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Yo, VIP – Let’s Hook It

I am always amazed at the beautiful hats, blankets, and banners y’all make with my patterns.  It is some seriously cute stuff, and I am so wowed by each of you! But say you’re addicted to putting your crochet outside…  Will they work for that too? YEP! Oh, and by the way: If you weren’t a child of the 90s, or you… Read more →

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Wool you be mine?

Oh my goodness, friendos: where has this month gone?  I mean, I know I’ve spent a lot of time holed up with nothing but a crochet hook and a bag of Willy Wonka Heartbreakers, but I didn’t realize so much time had passed. Maybe, like me, you’ve been in a bit of a vortex.  Maybe you forgot Valentine’s day is… Read more →

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Let’s Make Some Ornaments!

Are you in that pre-Christmas crazytown where you realize you will never get everything that needs to be done in the way you want it to be done before the shipping cut-off/ boarding last call / in-law visit / Christmas morning? Take a deep breath.  It’s going to be OK.  And if it’s not, there will be candy. Maybe what… Read more →

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Worst Model Ever

You may have noticed some new photos here, in my Etsy shop, on my FB page and elsewhere on the internets thanks to my friend Erin. I really can’t stress enough the importance of making a photographer friend (college kids – get thee to the school newspaper and befriend everyone! These are the folks who will be taking your pictures and… Read more →

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Bar Cozy

The bar where I crochet (eh, drink while holding a hook) on Wednesday nights is now a little cozier. Annie, who runs the place, and Paige, fellow crochet lover and long-time friend of Annie’s (and short-time friend of mine) hatched an idea to cover the place in yarn. The two of them used leftover yarn to make a ton of… Read more →

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Crochet Social Media Buttons

I don’t know if other pattern designers feel this way – but I spend a lot of time making patterns and not a lot making things from them. Once the testing phase is over, they go on the shelf. But every once in a while a perfect opportunity to use them comes up. Look to the right – great opportunity,… Read more →