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New Crochet Pattern: Polish Stars Pot Holder

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I’ve been meaning to publish this pot holder pattern for several years, but everyday life has been getting in the way! That’s not a great excuse, but I’m going to run with it! I first learned to do the Polish … Continue reading

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2019 CGOA Conference Afterglow

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It’s been 3 weeks since I returned home from the CGOA Conference in Manchester, NH. This year is the 25th Anniversary of CGOA! Wow! I’ve been a member since 2002, so I’ve been with CGOA for 17 of their 25 … Continue reading

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Announcing 2 New Designs for KnitCrate

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What? You haven’t heard of KnitCrate? Let me tell you all about them (or at least a little about them). KnitCrate is a company that ships out monthly knitting and crocheting boxes/crates which include both a knit and crochet pattern, … Continue reading

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Japan Trip Highlights

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My hubby and I had so much fun on our trip to Japan last month! When our youngest son told us that he was going to be in Japan for 3 months for his work, we decided to take a … Continue reading

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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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