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Inspirations #1: Easter Blessings

I know that the first day of spring is designated as March 20th. However, March in the midwest where I was born doesn’t usually feel too much like spring. For me, Easter always seemed to be the more logical, fun, and yummy (mmmm, chocolate!)...

Crochet.Community Gazette: Issue 3.03 (March 2016)

oops… forgot to post this last month! Sorry about that. In like a LION and out like a LAMB — that’s what we are all hoping for, up here in Canada! (check out the links above for some adorable crocheted items!) Besides the weather, what else...

About that 3-ring Binder....

I had previously shown a binder I put together to save new stitch samples: and now I’ve added into it to save Yarn Samples, with their labels. It’s proven more useful than I first expected, because I can compare color combinations right in...

Weekly Wonders: The Deserted Island

You’re on a deserted island… you have found ways to meet all of your daily living needs…. and then you find a box with the label of your favourite craft store …. What do you hope to find inside?

The Yarn Stash Binder

Barb recently posted her Yarn Samples Binder, using the page created by Dedri. I thought it would be wonderful to have a version with our logo on it and, so, I contacted Dedri to see if she would mind. What a wonderful lady and, yes, she gave...

Modernizing Crochet Patterns #1: Inspiration from Old Crochet Magazines

This is a repost of my regular blog that you can find at http://susanbeingsnippy.blogspot.ca Now, after quite a few years of crocheting a variety of projects from afghans to slippers to baskets I must toot my own horn in that I can follow a...

My first blog

hi all, If you’re reading this, it’s official, I’m a blogger at last! Took up crochet 2 years ago when I gave up smoking, didn’t realise how addictive it would be, the smell and feel of a new ball of yarn, the dread when encountering a new...

Crochet.Community Theme: Swatches

To swatch or not to swatch, that is the question! Well this month the answer is: TO SWATCH. Choose a stitch or pattern that you have never tried before (or have but you want to showcase it) and create a sample to showcase here and label it of...

Finally!

Yes, it took me a while to screw up my courage and attempt to work out the problems with this “simple” scarf/shawl. If you remember, I was lamenting a bit ago about the neckline of this project (The “Simple” Scarf) and how I wasn’t sure how I...

My Yarn Factory Experience

We have a “Yarn Factory” about an hour or so from here and I have been looking forward to their big tent sale that starts today!! So excited. And then I had to get realistic — hauling a 2-year-old for the hour+ drive, try to shop for yarn...