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 […]
CGOA 2022: Day 6?
Last day of sightseeing, Mass, and driving 8 hours home!!!!
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 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 […]
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!!!
Tips from a Tech Editor: Work to the stop
Often in crochet patterns we are asked to work a pattern or a stitch type until some stopping point. Then we are given different instructions for after that stopping point. When writing crochet patterns, it can often be confusing for designers as to where to stop. “Do I tell them to work all the way […]
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 […]
There’s a great many items we make in crochet that have circular construction. We want them to fit. It’s easy to measure the head or body circumference, but it’s hard to measure the circumference of a flat crocheted item. We can measure the diameter of the item, but it’s hard to measure the diameter of […]