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My Yarn Holders

My daughter bought me a yarn bowl for Christmas … what a wonderful surprise!! When I have smaller balls of yarn, that is what I use. I love it. Usually, though, I am working with the giant balls of yarn and the yarn bowl just doesn’t cut it....

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #2: Suggestions For Yarns and Hook Sizes

There is already a big buzz about the Collaboration Mandala.. and lots of questions about yarn and hook sizes. Perhaps you would like to share your plans and/or your questions here in this discussion — for easy reference for others, especially...

Weekend Wonders: Your Yarn Stockpile

Just WONDER -ing … How much yarn, new and leftovers, do you have in your home right now? Be brave — show us a picture!!

My Crocheting Journal #17: Yarn Stash

Oh my…. that should probably be enough. I’m sure you can imagine what comes next! I took some time to (re) organize my yarn stash and, again, I say, “oh my!” I could say that it is too much yarn but there is the huge supply of the Colorama...

My Crocheting Journal #43: Joining Yarn

Joining two pieces of yarn: I used to just knot it and tuck in the ends. Then I discovered the Russian Join method and I was hooked – no knots, just a thicker section of yarn. I liked it. Then I see the pretty cool knot that you make by...

yarns #1: looking for any type yarn that doesn't tend to fuss after use & wash

Usually use red heart super saver

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...

T-shirt Yarn Tutorial

I wrote a simple tutorial on how to make T-shirt yarn. Of course this yarn can be used for crocheting. So I thought to share it with everyone. : http://www.mamtamotiyani.com/blog/t-shirt-yarn-tutorial-simple-craft-ideas Enjoy!!! :)

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...

is joanns the only place to get purl essence rainbow classic yarns

Purl essence rainbow classic in holiday turquoise. I came across this yarn at joanns and need more to finish my project but when I go back it’s nowhere to be found. As I’m looking through the Internet to find a site that sells it for less than...