This is rather a cheat, I know. But there is a way that you can avoid much of the stress and pain of grading your crochet or knit item. You will still have to do some of the work that’s described in A Simple Guide to Grading Crochet, but you won’t have to work out […]
Completely off track from crochet or tech editing, watch to learn how to do one of many types of thread embroidery. This is Hardanger. It is simple yet creative, geometric and beautiful. You can create any number of designs. I’ll show you just a little of the basics. Check out my tutorial video on the […]
For days like today: Go here to my Instagram or Facebook page to see my reveal video. Our water is turned off for the house. There is a leak in the box underground near the street. We filled up several pitchers, cups and containers, and a tub, before the city shut it off. But no […]
Darn Good Yarn is the epitome of Earth day for me. This post contains affiliate links. I love yarn. Darn Good Yarn gives jobs to women in India and other countries where they otherwise might not have a job. What are these women doing? They are spinning scraps of sari silk into yarn. WOOHOO! I […]
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I could hear this on loop forever. So incredibly peaceful. It’s also a bit exciting because I’m one step closer to stitching my yarn!!! Click to hear the most peaceful sound to a yarn lover.
I finally have a yarn swift! I’ve been hand winding hanks of yarn for the last few years. In reality, it has limited my purchase of more specialty yarns simply because I had to hand wind it. Now I can wind my yarn with a swift and a ball winder and I’m so excited!! If […]
UPDATE: Valentines sale*!!! 20% off orders under $80 with code: Love20 25% off orders over $80 with code: Love25 Sale runs from Jan 28 – Feb 14th Our fabulous favorite yarn company now has their own yarn!! It is a z twist superwash Merino and Nylon blend and available in 4 beautiful jewel tones. Check […]
Sorry about that last post, error from the tablet. But I really did want to take a minute or two to explain this whole bulk tech edit thing to you. I know it can seem confusing on the surface. Standard tech edit pricing is to charge per hour with each pattern. My rate is $25/hour. […]
Two big craft fairs are done and past and my feet hurt! I was at the 37th Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts show here in the Brazos Valley. I did well. Not as good as some years but well enough. There were 3 booths with solid crochet. Plus st least 2 or 3 more booths […]