Author Archives: Susan

Crochet Highlights of Japan Trip

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I’ve always wanted to travel to Japan and last month, that dream came true! I LOVE Japanese crochet patterns and I wanted to visit the country where all this crochet loveliness originated! Since our youngest son was working in Japan … Continue reading

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2019 CGOA Conference

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I LOVE to teach crochet! And I LOVE to learn new crochet techniques! Don’t you?   I’m happy to announce that I’ll be teaching 5 classes at the CGOA Conference this July in Manchester, NH. Not all of my classes … Continue reading

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National Crochet Month

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It’s that time of year again: the time we celebrate all things crochet with National Crochet Month (NatCroMo) during the month of March. Crochet is so good for our emotional health! It’s relaxing, it can be challenging (if we push … Continue reading

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Crochet Doily Repair

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Do you have any beloved doilies with holes in them? Have you purchased some old crochet doilies or centerpieces at estate/garage sales only to find they have holes, cuts or burns in them? Do you know how to repair the … Continue reading

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New Crochet Pattern for Winter!

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It’s that time of year when we start wearing lots of accessories to help keep us warm (here in the Northern Hemisphere)! I sometimes wear a scarf or cowl inside my house to help keep my neck warm, which helps … Continue reading

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Another new Annie’s video!

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  I have another announcement for you this month! It’s my newest Annie’s crochet video class: “Learn Filet Crochet Using Thread and Yarn!”.   Filet Crochet is such a great crochet technique! I’ve been doing Filet Crochet for several decades … Continue reading

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Big Announcement: My New Annie’s Video

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Two months ago, I went to Berne, IN to film 2 crochet videos for Annie’s. Today, the first of the 2 videos is being released on the Annie’s website. I’m SUPER EXCITED about this video! The name of the video … Continue reading

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2018 Ravelry Gift-A-Long

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of my crochet and knit friends in the US!   It’s that time of year again for gift making and gift giving! I think every crocheter and knitter enjoys crocheting and/or knitting gifts for their family … Continue reading

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Lots of Exciting News!

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I have some exciting news for you today! Two weeks ago, I went to Berne, Indiana to film 2 new crochet videos for Annie’s! I can’t tell you yet what the topics of the 2 videos are, but I can … Continue reading

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To CGOA or not to CGOA? That is the question!

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What does that mean exactly? Well, to me it means whether to join CGOA (the Crochet Guild of America) or not. That’s a silly question, in my opinion! CGOA has been the best thing I ever could have done (and … Continue reading

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