Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Year one finale in Bruges lace

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. I am having great fun with Bruges lace, which I’m learning from the master herself, Tatyana Mirer, in a three-week class at Knit-A-Way.  I’m the only person in the class at the … Read more

The ends

I took two vacation days from work and had a four-day weekend.  (Actually, it was a three-and-a-half-day weekend, since I taught my Tunisian Crochet class at the Adult School of Montclair on Monday night.)  I was brimming with creative energy, but after thoroughly depressing myself writing this post last week, I forced myself to spend … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion Stitch Blocks, week 3

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) The subtitle of this post should be: Unraveled. Yesterday, I learned that squares for Heartmade Blessings, the intended charity recipient of my bullion stitch blocks, cannot contain any black yarn.  So last night, this: became this. I … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bullion stitch blocks, week 2

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here. I was under the weather this week, and I’m taking the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting this weekend (14 hours of fun, preceded by many days … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – New York Groove

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today’s Top Crocheters series. You can find my first Irish crochet post here. Like Ace Frehley, I’m back! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-4vMQOOiUY Did you miss me?  (I missed you!) I skipped my Year of Projects update for the … Read more