2012 Year in Review: 12 for Myself

Back in January, I joined the Ravelry group 12 for Myself (now called For Myself!) with the hopes of making some crochet projects for me!  I’m that type of crocheter who always makse things for others and rarely for myself.  You know, the one who never has her own scarf finished in time for the … Read more

FO Friday: Certified

Back in February, I attended the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting on-site training.  I had an amazing time during the three day training, and met some great knitters!  We had to prepare quite a few swatches for the class… Even though I mailed off the proof of my 30 hours of teaching months ago, I … Read more

FO Friday: Grannies on parade

This post contains affiliate links. I finished up nine granny squares this week to donate to the Crochetlist April charity challenge, the Binky Patrol in Arizona.  These were all made with acrylic stash yarns.  Since the squares need to be 6 inches, I’ve made minor modifications to each pattern to adjust the size. The first … Read more

Knit and Crochet Design Week with Stacey Trock

Stacey Trock from FreshStitches is one of my favorite bloggers and designers to follow.  She shares some really great projects, tips, and photos on her blog, and she is hosting Knit and Crochet Design Week from March 12 – 17.  I’m really excited to participate and to share my introductory post! Who am I? Welcome … 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