handspinning, Tutorials, Uncategorized

How to Fix Broken Yarn When Spinning; It’s Easy!

So you're spinning along, enjoying the relaxing rhythm of your work, when your yarn unexpectedly breaks! Maybe you over-drafted (my usual problem) or maybe your yarn wasn't twisted enough and just fell apart. What now?! No worries friends. It is easily fixed. I have made a short video to show you how it's done. Enjoy!… Continue reading How to Fix Broken Yarn When Spinning; It’s Easy!

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Crochet and Knitting Book Reviews, crochet patterns, Uncategorized

Book Review: Every Which Way Crochet Borders

A whole book of crochet borders! Today I have a book review for you. This is Every Which Way Crochet Borders┬áby Edie Eckman. I was sent this book by Storey Publishing (thank you!), in hopes that I would write a favorable review, but I never say what I don't mean, so no worries there. You… Continue reading Book Review: Every Which Way Crochet Borders

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Not What I Thought, a Story of Handspun Yarn

More handspun to show you!!! I love spinning. I do it when I don't have an urgent project...or when I feel like avoiding my work. So, I have this Malabrigo Nube in colorway #866 Arco Iris. It is very colorful. When I got this roving I expected that it would produce very loud, bright yarn.… Continue reading Not What I Thought, a Story of Handspun Yarn

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On Fire

Introducing my newest pattern, "On Fire Wrap". This pattern is self-published, and is available on Ravelry and Etsy for $4.00. It is also available on Craftsy and LoveCrochet.I will be teaching a project class on this wrap in January at my LYS. Hope lots of you can come! You can find out date, time, and… Continue reading On Fire

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Happy National Crochet Month!

March is National Crochet Month! How will you celebrate this wonderful craft? It should probably involve yarn shopping, right? 'Cause we all know it's impossible to have too much. (wink)I will be crocheting this month...of course. Also, I will be participating in Crochetville's National Crochet Month blog tour, for the second year in a row.… Continue reading Happy National Crochet Month!