15+ Etsy Crochet and Knitting Gift Ideas for the Holidays

One of my favorite things about the holidays is gifting handmade. I get to indulge my creative side while making a unique and special gift. I’ve been gifting handmade for as long as I can remember. Coming from a family of talented needle artists, handmade gifts (usually sewn or crocheted)… View Post

15 Unique Granny Square Finds for Your Favorite Crochet Lover

One of the best things about the internet is that you can find unique, handmade and vintage items from near and far! This is a roundup of 15 unique, granny square-themed finds from Etsy. These would make great gifts for your favorite crocheter, or awesome collectibles, accessories, and decorations for… View Post

Will I see you at HGTV Magazine’s Blogger Block Party?

Thanks to HGTV Magazine for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% honest & completely my own. I was super excited to discover HGTV Magazine’s 3rd Annual Blogger Block Party event a few weeks back. This is a free event scheduled for Monday, August 22, 2016 in my hometown of… View Post

Interview: Dora Ohrenstein, Crochet Designer and Author

This post contains affiliate links. Today’s interview is with fellow New Yorker, Dora Ohrenstein.  Dora is the publisher of the Crochet Insider ezine; a designer whose work has appeared in Crochet!, Crochet Today!, Crochet World, Interweave Crochet, and Vogue Knitting Crochet, among other publications; the author of Creating Crochet Fabric, Custom… View Post

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Coats & Clark’s Book No. 208 Edgings

This post contains affiliate links.  This week’s pick: Coats & Clark’s Book No. 208 Edgings Source: Purchased from CountrynMore2 on Etsy. Publication date: 1971 Status: Out of print but available online. Condition: Edges are worn. Crafts: Crochet, knitting, and tatting. I’ve mentioned this booklet before on my blog.  I bought it when I was planning to learn hairpin… View Post