Blogiversary week of giveaways, Day 1: Happy Cute by Annie Obaachan

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m reviewing Happy Cute: 25 Amigurumi Celebration Gifts to Make by Annie Obaachan and hosting a giveaway of my review copy, courtesy of Barron’s Educational Books.  This seemed like a great book to kick off my week of giveaways, because it is very celebratory! I’m a big fan… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Intermeshing detour

 This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. Last week, I talked about exploring other crochet techniques which were not included in  Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters, and the general consensus… View Post

Interview with Deborah Atkinson (Snowcatcher)

This post contains affiliate links. Do you ever stumble across a blogger or designer and wonder how it is that you haven’t seen her work until that moment?  This is exactly how I felt when I first saw Deborah Atkinson’s Snowcatcher blog.  I literally couldn’t understand how so much time… View Post

Knit & Crochet Design Week, Day 6: Finishing off

(This post is part of my series for Knit and Crochet Design Week 2012.) Designing a Simple Knit Beanie: Day 6 Today’s Design Week theme is into a pattern. As you can see, I’m no where near finished with my beanie at this point. I mentioned before that the stitch pattern, Sandstorm, reminded… View Post

Knit & Crochet Design Week, Day 5: Cast on

(This post is part of my series for Knit and Crochet Design Week 2012.) Designing a Simple Knit Beanie: Day 5 Today’s Design Week theme is problems.  I don’t generally have too many problems until I start the project!  Once you get the yarn on the needles or hook, fantasy meets reality, and… View Post