How to write crochet: Decimals in patterns

Why? How? Wherefore? Why would you use decimals in a pattern? First of all, it’s more scientific. I think of patterns as techinical writing and decimals fit better than fractions with a slash. 1.5 is much easier to read than 1 1/2. The only time that fractions would be preferable over decimals is for those […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

2019 A Year in Review & Looking Forward

What happened to January?? I’ll tell you what, you guys knocked it out of the park!!! January had a total of 66 patterns edited plus an ebook with 7 more patterns! What follows with the rest of this blog post is a rehash of what my brain was doing in the first week or so […]

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