A beautiful inexpensive pattern is available at the bottom of this post, along with affiliate links and a coupon code to purchase the gorgeous fair trade yarn to make your own clutch. I simply love the Darn Good Yarn company. Once I found out about Sari Silk yarn, I had to get my hands on […]
A little chat about accuracy. I learned this in college. There is a difference in precision and accuracy. Imagine you’re shooting 5 arrows at a bulls-eye. If you land 5 arrows in all different locations all over the place your precision is off. If you land all 5 arrows in the SAME place, then your […]
MATERIALS Bernat Maker Outdoor Stripes, Bulky 5 weight (68% Acrylic / 32% Nylon, 249 yards / 228 meters, 8.8 oz / 250 g) Fresh Teal Stripe, 1 skein Tunisian Hook US L/8mm, (Optional normal crochet hook of similar size for edging) Notions: Scissors, Needle GAUGE 9 pattern stitches & 12 rows = 5” […]
I haven’t had a random update in a while. So, here goes. I have accomplished step 3 in the going to CGOA list. I bought my plane ticket!! Wow, there were some pitiful options by the time I was getting mine. Like leaving at midnight or arriving at 2 AM, or 12 hour layovers. […]
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 […]
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 […]
For both designers and stitchers, I have a guest post over on Made by Novella, that is all about that “skill level” that’s listed on patterns. This post is part of her series on “How to read a crochet pattern.” Be sure to check it out and show Novella some love! While you’re there, check […]
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