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What is Amamani?

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Have you seen the new Annie’s book called “Amamani Puzzle Balls” by Dedri Uys? I couldn’t resist adding this book to my collection! Here’s a photo of the front cover:     I LOVE this book! It has the cutest … 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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2014 CGOA Conference Afterglow

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Have you ever attended a conference that was so inspirational and fun that you wanted to go back every year? Well, I have. Let me tell you about the CGOA Conference that was held in Manchester, NH last month, from … Continue reading

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We have a winner!

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The winner has been drawn for the free copy of Tammy Hildebrand’s new book, “Crochet for Baby All Year”. Congratulations to Karen H. for winning this book! I know you’re going to love it!   Thank you to everyone who … Continue reading

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New Baby Book Review and Giveaway

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Who doesn’t LOVE babies? And if you’re a crocheter, I’m sure you love crocheting for babies as much as I do (or maybe even more)! My 3 sons are all grown up and I’m looking forward to having some grandchildren … Continue reading

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NEW Wiggly Crochet Tutorial!

Do you know what Wiggly Crochet is or is it one of those crochet techniques that you’ve never heard of before? Have you tried to do Wiggly Crochet, but haven’t been successful? I have a new tutorial for you on … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner Announced!

  Well, the month of June has come to an end. I hope you’ve enjoyed the Round Robin blog tour with Robyn Chachula, Ellen Gormley and Jenny King. I haven’t personally taken any classes from these 3 talented crochet designers … Continue reading

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Crochet Lace Class & Giveaway

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The last guest blogger I have for you this month is Ellen Gormley. She’s one very talented designer, as are all of my guest bloggers this month! I had the pleasure of teaching Ellen how to do Bruges Lace at … Continue reading

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Bavarian Crochet Class by Jenny King & Giveaway!

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I have a guest blogger again this week. It’s Jenny King, who I met at a CGOA Conference sometime in the past 12 years (I can’t remember exactly which year it was)! Jenny has a fantastic crochet class on Annie’s … Continue reading

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