2012 Year in Review: 12 for Myself

Back in January, I joined the Ravelry group 12 for Myself (now called For Myself!) with the hopes of making some crochet projects for me!  I’m that type of crocheter who always makse things for others and rarely for myself.  You know, the one who never has her own scarf… View Post

Giveaway: Rippling Effects

 This post contains affiliate links. Continuing my theme of unclaimed prizes, today’s book is Rippling Effects by Carole Prior, courtesy of Leisure Arts.  (Ravelry members can see most of the patterns here.) This was one of the prizes from the Ripple Mania CAL, but linda74 from alottastitches already owned a copy.… View Post

2012 Year in Review: Charity projects and crafting for a cause

This year, I donated more projects and patterns to charity (and causes) than I have for quite a long time. I started off 2012 by making 6″ granny squares.  I sent off 40 to Binky Patrol in May as part of the Crochetlist charity challenge. In June, I hosted the charity… View Post

Giveaway: 30-Min Knits

This post contains affiliate links. Since the original winner of the giveaway for 30 Min-Knits: What Can You Knit in Half an Hour or Less? by Carol Meldrum, courtesy of Barron’s Educational Series, never claimed her prize, I’m offering up the book again today! You can check out my review and a sample project… View Post

2012 Year in Review: Book Reviews

One of my favorite bloggy things to do is review craft books.  With so many books out there, it can be tough to pick out new ones for your collection.  Today I’m sharing a roundup of my 2012 crafty book reviews, just in case you are expecting to go book… View Post