Crocheting on a Budget

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Do you love to crochet, but don’t have an unlimited supply of money to buy yarn? If so, you’re going to LOVE these new crochet cowl patterns!   For the past few years, I’ve been drooling over the colors in … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner Announced!

Thank you to those of you who entered to win a free copy of Brenda Bourg’s new crochet book, Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet. The winner was chosen this morning. Congratulations to Ruth Ticknor! You’re the lucky winner of Brenda’s wonderful … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet

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Do you love Tunisian Crochet? Have you ever tried it? It’s a really fun crochet technique! I’ve been doing Tunisian Crochet for many years now and I always enjoy the rhythm of working the stitches on and off the hook! … Continue reading

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The Crochet Express Blog Tour

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  Did you realize that next month (March) is National Crochet Month? Who doesn’t love a celebration! I certainly do! For the 4th year in a row, I’m taking part in the #natcromo Crochet Express blog tour. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Landscapes Cowl – 1 Skein Project

Last year at the CGOA Conference, I received 1 skein of Lion Brand Landscapes yarn in my goodie bag. When I saw the yarn, I instantly fell in love with the beautiful colors! I knew I wanted to design something … Continue reading

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The Art of Patience!

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What is it about patience that seems so elusive sometimes? Many people have told me that I’m a patient person. And that’s “somewhat” true. I’m usually patient when I’m teaching a crochet class. However, I’m not patient about everything! Take … Continue reading

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I Love Textural Crochet!

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  I love learning new crochet techniques and stitches, don’t you? Earlier this month, I watched a new Craftsy class called “Fun & Fantastic Textured Crochet Stitches” by Beth Graham. I think this is a really nice class, especially for … Continue reading

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Book Review & Designer Interview: Cold Weather Crochet by Marly Bird

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  If you’re like me, crocheting accessories to keep me warm (and to give as gifts) is really enjoyable (and the projects are very useful, too!). I love crocheting scarves, shawls, cowls and lots more! Scarves and cowls are great, … Continue reading

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Filet Heart Coaster CAL

Are you familiar with CALs (crochet-a-longs)? CALs are organized groups of crocheters who often crochet the same project at the same time, kind of like a group of people crocheting together in person! However, many CALs are held through cyber-space … Continue reading

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4 Crochet Resolutions for 2016

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Who doesn’t love the new year? It’s a chance to start afresh and take a look at what’s important in life. I love to make goals for myself, even if I don’t achieve all of them! At least I’m moving … Continue reading

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