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Review: Craftsy Freeform Crochet Online Class

I have to say, since I discovered Craftsy a few years back, I've fallen in love with the whole darn thing. The patterns, the online classes, and tons of info on so many topics from fiber art, to culinary arts, photography and gardening (just to name a few). I started out with downloading the Craftsy… Continue reading Review: Craftsy Freeform Crochet Online Class

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine's is a great time to show off your crochet skills. From making festive bunting, 3-D hearts, sweet sachets or even larger items like cute ami bears or love themed afghans. This year I wanted to make some small hearts I could put around my desk and make the area festive. I searched for a… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day

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Moogly Crochet Along!

If you've never visited Tamara Kelly's blog, Moogly, now is the time. I love her blog! I try to keep up with it but sometimes life does have other plans. This past week I noticed in my Moogly email newsletter that she's already started the 2017 Crochet Along (CAL). Its actually already up to the… Continue reading Moogly Crochet Along!

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I ❤️ my creative magazines

I really do love my creative magazines. Two I really, really love. Four times a year, I look forward to receiving my Crochet! copy. I get this subscription because I'm a member of CGOA. This quarter didn't disappoint. I have to say, I'm in love with the front cover's sweater. I may have to make… Continue reading I ❤️ my creative magazines

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7 Misunderstood Things About Crochet

Crochet is a beautiful and fascinating art form. I say this after decades of working and creating fiber art pieces for myself, friends and for purchase. However, in those years I've heard a few things that just aren't correct when it comes to crochet. Here, I'm going to review seven of those misunderstood things and get to the… Continue reading 7 Misunderstood Things About Crochet

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Clear the Clutter and Donate for Some Good at the Same Time

Once the holiday festivities begin to wind down, the relatives leave, the last wrapping piece is recycled, and the dog is curled up in his bed (again) it’s time to start thinking towards your goals for the next year. One of mine each year is to Clear the Clutter in my office. I know many… Continue reading Clear the Clutter and Donate for Some Good at the Same Time

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Holiday Craziness

It's that time of the year. Yes, zipping around from store to store, doing last-minute errands, getting gifts shipped out and trying to keep warm at the same time. It's been surprisingly cold here, I had to break out the hats and jackets. Brrrr. I've also been very busy at the shop. Lots of new… Continue reading Holiday Craziness