FO Friday: September Charity De-stash

This week, I finally finished a project I’ve been talking about since last year:  I donated 4,170 yards of synthetic yarn that I had no plans of using to charities.  (That’s the equivalent of about 11.5 skeins of Red Heart Super Saver, in case you need a visual.) I’ve been… View Post

Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Juanita Quinones

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m interviewing Juanita Quinones, also known as BoricuaCrochet, a crocheter I met on Ravelry who is also a crochet tech editor.  Originally from Puerto Rico, Juanita moved to the mainland U.S. about 20 years ago and now… View Post

Year of Projects, Year 2: Therapeutic

 This post contains affiliate links. I guess that crocheted motifs are my go to project when I’m feeling stressed, which is how I managed to finish 9 during another busy week.   My running total of grannies for charity is now 25, so I have 27 more to go.  Let me… View Post

Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Angele Lumiere

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. Today, I’m very excited to interview Spanish crochet designer and blogger, Angele Lumiere.  You may have seen Angele’s designs on her Ravelry page or her French/Spanish bilingual blog, Le flux de la creativite.  You can also… View Post

Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series Kick Off!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I don’t share many details about my personal (that is, non-crafting) life.  As a result, most of my readers probably don’t know too much about my background. I grew up in Brooklyn and Manhattan within two multi-ethnic (Cuban… View Post