Monthly Archives: August 2014

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?


Originally posted on TIME:
1) Get out in nature You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. (Actually, there’s research that says you do.) Being in nature reduces stress, makes you more creative, improves your memory and may even make…

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Navajo Knitting (or Crochet) . . . Triple Strands From One Source.


Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
I have been going crazy with this method of tripling yarn.  It is ingenious!  I am posting this to show you how it’s done.  Later on, I…

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Fiber Art Photography Now


Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
  Ten Ways to Improve Your Fiber Art Photography Now   | FEBRUARY 18, 2011   by Kristi Schueler “Only other fiber artists truly understand the hard work,…

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Whit’s Knits: Seed Stitch Mittens and Hand Warmers – The Purl Bee – Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!


  I know, you don’t want to hear it.  But, Old Man Winter will be here before you know it!  Best be prepared.  The Purl Bee, By Purl Soho is one of my favorite websites.  They often have picture tutorials. … Continue reading

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Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts on Etsy


    Instantly downloadable PDF pattern available for sale with this link:  Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. Sooo, I just have to brag a little bit.  I opened my email this morning to see that I had … Continue reading

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Should You Carry the Yarn Along the Side or Cut It? | Lion Brand Notebook


  I found this article pretty interesting, and I feel it might lend some useful information to those who question this subject as often as I do…I knew that you could ‘carry’ your yarn as you work up your project. … Continue reading

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Irish Crochet (Merletto irlandese di Asia Verten)la musica e Mina e Riccardo Cocciante Amore – YouTube


You’ve never seen Irish Crochet like this!  Take a look: Published on Jun 11, 2012 Galina Verten. Asia: “I would like to share with you my art and love of my life — Irish Crochet. As a Fashion Designer I … Continue reading

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