Crochet Pattern: Long Double Crochet Warm Up America Block

I’m just two weeks away from Stitch N’ Pitch at Citi Field. If you haven’t had the pleasure of attending Stitch N’ Pitch, you should check out the schedule and see if there’s a game near you! Every year, The National Needlearts Association works together with baseball teams around the… View Post

FO Friday: Brooklyn’s Baby Blanket

Way back in February, I learned my cousin had a newborn daughter via Facebook.  Her name is Brooklyn. (Yes, like me, my cousin was born in Brooklyn, but he hasn’t lived there for about 20 years). I decided to make her a baby blanket using some stash yarn.  I started… View Post

Interview with Johnny Vasquez from New Stitch a Day

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Johnny Vasquez, a crochet teacher. As a crochet and knitting teacher, I’m constantly looking for online resources to share with my students so they have additional supports when I’m not around.  I can’t remember how… 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

FO Friday and I Love Yarn Day!

I’m excited to be participating in another I Love Yarn Day on my blog!  To celebrate, I’m sharing some charity projects and showing off some of my recent yarn acquisitions. Finished charity projects I’ve been working on some charity projects with stash yarn for the Hats 4 the Homeless drive… View Post