Free pattern: Lacy Tencel Scarf

Last year, I designed a pattern for Yarnbox, a yarn subscription service. The best part of that project was getting to play with a new-to-me yarn, Tencel 3/2, an exquisitely beautiful hand dyed yarn by Teresa Ruch Designs. Back in June, while I was at The National Needlearts Association summer show, I got to meet … Read more

Free pattern: Shimmering Frost Beanie (2016 Holiday Blog Hop)

Back in June, I went to The National NeedleArts Association’s summer trade show and I had the chance to meet Dena and hang out in the Kreinik booth. Fave part about #TNNAshow: these people! This was taken between hugs with knit/crochet’s @UCrafter + @Jessie_AtHome pic.twitter.com/T8vLcaD0Ta — KreinikGirl (@KreinikGirl) June 12, 2016 This post contains affiliate … Read more

My travels: The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA) Summer Show 2016

A few weeks ago, I decided to take an overnight trip to my old stomping ground of Washington, D.C. for my first The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA) summer show. TNNA is a membership organization for needlearts professionals. The summer show was a bit closer to home this year and I decided to visit after interviewing … 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