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
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
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
I must say, since moving to Texas, I've been to more bead markets, yarn stores, farmers markets and fiber festivals than I think I've ever been to before. Talk about Texas being bigger! They do it bigger and better here. This weekend I was thrilled to travel to the Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta in Seguin, TX.… Continue reading Fibers, spinners and yarn, oh my!