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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

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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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Teaching Time

Heads up to those of you living in the South Central Texas area stretching between Austin and San Antonio. I'll be teaching beginning knitting and advanced crochet classes on Thursdays and Fridays in January. Knitting classes will be either a winter hat or a cowl and the advanced crochet will be either Tunisian or Amigurumi… Continue reading Teaching Time