Mini interview with Tammy Hildebrand

Welcome to my themed blog series, Crochet Specialty of the Month! Each month in 2015, I’ll feature a specialized crochet technique, stitch pattern, or project type through several posts. As part of this month’s focus on hairpin lace, I’m sharing a mini interview today with Tammy Hildebrand from Hot Lava Crochet. Tammy is a crochet designer, author, teacher, … Read more

Interview with Mary Beth Temple

Every Monday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be interviewing crocheters.  Today’s interview is with Mary Beth Temple, crochet designer, author, podcaster, teacher, editor, and publisher. I’m thrilled today to present my interview with Mary Beth Temple.  Like many crocheters, I first became aware of Mary Beth through her Getting Loopy podcast.  This interview has … Read more

FO Friday: Mother’s Day Shawl and other fun stuff

A few weeks ago, I shared a picture of a pineapple shawl I decided to design and make for my Mom seven days before Mother’s Day.  (Cue up the “What were you thinking??” comments from the peanut gallery.) I wasn’t sure if I would finish it on time, and I didn’t even know if my … Read more

3KCBWDAY6 – Improving Your Skillset

This post contains affiliate links. I’m an advanced crocheter, but there’s always more to learn – and more people to learn it from.  As a crochet teacher, I consider it part of my own continued development to learn from other teachers.  Since last July, as part of the Year of Projects hosted by the Come … Read more