I've been so busy over the last few months, I've barely had time to breath let alone think about putting two coherent thoughts together. One thing I've been doing - crocheting. This weekend I went to a huge sale at Herrschners. It was LOVELY. Yes I know it was shopping but I got to look … Continue reading Yarn and Other Delights
Recently I pulled out a bag of yarn and said, I'm going to use up all of these cakes. I only had one skein or cake of each color. This limits what I can make from these as they were each multi-colored. Combining the colors was not really an option. I decided I was going … Continue reading Getting a Project Started
I've made my own patterns for decades. I love using yarn and my hook to make something that I need or want. My obsession with crochet started at 12 and has worked it's way from something fun to a passion. I like the exploration of designing and the creativity. What does it look like if … Continue reading How I Design
I took the plunge today and started my shop on my website. This is an exciting step for me. I'm able to offer discounts and sales more easily than anywhere else. Right now there's only a few items listed. I've got two book series listed for sale and a few crochet patterns which can be … Continue reading Open for Business.
Custom window scarf made to keep the fur babies warm while they sprawled in a big picture window As you can tell from reading my blog I love to crochet. I love to take yarn and create something I know someone is going to use and enjoy. It doesn't matter what it is - blanket, … Continue reading Crochet Hooks
It's always nice to have an extra day in my weekend. This weekend I went to the City Market at the Whitewater Public Library. I had my books and crochet items and my niece took her jewelry she's been making. Winter before our tree came down The day did not start out great with about … Continue reading Three Day Weekend!
In a week, I'm going to a city market sale. This is the first time I've really done anything like this. I didn't have a lot of stock built up so I was feeling nervous about it. My craft room is in chaos with moving things in and out of my house and the holidays. … Continue reading Not Really Scrap Yarn
There are six new crochet patterns available on Amazon and Smashwords. They will be available more places in a couple of days. These have been done patterns but I just haven't had time to go through all the steps for publishing. I hope you like them. Thread BookmarksNeed a small gift? Looking for items … Continue reading New Crochet Patterns!
Today is going to be a crochet day. I think I have three episodes of Midsomer Murders left so I'll probably finish off those while I work on crocheting. My goal this weekend is to finish some socks and work on a blanket. If I manage to finish all of those, I'll look again at … Continue reading Crochet Weekend
I've been working on a story almost non-stop for several months. I like how it's developing. I like how it changed from what I thought it was going to be. It was flowing nicely and then life got complicated.As is usually the case, my brain can only handle so many tasks and then it rebels. … Continue reading Bulging To Do List