CGOA 2022: Day 3

This morning started off with an AWESOME breakfast at Freddie’s Chicken and Waffles. I got neither chicken nor waffles but check out this omelet! Then it was all about my embroidery class all day! Sophia was ready to embroider, too!! My sister met her buddy Gwen McGannon of Gwen Goods (who also happens to be […]

CGOA 2022: Day 2

Today started off with a text at 7AM from Lorene that she missed her flight. Long story-short, I agreed to cover her sessions at Professional development day! Yay! We checked in with the conference folks for that and Sophia got a new mask! Isn’t that the cutest?? Really, it’s Claire’s present for being a newbie […]

CGOA Arrival

It took almost 8 hours with traffic and all the potty stops but we made it!! My sister made Sophia from the Golden Girls as her first ever amigurumi and she is our trip mascot. Here she is at a few of our stops and at the hotel. Stay tuned for more!!!

2021 Year in Review

Here, I will reveal the numbers and types of patterns I have tech edited in 2021. 2021 was my fourth year of professionally tech editing and it was fantastic! It seriously ended with a BANG! How Many Patterns? In total, the patterns & projects worked in 2021 counted 526 patterns. Of those, 502 patterns were […]

2022 Goals or No Goals?

One more year has come and gone. If there’s anything the last 2 years have taught us is that you can’t plan for everything. But God isn’t asking us to plan for everything, He’s asking us to live. Are you living your life in a way to love, serve, and know God and to love […]

Circles

There’s a great many items we make in crochet that have circular construction. We want them to fit. It’s easy to measure the head or body circumference, but it’s hard to measure the circumference of a flat crocheted item. We can measure the diameter of the item, but it’s hard to measure the diameter of […]

Darn Good Yarn Sari Silk Scarf Review

I love so much about the Darn Good Yarn company. As an affiliate, I’m offered the change to get a product for free so that I can review it and let you know what I think. Here’s my review of hte Sari Silk Scarf. First of all, it’s gorgeous! No doubt about that. In all […]

Your best next bag!

The Sari Silk Tote Bag was sent to me by Darn Good Yarn for a review. Well, here’s my review… IT’S GREAT!!! My first impression of this bag was how light weight it is. It’s amazing!!! It weighs virtually nothing!!! The best thing about this bag is that you can have it with you ALWAYS. […]

Abbreviations in Crochet

Abbreviations are great. They help us to write more quickly without causing eye strain to our readers. Abbreviations can help convey complex crochet moves in a concise way. But, too many abbreviations can get repetitive and annoying. The biggest and best abbreviation advice I can pass on (and it did not originate with me) is: […]