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

Crochet Favs πŸ’œ

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 πŸ’œ

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?

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

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!

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

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