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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Handmade Gifts to Make

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Thanksgiving! In the U.S., the day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) signifies the official start of the holiday shopping season.  In the spirit of keeping the holidays a little more handmade and small business and a little less mass produced and corporate, I’m sharing several holiday gift guides today. Handmade …

Must-Have Beginner Crochet Books

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Thanksgiving! Just in time for the holidays, I decided to update my post on must-have beginner knitting resources with a crochet version.  I’ve been crocheting for 27 years and have been a Craft Yarn Council certified crochet instructor and teacher since 2008.  I’ve taught about 125 beginners to crochet since …

Come Blog-A-Long: Crochet Master Class

 This post contains affiliate links. Today is Day One of the Come Blog-A-Long year of projects.  My goals is to work my way through Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss. Instead of creating all of the patterns in the book, I’d like to make my …