There is a great conversation going on in the comments on my e-newsletter this week ! Here are some more tips based on your questions and comments. As several people mentioned, some types of alpaca stretch more than others, and will stretch more in certain...
I share a few projects where yarn and pattern did not play well together.
The simplest of stitches yields the most fascinating designs.
Exploring a box of treasures.
Excited by the prospect of showcasing both crochet and
jewelry, five of us gathered in the photo studio across the street, each
crocheted item, a beautiful piece of jewelry, and a single prop.
The excitement of wearing a
handmade garment for the first time! You all know the excitement to
which I am referring.
For the rest of today, all the books and many of the products in the Interweave store are on sale during our Customer Appreciation Sale. This is a great time to fill out your crochet bookshelf. Here, I've highlighted some products I have on my shelf...
Take a look at how stitch diagrams can help you crochet, and take a look at Robyn Chachula's soon-to-be-released book Baby Blueprint Crochet.
The 2011 Special Olympics Washington State Winter Games are in March 2011. The folks there are on a mission to give a hand-stitched scarf to every athlete, as they have in years past. The group is still organizing itself, but their site is now updated...
A review of Manos del Uruguay Lace and Filatura di Crosa Nirvana.
Send us your cutest amigurumi!
When crochet takes over, sometimes a person needs an intervention.
Hey, there's knitting in my crochet magazine!
Several years ago I discovered a set of simple stitches
foundation stitches, that changed the way I crochet.
Back in early July, I had the great fortune to attend the Crochet Guild of America 's Chain Link Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire. This is a very fun conference, filled with crocheters of all stripes, from very avid hobbyist crocheters to longtime...