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Crochet & Knit News

Interesting stuff going on this week: I was on a podcast. Check out my interview on Creative Yarn Entrepreneur where I talk about time management. Krenik is making awesome pen kits. They’re intended for embroidery and needlepoint, but they’ve also … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Felt So Good

Felt So Good: 70+ Felted and Plain Wool Designs for You and Your Home Author: Tone Rorseth Publisher: Seller’s Publishing List Price: $19.95 I’ve got a great giveaway item for this week. If you’re like me, in all your crochet … Continue reading

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I Will Buy Yarn from Her

I’ve done some yarn shopping lately…..ok I’ve purchased a lot of yarn. In trying to get the best bang for my buck, I’ve realized that I kind of have qualifications that must be met in order to buy yarn from … Continue reading

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Sick Day

Nothing says “welcome to autumn” like the onset of allergies and a sinus infection. For the last few days, I’ve spent every moment that I could curled up in bed. And, yes, I’m one of those people who is whiny … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashana

Dip the apple in the Claudia Handpaints honey colorway yarn. Happy new year to those who celebrate!

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Book Review & Giveaway: Tunisian Crochet for Baby

Book: Tunisian Crochet for Baby Author: Sharon Silverman Publisher: Stackpole Books Recently I had the chance to check out a reviewer’s copy of Tunisian Crochet for Baby by Sharon Silverman. What’s my favorite thing about this book? Tunisian stitch diagrams! … Continue reading

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New Crochet Video Tutorial: Back Bump Single Crochet

One of my favorite variations on the standard single crochet stitch is the back bump single crochet. Yesterday, I sat down and recorded a video to show you how to do this stitch.

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Discovering Purls

I’ve been doing some digging around online to look at different methods of making a purl stitch. First is the Continental Purl ….   Then I discovered the Russian Purl… Finally, I spotted the Norwegian Purl… So far, my favorite … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: Crochet for Baby All Year

Book: Crochet for Baby All Year: Easy-to-Make Outfits for Every Month Author: Tammy Hildebrand Publisher: Stackpole Books List Price: $21.95 Get ready for more crochet baby cuteness than you can imagine! That’s what happened when I found my reviewer’s copy … Continue reading

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Tatting!

Last Thursday at the Knit & Crochet Show, I took a class on tatting* with Susan Lowman. I’m really enjoying this new craft (and new use for all the crochet thread I’ve stockpiled over the years). It took about 4 … Continue reading

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