Learn to Crochet Creative Jewelry

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Today I’m featuring a guest blogger who has been in the crochet business for many years. Please welcome Robyn Chachula, who will be talking about one of my favorite things to crochet with thread: JEWELRY!       I love … Continue reading

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Free Crochet Class and Round Robin

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  During the month of June, I’ll be participating in a “Round Robin” with 3 other crochet teachers from Annie’s online video classes. During the next 3 weeks, I’ll have a special “guest” blogger (once a week)! The teachers who … Continue reading

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Another Free Pattern!

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Upon reading the newest issue of the Talking Crochet newsletter this morning, I realized that Crochet World magazine is offering my Purple Haze Wrap pattern for FREE now! And I wanted to share the pattern with all of my blog … Continue reading

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Crocheted Cowls and Rugs Patterns

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A few months ago, I got 2 new crochet leaflets: “Quick & Easy Crochet Cowls” by Stitches ‘n Stuff (Sue Childress & Frances Hughes) and “Cute Crochet Rugs for Kids” by Tara Cousins, both by Annie’s. I’ve made some crocheted … Continue reading

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Yarn Control and Keeping my Sanity!

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Have you ever been happily crocheting away and the skein of yarn you’re using starts falling apart in front of your eyes? Well, that happened to me over the past month while working on a crochet design for a publisher. … Continue reading

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The Yarn Over and CGOA Videos

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If you’re new to crochet or you learned to crochet from someone else, how do you know if you’re crocheting correctly? Do you hold the hook correctly? Are you holding your yarn correctly? Are you yarning over correctly? These are … Continue reading

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Interview with Kristi Simpson: her new book, “Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats”

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I recently met a crochet designer through the internet. Her name is Kristi Simpson and she’s a very talented crochet designer. She has a website and an Etsy shop. To celebrate the release of her new book, “Mommy & Me Crocheted … Continue reading

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New Doily Book Review

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You may ask: What is a doily? And how do you pronounce it? Well, it’s pronounced “doy lee” or “doi´lē” (definitely NOT dolly!). Think of it this way: “doy” rhymes with “toy” and “Lee” is a man’s name. According to … Continue reading

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2014 National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour

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I’m thrilled to be taking part in Crochetville’s National Crochet Month (NatCroMo) Blog Tour again this year. Thank you very much, Amy Shelton and Donna Hulka, for putting together this year’s blog tour. I hope you’re enjoying each stop along … Continue reading

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2014 CGOA Conference Classes

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Don’t you just love learning new crochet stitches and techniques? I do! And I love teaching others new stitches and techniques, too. I’m very excited to be teaching classes at the CGOA (Crochet Guild of America) Conference this year! This … Continue reading

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