Today, on tips from a tech editor, we’re talking about those pesky repeats on a granny square. You’d think it’s pretty straightforward, right? 4 sides. Tell them what to do, repeat 3 times, boom, you’re back where you started. But are you? It really all depends on where you start stitching and where you start […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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I love using track changes in Microsoft Word when editing patterns. It’s so easy to mark a typo, or select a stitch count and add a comment like “I didn’t get the same number as you.” This presents the designer with a document where she (he) can see exactly what needs to be addressed. The […]
HOW DO I USE THIS??? Let me help you in this explanation for using thin-thick yarns. Also good for pompom yarn, thick slubby yarn, anything that goes from extremely thin to having thick blobs of yarn. I love art yarns. I’m attracted to them for some reason. I just love how interesting they look. Then […]
October is CGOA Membership month and they are offering a discount and a bunch of amazing prizes. Click here for my personal referral link to get your membership started today! If you haven’t noticed how much I love the CGOA (Crochet Guild of America), then please click back to my posts about going to […]