Category Archives: craft blogs

10 Ideas to Stay Inspired During a Crafting Hiatus | Lion Brand Notebook


 A great article posted on Lion Brand’s blog recently.  What a great website and blog!   I don’t think I have ever been on a crafting hiatus.  You???   I am thinking the idea here is finding other outlets of creativity and/or … Continue reading

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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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Stitch Diva Blog – Learning to Lucet


Hellooo…I do hope this blog post finds you all doing well!  Happy Saturday! I got a fabulous newsletter this morning in an email.  It immediately intrigued me!  I think I have seen this tool somewhere before, and I remember that it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Crochet Blogs, 2013 edition – Libertys Yarn


Top 10 Crochet Blogs, 2013 edition – Libertys Yarn.

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Linen Grocery Tote – the purl bee


Just in case you hadn’t noticed . . . this is definitely one of my very favorite websites!  And here is a really nice pattern for one of my very favorite things . . . This is pretty close to … Continue reading

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Crocheters Are Intelligent, not Stupid or Ignorant


I came across this thought-provoking article at crochetville.com which I think you should have a look at.  I would love to hear your thoughts on the matter. It brings in to question the intelligence of those of us who crochet.  I … Continue reading

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I Am Of Two Minds On The Matter – Cotton Dishcloths


S-o-o-o-o . . . Do you knit and/or crochet???  What are your favorite dishcloths?  Me?  I once was a die-hard crochet dishcloth fanatic.  That is, until I started knitting.  I have fallen in love with Grandmother’s Favorite Dishcloths.  I actually have … Continue reading

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The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook


I swear, I am going to learn to do cable knitting.  Soon.  It really doesn’t look all that difficult. The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook. Here is another good blog post at: Author, knitting teacher, and erstwhile crochet-along/knit-along … Continue reading

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TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

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Learn to read crochet patterns


I am once again trying my hand at writing a pattern.  I believe this article is just what I’ve been looking for! Here is the part that especially interests me.  I need to remember to use the symbols properly. Symbols Crochet … Continue reading

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