Author Archives: Robin

About Robin

I'm a former community manager of a now defunct lifestyle site who's been writing online, and off, for over fifteen years. My passions include my family, my cat, reading, writing, crochet, and yarn art. I've decided to stitch all of those things together by way of my new blog, Imperial Crochet. I can't wait to see how it all turns out!


I haven’t blogged or even crocheted for a couple of days because I have been totally distracted. We have a new member of the family. TJ is 12 weeks old, adorable and filled with energy. Introducing him to his brother … Continue reading

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Lallybroch Crochet Club Shirt for Fans of Outlander – Fun Gift Idea for a Crocheter!

Fans of Outlander who also crochet are going to LOVE this fun Lallybroch Crochet Club shirt! Seriously.  How cute is this custom Outlander shirt that’s being brought to you from the official Outlander Fan Merchandise shop at Zazzle? How much … Continue reading

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Happy I Love Yarn Day!

Today is I Love Yarn Day! How will you be celebrating? I will be crocheting, of course! I Love Yarn Day is all about stitching it forward… teaching someone else to love yarn as much as you do.  Although I’ve … Continue reading

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Found – My Favorite Bowie Graphgan

Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love David Bowie. A while ago, I came across a David Bowie graphgan which I had no idea how to use but… I copied and put safely away. Out of sight.  Out … Continue reading

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Centaur Mandala Yarn by Lion Brand Review – a gorgeous color yarn for autumn

If you’re looking for the perfect yarn for an autumn crochet (or knit) project, take a look at the Centaur Mandala yarn by Lion Brand.  It is simply scrumptious! As you can see it has all sorts of fall colors … Continue reading

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