LPB is now on YouTube

Yup. I've been hard at work these last few weeks recording, editing, and assembling tutorial videos. And then I created the LPB home YouTube channel to post them. It's been quite a learning experience and a rather enjoyable one as well. Although it's been odd not to touch yarn or hooks/needles during this time, I … Continue reading LPB is now on YouTube

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

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!

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

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

Creating a Classic, the Granny Square

Probably the most recognized crochet motif is the Granny Square. It's a classic. The pattern itself is relatively simple and you can use it to make just about anything including scarves, bags, vests and of course afghans. Also, you can review a basic crochet chart as you go or before you begin. You only need … Continue reading Creating a Classic, the Granny Square

Charting It

I haven’t seen my yarn or beads in a while…. They are in a few boxes, under more boxes in a room full of even more boxes that I know they are hiding. But more boxes are being packed and piled into the same room. Argh, we’ll get there soon. My shelves at the apartment are empty … Continue reading Charting It