Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

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Basic Copyright for Crocheters

Most designers have seen a pattern and thought that they could take it and put their own spin on it. Or they’ve come up with a great idea by seeing something else. There is a fine line between an original design and copy someone else’s […]

5 Tools Every Crocheter Needs

There are basic tools every crocheter needs; tools of the trade that you will find in almost any crocheters bag. There are some you need, and some that are just nice to have. For those just starting out on their crochet journey, I’ve compiled a […]

Choosing the Right Ergonomic Hook

Most crocheters look forward to that moment in time when you can just sit down, relax, and crochet. After crocheting for 30 minutes, or 15 minutes, or sometimes only 5 minutes your hand may start to cramp or just get tired. It may be time […]

Gift Ideas for a Crocheter

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My Top 5 Yarns Dream List Roundup

Do you every build dream lists? Things you’d love to buy someday. I have one many of those kinds of lists. One of them is a dream board of yarns I would someday love to design patterns with. I decided to pick my top 5 […]

5 Challenges to Make You a Better Crocheter

Do you want to be a better crocheter? I’ve learned that it’s not always about how many stitches you know or how many hours a week or month you crochet. Sometimes the lessons run much deeper.     5 Challenges to Make You a Better […]

5 Crochet Techniques To Expand Your Skills

Once you have the basics of crochet down pat, and you’ve learned tons of stitches, you may get to a point where you want to expand your skills and knowledge. There are so many stitches and crochet techniques out there to explore. I have 5 […]

The 5 Most Expensive Luxury Yarns

Most of us use every day, “over the counter” yarns for our projects. I personally love craft stores – the yarn section in particular. But every once in a while I have the urge to splurge. That’s when I go to a LYS (that isn’t […]

Crochet Business vs Hobby – 5 Simple Questions to Help You Decide

For most crocheters (or any hobbyist) there is a fine line that defines whether you do something as a hobby, or whether you have a business. Most of us will start small and sell some items to friends who fell in love with something we […]

5 Things I Learned When My Website Crashed

The past 6 days was hard! My website crashed last Friday morning (2/5/16) about 5 am, and after 3 days back and forth with my hosting company they figured out that there was a problem with their server. Now….here’s where the question lies in my […]