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More Skinny Scarves!

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Since my last blog post, I’ve used up 2 more single skeins of yarn by designing 2 more “Skinny Scarves”! These are really fun to design and crochet! And they take almost no time at all!   I thought you … Continue reading

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Stash Busting – A Little at a Time

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Do you ever get in a “stash busting” mood? I’m in one currently and I think it’s great to get into this mood every now and then (otherwise my stash would be uncontrollable, which some might say it already is!). … Continue reading

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Knit Mosaic Blanket Insights and Free Stitch Markers!

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This is the story of my first published knitting design. It’s the beginning of September when I’m writing this blog post. But I’m posting it now because the pattern has just been published in the Winter 2014/2015 issue of Vogue … Continue reading

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New Bear Mitts Crochet Pattern

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I’ve been busy working on more crochet patterns for you. Introducing my newest crochet pattern, “Bear Mitts”. Right now, this pattern is only sized for teens through adults (it’s not available in a child’s size yet, but I’ll work on … Continue reading

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New Ripple Cowl Pattern

We all love scarves for keeping our necks warm during the cold winter months! I know I do! But there’s one thing even better than a scarf because it doesn’t fall off easily or become crooked with wear. That item … Continue reading

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Design Inspiration behind Snowflake Afghan

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Have you ever wondered where designers get the inspiration for their designs? Well, inspiration comes from many places. For me, it can come from seeing something in a store, on a website or in a book. It can also come … Continue reading

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New Easy Scarf Pattern is Available

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I’ve been busy designing lots of scarves this past 6 months and I’ve had a blast with them! I have one of the patterns ready for your crocheting pleasure. This scarf is called “Easy Rainbow Scarf” because it’s an “easy” … Continue reading

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Design Contest at the 2013 CGOA Conference

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Last month, at the CGOA Chain Link Conference in Charlotte, NC, there was a design contest, open to all CGOA members. We have the design contest each year and I always enjoy seeing the fabulous designs that are entered. This … Continue reading

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3 New Crochet Patterns

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Ahoy, matey! Shiver me timbers! Happy “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” to everyone! What will they think of next? But seriously, I wanted to share a few newly published crochet patterns that I designed with you. And best of … Continue reading

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I’m Knitting (with 2 needles)!!!

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Okay, this is really part of my CGOA Conference information, but I think it’s important enough to deserve a separate blog post. If you know me well, you know that I don’t consider myself to be a knitter. You may … Continue reading

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