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Let’s Gift-a-Long

Tonight is the official start of the 2014 Indie Design Gift-A-Long! It’s a 2 month long event on Ravelry featuring massive pattern sales and fun crochet and knit a longs with prizes.   First, from Thursday, November 13th at 8:00 … Continue reading

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Sharing the (link) love

What better way to end the week then with an awesome interview? Penny from Little Acorn Creations posted today about her test knit of my crochet pattern, Diagonally, and an interview. Enjoy!

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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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