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

Knit & Crochet Design Week, Day 1: Choose a stitch pattern and yarn

This post contains affiliate links. (This post is part of my series for Knit and Crochet Design Week 2012.) Designing a Simple Knit Beanie: Day 1 (Note to my readers who don’t knit: Even though my Design Week project is a knit, the steps I’ll walk through are common to knitting and crochet, and I’ll … Read more

Must-Have Beginner Knitting Books (and Video)

This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you know that while I’ve been crocheting continuously for the last 27 years or so, I only decided to pick up knitting again in the last year.  I was, frankly, scared of knitting.  As a kid, my grandmother introduced me to … Read more

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