Category Archives: Crochet

Creativ Festival Fall 2015 – Day 3

I’ve survived another day, but just barely. I had a full day of classes, from 9am all the way to 8pm, with just two one hour breaks. And there is still two more days to go. *dies* My first class … Continue reading

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Santa’s Journey Stocking Update

Well, it is August 4th. Do you think I managed to finish Santa’s Journey Stocking? No… But I did make some pretty good progress. I just have the stitching in the toe area to finish and the cuff. I’ve already … Continue reading

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Stitch and Connect

Since you are reading my blog (and most likely have one of your own), you know how great the internet is at helping stitchers connect. Well, the most recent issue of Cross Stitch Collection (April 2015, #247) has a great … Continue reading

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Pretty Kitty

I’ve expressed my huge respect and admiration for PlanetJune in the past. She comes up with really fabulous animal crochet patterns, and I adore them. Her most recent set of patterns are cats. I’ve stitched up one of the patterns, … Continue reading

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Creativity Course

I’m in the middle of a winter funk and not feeling very creative. So, I’m so glad I came across this little course: Four Steps to Recover Your Inner Creative Genius. It is being put out by the people behind … Continue reading

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Cowl Complication

It is amazing how much of a difference moving just 30 minutes north makes. The morning temperatures are about 2-3°C colder up here than in the city, and it sure makes a difference in the morning. Poor little man hates … Continue reading

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Needlework News

It is time for another edition of Needlework news, my round-up of interesting knitting, crochet and needlework news stories from around the world. Teaching Traditional Indian Embroidery  – The Hindu (an English-language Indian daily newspaper) shared the story of Sheela … Continue reading

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