A Simple Guide to Grading Crochet

Does the idea of grading a pattern seem scary? Are you completely mystified by the concept? Do you want to create more designs and allow people of multiple sizes to use them, but you don’t know where to start? A Simple Guide to Grading Crochet is for you! I wrote this book after hearing from […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Crochet Makers, Designers and Tech Editors

For 2022, I’ve decided to collect for you some ideas that you can share with your loved ones when they’re wondering what to get for you. For the easy email, download the pdf found below. It has very brief descriptions with each idea. There are affiliate links both here and in the pdf whereby I […]

Catholic Mom Bundle Advent 2022

The Catholic Mom Bundle is out for sale this week only! Sales end November 11, 2022. For only $25 you can get products from 36 different small businesses. This is how Catholic moms help other Catholic moms but it’s not just for moms and it’s not just for Catholics!!! There will be many items that […]

Donated Yarn

The yarn fairy is for real!!! Below, I just want to share with you some things around the house. We got new sets of drawers for the two little girls, so I got the blue & red dresser. I was able to reorganize my craft storage space in my room and the picture below is […]

CGOA 2022: Day 5

Today was amazing!!!! The last class about lining your crochet pouch was fantastic!!! look at some of the finished pieces! I had a great afternoon, visiting with friends. Then we had our banquet. Sophia at our table. We ate great food, saw some awesome pieces in the fashion show, won prizes, and were so tired!! […]

CGOA 2022: Day 4

This morning’s breakfast was practically a fail. Restaurant open but no staff. Ended up at the hotel Starbucks, but it worked. Today’s class was really important to me. It was the How to write crochet class. The students were fabulous! They were soaking up ALL the information. The class was so intense, all I could […]

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!!!

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