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Buying the Proper Tools

I have a confession to make. I did not buy the proper tools for blocking. I went the cheap route and purchased a pack of interlocking kids play mats. They were light, bright, colourful and of course as I said, inexpensive. I use T-pins for blocking. These babies are thick and hold tight to the… Continue reading Buying the Proper Tools

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Crochet Favs 💜

Moving on. Unfortunately I was unable to locate any of the vanished posts. This doesn't make me pleased, but as I mentioned in my previous post, it is a lesson learned. And my recall is scarce as to what the post subjects were; hence I’m moving onwards with the fiber art adventures. Here we go!… Continue reading Crochet Favs 💜

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Technology at its best?

Imagine my surprise when I logged onto my site to update and post my latest blog text only to discover my previous posts aren't there! I had been posting from my mobile device, and it seems that was not a good idea. Two fold. 1) the posts don't seem to actually ever posted. And 2)… Continue reading Technology at its best?

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Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

Meditation and relaxation: knitting or crocheting can help transport you away from your chaotic daily activities and allow you to simply concentrate on what is in front of you, watch a movie (or two), and merely relax. The repetition enhances the feeling of calmness and has been associated with helping numerous individuals deal with depression.… Continue reading Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit

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Weekend in Vegas Baby!

This past weekend I spent some quality time in Las Vegas. You laugh, but really I did. I attended the Vogue Knitting LIVE Las Vegas event. Vogue held this year's event at the Red Rock Casino, Hotel and Spa Resort. And it was time well spent. I left for Vegas Thursday morning and landed after… Continue reading Weekend in Vegas Baby!

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Learning Tools for Crochet

The good thing about learning about any subject today is that there are a variety of places to find good sources of information. I’m forever grateful that my gramma first taught me beginning crochet when I was very young, but since then I’ve wanted to add to my skills and be able to enhance my… Continue reading Learning Tools for Crochet

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How Crochet Makes the World a Better Place

Art in itself makes the world a better place. When times are difficult, nations battle and people are left in the dust, life itself is simply a difficult task; art makes a difference. Art heals; it brings together people in a way few things can by creating an outlet for expression or a nature of… Continue reading How Crochet Makes the World a Better Place