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Choosing the Right Crochet Hook (when buying knitting biased yarn)

Most skeins of yarn have both a suggested knitting needle and crochet hook size on their label. Sometimes there is only a needle size given, and crochet hooks are left out in the cold. What is a crochet girl (or dude) to do? There are a few things you can do: #1 Scream "Crocheting ROCKS!"… Continue reading Choosing the Right Crochet Hook (when buying knitting biased yarn)

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Psst… Crochet. Pass it on.

In case you haven't caught on, I'll just tell you straight up - I love teaching crochet. And I will admit - I love getting paid... cuz I do love eating, heating my home, and... wait, who am I kidding? I pretty much get paid in yarn! But way above and beyond the practical payback, I LOVE… Continue reading Psst… Crochet. Pass it on.

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Do you Dream in Color? In Yarn Color that is…

Look at that girl! Do you see that obsessed look in her eyes? THAT is someone who loves yarn. I appreciate yarn for every reason there is. I love cheap yarn, expensive yarn; the soft, the gritty; bulky and fine weights; yarn I spun myself and decades-old yarn stashed in storage. I love it all. Cheap yarn:… Continue reading Do you Dream in Color? In Yarn Color that is…

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Check out these awesome hooks, books & crooks (just kidding… yarn… I meant yarn. No crooks here!)

Here's a little round up of my favorite hooks, books and yarn! My Favorite Children's Books About Yarn When I teach classes for children - crochet, finger knitting and weaving - I always have a stash of books on-hand to read to them once they get going on a project. It keeps them motivated to… Continue reading Check out these awesome hooks, books & crooks (just kidding… yarn… I meant yarn. No crooks here!)

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Not Knit Weekend CAL – FULL Details!

Come join the fun! I am hosting a CAL over at The Firefly Creatives Facebook Group.   Come make my newest design, Not Knit Hat, with a group of lovely people! We will have check-ins, prizes and support as you work through the pattern. The CAL goes over one weekend and should take only a… Continue reading Not Knit Weekend CAL – FULL Details!