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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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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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Dancing Sheep Yarn & Fiber (and why I love local yarn)

There’s somewhere I need to bring you… Here we are outside the door to one of my favorite places in Casper, WY and one of my favorite places in the world (I’ve been to 12 countries, so that’s sayin’ something!). Creative anticipation runs wild as I put my hands on the bars (see the one… Continue reading Dancing Sheep Yarn & Fiber (and why I love local yarn)

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Consider the Drape: Lessons in choosing the right yarn for your project.

                  In the crochet world, there are so many projects to choose from, and so many patterns and choices of fiber for any given pattern. Needless to say, it can be overwhelming to commit to anything! And even when you make your decisions, sometimes your project can… Continue reading Consider the Drape: Lessons in choosing the right yarn for your project.

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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!