Interview with Deborah Atkinson (Snowcatcher)

This post contains affiliate links. Do you ever stumble across a blogger or designer and wonder how it is that you haven’t seen her work until that moment?  This is exactly how I felt when I first saw Deborah Atkinson’s Snowcatcher blog.  I literally couldn’t understand how so much time had elapsed without me being … Read more

Knit & Crochet Design Week, Day 3: Take measurements

(This post is part of my series for Knit and Crochet Design Week 2012.) Designing a Simple Knit Beanie: Day 3 Today’s Design Week theme is yarn.  Since I already selected my yarn on Day 1, I’m focusing on measurements today. When I’m making a project for myself, I usually take my own measurements.  But what about if … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion Stitch Blocks, week 3

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) The subtitle of this post should be: Unraveled. Yesterday, I learned that squares for Heartmade Blessings, the intended charity recipient of my bullion stitch blocks, cannot contain any black yarn.  So last night, this: became this. I … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 2

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. I was under the weather this week, and I’m taking the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting this weekend (14 hours of fun, preceded by many days … Read more

Interview with Sandie Petit, founder of Crochet Cabana

This post contains affiliate links. In the early 2000s, when I first learned to read crochet patterns, there weren’t many good crochet websites.  One that I would visit time and again for help understanding a new technique was Crochet Cabana.  Even now, as a crochet teacher I often refer beginners to this wonderful site.  So … Read more

Subscribe to the newsletter to get my secrets and access to the subscriber vault!

5 Secrets for Improving Your Crochet Skills