Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011 Day 7: Knit & Crochet Time

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. This post is part of the Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011. Day 7: Knit and Crochet Time My knit and crochet time generally divides up as follows: Mornings: This is when the kids are in school and I have exactly 3 hours to do whatever I can before I have to go teach math. (Yes, I’m a math teacher. Be afraid. Be very afraid.) It’s quiet, and I’m occasionally …

Knit & Crochet Blog Week Day 5: Something Different – Free Crochet Desktop Background

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. This post is part of the Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011. Day 5: Something Different – Free Crochet Desktop Background So Day 5’s assignment was to do something different. One of the suggestions was a photo collage. Lately I’ve really enjoyed making crochet stitch diagrams. So I thought about it, and I was like “Hey, I could spell out the word ‘Crochet’ in random stitch symbols!” I wanted to …

Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011 Day 3: Tidy Mind, Tidy Stitches Or How a Professional Crochet & Knit Pattern Designer Organizes Her Yarn

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. This post is part of the Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011. Day Three: Tidy mind, tidy stitches Or How a Professional Crochet & Knit Pattern Designer Organizes Her Yarn Yarn organization? How do you do it? Weight? Color? Fiber? If this was purely a hobby, I’d do it by weight, so that when a project calls for DK, I can find DK. But, you know what? This ain’t a …

Crochet & Knit Blog Week Day Two: Skill + 1UP or why frogging is the path to true knitting enlightenment

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Day Two: Skill + 1UP or why frogging is the path to true knitting enlightenment This post is part of the Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011. One of the things that I’ve learned over this past year is knit lace. Very simple lace, but it’s lace. The first lace project I ever did was actually the Learn It, Love It, Knit Lace Scarf. I’ve since progressed to the Cottage …

Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011: Day One: A Tale of Two Yarns or why I love Malabrigo and my ongoing issues with variegated yarns

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Day One: A Tale of Two Yarns or why I love Malabrigo and my ongoing issues with variegated yarns This post is part of the Knit & Crochet Blog Week 2011. I was going to post a photo of the yarns, and my camera just isn’t working right. 🙁  You can see the gorgeous colors here, on their website. Is it possible to fall in love with a yarn? I …