 30 days straight. The list of Crochet Projects I decided to conquer included: A blanket for my Mother in law A tote bag for My sister in Law And two … Continue reading Christmas Blanket: Biggest project yet!

Hooking Hiatus: Why your men have been absent

Well,  let me start by apologizing for Aaron and I.  When the fall hits, my life gets crazy and I have no time for anything but work.  For my real work, I repair Musical Instruments, and the time from back-to-school and Christmas is always non-stop.  People dropping tubas on the marching field and brand new kids starting in band. Rest assured we have been continuing … Continue reading Hooking Hiatus: Why your men have been absent

Hooks on a plane: The Race against a Jet

I have been on a quest: a quest for a men’s hat that wasn’t a beanie.  I’ve been looking for a pattern for a while and have had some pretty epic failures.  I wear “Ben Hogan” Style hats a lot, and have thought that it shouldn’t be that difficult to make one. Alas, finding a good pattern has been elusive.  I tried a couple on … Continue reading Hooks on a plane: The Race against a Jet

The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.

Aaron and I had been looking forward to last weekend for a while.  We have been getting together with a “stitch and Bitch” group on Wednesday nights that are a lot of fun to hang out with, but this last weekend was our first adventure into the larger community world of the yarn crafts. We traveled up to Loveland, Colorado for the Interweave Yarn fest.  … Continue reading The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.

Swimsuit Line to be produced this Spring

Male Hookers are so excited to share with you our new product line.  Our site has gotten off to such a great start that we decided that we should start producing exclusive men’s fashion crochet. I am pleased to announce…… Crocheted “Speedo” style men’s swimsuits. We have done extensive sizing and testing and have perfected a pattern of soft, comfortable, and stylish crocheted swimsuits. The … Continue reading Swimsuit Line to be produced this Spring

The continuing adventures of Crochet Puppy

On Tuesday I showed you the adorable amigurumi puppy I made for my sister-in-law’s baby shower.  What you don’t know is the adventures he had on the way to his new home. About a week after I finished it, my daughter was playing with it all the time and “training” puppy to be a good boy for his new home.  We were constantly reminding her … Continue reading The continuing adventures of Crochet Puppy