Interview with Kim Guzman, a.k.a. CrochetKim

I am so incredibly pleased to share an interview with Kim Guzman today.  As a lover of Tunisian crochet and a member of the very active Yahoo group that she co-moderates with Angela “ARNie” Grabowski, tunisiancrochet, I’ve been a big fan of Kim’s work for years.  (Kim also does a lot of “regular” crochet design, too, as she … Read more

Interview with Kathryn Vercillo, author of Crochet Saved My Life

This post contains affiliate links. Today, I’m interviewing Kathryn Vercillo, one of my favorite crochet bloggers, for the second time.  (You can check out the first interview here.)  Kathryn recently self published a book, Crochet Saved My Life, about the ways crochet supports physical and mental healing. Kathryn is a professional writer, and her work has been … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: Decisions

 This post contains affiliate links. This week,  I auditioned six more motifs for my mom’s milestone birthday blanket.  I made each sample with stash yarn, and I’m happy to report that I’m almost to the bottom of one of my plastic yarn tubs! This is my version of Duckbill Dalliance by Margaret MacInnis.  I like this … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: Rerouting

(This post is part of my Year of Projects, Year 2 series.) This week, my goal was to try out some potential motif patterns for the bedspread I’m planning for my mom’s milestone birthday in February.  My sister’s bedspread took about 5 months to finish, and I’m assuming this one will be more complicated, so I … Read more

Holiday

This post contains affiliate links. I’m making good progress on the Bruges waves scarf for my friend, OB.  I started it during my final Bruges lace class with Tatyana Mirer last week.  (More details on the yarn and the classes.) When I asked OB about her preferred colors for a possible winter accessory, she asked … Read more

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