Interview with crochet designer, Julie Yeager

Today, I’m happy to share an interview with crochet designer, Julie Yeager. Though we’ve never met in real life, Julie and I share a love of crocheting squares and blankets, and of participating in crochet related swaps. (And, I learned from the interview that we also both grew up shopping for yarn at Woolworth’s in New York … Read more

Year of Projects 2: I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

This post contains affiliate links. Like U2, I still haven’t found what I’m looking for (in an afghan motif). I’ve done a lot of swatching this week and I’m not that much closer to choosing a pattern for the bedspread I want to make my mom for her milestone birthday. At first, I was thinking … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: The List

This post contains affiliate links. I’m so excited to be embarking on a second Year of Projects along with the folks in the Come Blog-A-Long group on Ravelry.  Last year, I aimed to work my way through Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters – you can read more about why here – … Read more

FO Friday: Grannies in the mail!

This post contains affiliate links. On Tuesday, I mailed a total of 40 six inch crochet blocks to the Binky Patrol in Arizona as part of the Crochetlist April charity challenge.  I shared the first nine blocks two weeks ago, the next 17 last week, and three bullion stitch blocks on Sunday, so today I … Read more

FO Friday: Granny mania

This post contains affiliate links. Since last week, I’ve finished another 17 (!) six inch squares for Crochetlist‘s April charity challenge.  These will eventually become blankets for Arizona children through the Binky Patrol.  I can definitely see how people get excited by granny a day projects.  Once you get on a roll, it is pretty … Read more