Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sprightly Yarns – My Newest Yarn Obsession

I sprang for the kit and fell in love! After seeing how cute they are, and knowing how popular her owl blankets are, I decided to grab a copy of the new Hooded Owl Poncho by MJ’s Off the Hook … Continue reading

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Crochet Journal Entry Stardate 7/24/2017

Yeah, my hubby is a huge ORIGINAL Star Trek fan so by default, I get to watch A LOT of reruns.  Hah!  I don’t really mind.  It’s a good show.  And for lack of a better title for this post, … Continue reading

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How I Use A Luggage Tag To Promote My Crochet Shop On Social Media

I was looking for a quick and easy way to add my shop name to my photos for promotion on social media.  A simple luggage tag came to my rescue! I recently needed to photograph a crochet item I’d made.  … Continue reading

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I Tested A Pattern and I Liked It | Newborn Swirl Beanie

Recently, I was entrusted with the job of pattern tester for Emme Claire Crochet. She was looking for crocheters to try out a new pattern she designed for a Newborn Swirl Beanie. I have to admit I was a bit … Continue reading

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A First Timer Here | Quick and Merry Crochet Along with the Crochet Crowd

I’m excited about joining my very first Crochet Along!   To be honest, it wasn’t very long ago that I had to look up what CAL meant.  But here I am, all grown up and ready to join the fun. I … Continue reading

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