Category Archives: Yarn review

Delicious Yarns!

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Have you seen some of the new color-changing yarns that are available in the US now? They’re gorgeous! I’ve been enjoying color-changing yarns for quite some time now. It’s hard to resist buying the newer yarns because the colors are … 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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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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Crochet a Shawl for Less Than $5!

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Are you looking for a crochet project that won’t break your bank? I have just the thing for you. Here’s my “Keepsake Lace Shawl” that was originally published in the May/June 2010 issue of Crochet Today magazine. The pattern is … 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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Book and Yarn Review: “Baby Washcloths & Afghan Squares” book and Omega Sinfonia yarn

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Last month, I got the book, “Baby Washcloths & Afghan Squares” by Lisa Carnahan, published by Annie’s. This is a knitting book, not a crochet book. But since I now know how to knit, as well as crochet, I wanted … Continue reading

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Winding Yarn into a Ball

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Have you ever bought some gorgeous yarn that’s in a hank instead of a ball and asked yourself “How am I going to wind this into a ball”? Obviously, you can’t crochet or knit something with the yarn if it’s … Continue reading

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Continuous Crochet Motifs

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I bought a crochet book last year called “Continuous Crochet Motifs” from a Japanese seller on EBay. I paid $40.00 for this book, which is a lot to spend on a crochet book, but it is very much worth the … Continue reading

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