September 13, 2017
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Last winter, I had a problem: my cute red teapot was cold and naked.
Why didn’t I have a tea cozy? I have no idea, but this year I decided to do something about it before cold weather sets in.
In just an evening of watching a couple of episodes of “Shetland“, I completed this easy one-skein tea cozy. My tea pot is now properly clothed.
Bring on Fall!
Easy Quick-Knit One-Skein Tea Cozy Pattern
To fit a 6-cup teapot;
September 12, 2017
Abrams provided a copy of A Stash of One’s Own for my review. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own. This page may contain affiliate links, which help support me, but don’t cost you anything extra.
To knitters**, a stash is more than a collection of yarn and tools to manipulate yarn. It represents our travels, our relationships, our successes and failures, fashion trends, comfort in times of stress and, perhaps most of all, our aspirations.
Explaining the meaning of stash to a non-yarn person may be impossible, but the twenty-three essayists in Clara Parkes’
September 5, 2017
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Stitches Texas is coming up at the Dallas Convention Center in Irving, Texas September 14-17, and I’ve taken over the Stitches Events Instagram for a few days! Here are some more details about what I shared:
At Stitches Texas, students will leave my Crochet Confidence class with their crochet questions answered, techniques mastered, and “what if’s” explored. In other words, we will be creating a lot of new Crochet Bosses!
August 24, 2017
It was a great experience, and Vickie–the ultimate knitting/crochet cheerleader–is building a great community of fiber enthusiasts.
The fun started the day I got there, when I met up with Michele Muska from Boye/Simplicity. We walked down South Congress, looked at boots at Allens, soaked in some of the weirdness that is Austin and had a great dinner at South Congress Cafe.
Behind the Scenes
August 3, 2017
Marie Segares provided a copy of Make Money Teaching Crochet for my review. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own. This page may contain affiliate links, which help support me, but don’t cost you anything extra.
One of the questions I get asked most frequently is: How did you get started in your career?
There are many variations on this question, but the meaning behind all of them is the same: How can I do what you do? The answer, of course, is multi-faceted, but there are some resources you can use to turn your hobby into a money-making venture.
July 27, 2017
Trafalgar Books provided a copy of Arne & Carols Field Guide to Knitted Birds for my review. The opinions expressed here are entirely my own. This page may contain affiliate links, which help support me, but don’t cost you anything extra.
I’ll just bet you never thought of knitting a bird. Neither had I, but with their Field Guide to Knitted Birds, Arne and Carlos have convinced me that I need to knit an entire flock.
Arne & Carlos’ signature whimsical style is in full force and effect here.