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Exciting Order #5: Making a start!

So I finally got round to making a start on the top! I did loose all enthusiasm for it, but it has returned – yay! I’ve got all day tomorrow to work on it so will hopefully get quite a lot done.

Here's to New Beginings #1: Starting a Business

Here goes nothing… I have started a Facebook page, an Etsy shop, i have printed Business cards and started spreading the word about it. So far I have gotten several views, likes and favorites but no sales YET! I thought I would spread the...

The Crazy Crochet Journey #3: Started A We Heart It Page

Recently, I made a We Heart It page for my business- Charlee Ann’s Market. I am going to post coupon codes there and occasional updates on my shop! You can check out my page at www.weheartit.com/charleeannsmarket Don’t forget to follow! :)...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #2: where to start

In my last blog about my tunisian journey I announced that I had invested in Lily Chin’s Video and was very impressed. This second round of interest was inspired by a creation by Vivian Knits .. it is so beautiful (photo by Vivian) So…...

Tunisian Alpaca Swirl #1: Getting Started

As I got near the end of my Pfeilraupe scarf (and I wasn’t really loving it any more) I started getting really excited about making another “Tunisian in the round” afghan. Now, the scarf is done (and I still don’t really love it) and I have...

O Canada Afghan #2: Starting The Pattern

(remember that I am a leftie and my directions are as such.) The pattern for the O Canada Afghan is 82 stitches wide. NOTE: the chart says “80” but, for some reason, it doesn’t count the left side checkerboard design! . Using the...

O Canada Afghan #1: Getting Started

Well, the Deathflake afghan is hot off the hook and Rick said, “you don’t have another started yet?” So…. off to my stash to find some white and red to start my “O Canada” Afghan, on this beautiful Canada Day day. The Pattern I created and...

Challenge Parasol #1: Let's Get This Started!

Inspired by etelina’s beautiful parasols, we have a new challenge: a crocheted parasol The Inspiration The Challenge Parasol http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/mothers-day-contest-lace-parasol/40467?NAVIGATION_PAGE_CONTEXT_ATTR=PROJECT ...

Journey Into Intarsia #5: Starting from Left or Right?

This is a little strategy that I use and is very helpful … when following the pattern, it is VITAL that you remember whether you are starting from the left hand side of the chart or the right. I placed a brightly coloured piece of yarn on the...

COLLABORATION Entrelac STAR OF BETHLEHEM quilt #1: The Inspiration

CrochetDevee recently posted the following and I was “hooked” (ha, get the pun?) I have tried entrelac crochet several times, as it is Tunisian Crochet that you can do on a regular hook, and seeing this beautiful quilt, I just had to try...