Going to CGOA, Part 2

Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) conference is this July 25-28th in Portland, Oregon and I’M GOING!!!  I’m so excited.  I meant to post an update about it on Friday, but this last week has been a very difficult one for me personally and emotionally. Regardless, I’m back and I’m here now.  As soon as my […]

Meet the Tech Editor: Jean Clement, Desert Rose Fiber Arts

In this second installment of the Meet the Tech Editor series, I’d like to introduce you to Jean Clement of Desert Rose Fiber Arts.  You can find the first installment right here. I met Jean through a tech editors group and she’s been a kind, valuable and generous resource through that group whenever I, or […]

My Life: Crochet with a baby

I love my babies and I love crochet.  I love breastfeeding, but it takes so much of the day that if I sacrificed my stitching time while nursing, I’d almost never be able to crochet.  Thus, this is what often happens. Be sure to subscribe on youtube and sign up for my newsletter to find […]

Going to CGOA, Part 1

I’m going to CGOA!!!  This will be the first in a series of posts about my preparation and journey to the annual convention. I’m so excited about this.  I’m going to attend the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) convention in July!  This is fantastic.  I can’t wait to be surrounded by people who are completely like […]

Proper Project Level Definitions

UPDATE 4/27: I heard from Craft Yarn Council, Downloadable symbols are Basic, Easy, Intermediate, & Complex. In this first edition of the Tips from a Tech Editor series, learn the truth to Project Level definitions.  It’s about stitches, not skill. The article previously published by Novella titled What’s in a Skill Level? written by yours truly […]

Perfect Middle Pull from a Skein of Yarn

Finding the center of a skein of yarn can be difficult.  But following my method, you will always stitch from the center of your skein without any tension problems. Step 1:  Find the outside end of the yarn that the yarn company stuffed into one side of the skein.  Pull that out and tuck it […]

Sari Silk Boho Scarf Pattern

I love the idea of Sari Silk, that it is providing jobs and income to women while at the same time reducing waste, and providing us with a beautiful, functional item!  But it can be difficult to decide how to use it.  With this short pattern, you will create an everyday scarf that shows all […]

Convertible Crochet By Doris Chan, A Book Review

Gorgeous pictures and lacey designs are often overwhelming for me to attempt to stitch.  Find out how I overcame that anxiety and made several pieces from this book. This post contains affiliate links.  When you use links, I receive a minor commission.  This helps support my blog and free content to you and it doesn’t […]

New Website!

  If you have been following Fiat Fiber Arts you may have noticed some changes.  Thanks to all the excellent sales of the Chloe Kim Olympic Hat, I was able to purchase domain and hosting for a year for this website!  The next step is to monetize it by getting some ads on it.  I […]

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