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

2012 Year in Review: Exploring Ravelry

Although I’ve been a Ravelry member since December, 2007, I barely used it until 2011.  Last year, I finally started to browse Ravelry regularly for pattern searches and began to participate in several groups.  My Rav goal for 2012 was to use the notebook to track all of my projects. Adding projects (and even taking … Read more

Ripple Mania CAL giveaway winners!

I’m so glad that I said the Ripple Mania CAL giveaway winners would be selected randomly because it would have been impossible to choose my favorite projects from among all of the great entries!  I had a wonderful time during the CAL, and I hope you did, too.  I want to thank everyone who participated … Read more

FO Friday: Scrapbusting scarf and other goodies

It’s been three weeks since I last participated in F.O. Friday, but I’ve actually finished quite a few projects in that time. I made three secret projects using this yarn, along with about eight swatches, for Kollabora, a new maker community. The big reveal was supposed to be this week, but it was delayed due … Read more

Ripple Mania CAL: Week 2 – Ripple Basics

This week is all about ripple basics.  Most ripple newbies struggle with one of three things: increasing, decreasing, or changing colors.  Not to worry!  This week’s Ripple Mania PDF includes photo tutorials for all three! If you’re a ripple pro, there’s still something for you.  I included patterns for three ripple stitches, tips for sizing your … Read more

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