My stash is my WIP

I’m about to start a new project.  I’m designing a crocheted bag pattern using Galler Yarns Parisian Cotton in Colvert.  The exact details are still formulating in my brain, which is why I have my collection of hooks out in the photo. I chose Colvert because I would like this bag to serve double duty … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 1

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. With my woven crochet clutch finished, I was ready to embark on a new chapter in Crochet Master Class.  I had the desire for texture, so I … Read more

Yarn stash kit 2

This post contains affiliate links. I managed to finish two small projects last week, and I promise to give them both the full photo treatment on FO Friday.  I also finished and joined all 375 squares on my sister’s blanket on Sunday during The Walking Dead season premiere.  Now I just need to add the … Read more

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Great Gifts for Yarncrafters

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. Great … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to New York City Yarn Shops

This post was last updated in May, 2017. I’m a native New Yorker who has lived in either Brooklyn or Manhattan for over 90% of my life, and I love to support local businesses! If you’re visiting New York City, check out my recommendations, and let me know what you think!   After I posted about the awesome … Read more

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