In training!

This post contains affiliate links. My main focus this week has been preparing for the Ravellenic Games, which kick off on Friday during the opening ceremony for the London Olympics. My personal Herculean effort will be to knit my first pair of socks.  I decided to use a pattern from Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks by Melissa … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: The List

This post contains affiliate links. I’m so excited to be embarking on a second Year of Projects along with the folks in the Come Blog-A-Long group on Ravelry.  Last year, I aimed to work my way through Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters – you can read more about why here – … 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

Must-Have Beginner Knitting Books (and Video)

This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you know that while I’ve been crocheting continuously for the last 27 years or so, I only decided to pick up knitting again in the last year.  I was, frankly, scared of knitting.  As a kid, my grandmother introduced me to … Read more

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