February is short, but it’s full of great things: Super Bowl Sunday, my husband’s birthday, my daughter’s birthday, Valentine’s Day, National Carrot Cake Day**, AND the blog tour for Every Which Way Crochet Borders! Starting tomorrow, we’ve got a great line-up of bloggers here, including some from across the Atlantic! […]

Every Which Way Crochet Borders: The Blog Tour

That post title is really a mouthful, isn’t it? One of my many professional gigs is Master Teacher for the Craft Yarn Council’s Certified Instructors Program. ¬†According to the Craft Yarn Council’s website, “since 1982 more than 15,000 students have completed the course and gone on to teach in retail […]

FAQs: Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructors Program

Question: What software do you use to draw crochet symbol diagrams? I’m asked this¬†about once a week, and more often than once a day at fiber events. My Answer: Adobe Illustrator The reaction to this response is almost always a sigh, a shake of the head, and a quick retreat […]

In Search of Crochet Charting Software, Part 1