Yarn Diet………FAIL!!!

Ok, I admit it, I’m not really good at diets.  Especially ones that involved giving up something I love. LOL  So, I’m trying not to think of this as starving myself of more beautiful yarn out there, but to use some of the beautiful yarn…

YARN!!!

Ok, most of you know I have a yarn hoarding problem.  I’m working on it….really, I am!  I’m trying really hard not to buy any yarn.  I even went out and invested in clear tubs so I could better see what I already have.  (I…

Yarn Stash Contest

After I posted the other day (click here to read post) about rewarding myself for losing weight, and using up my stash, I couldn’t believe the responses.  Many said they were jealous of my stash, while others said that was nothing compared to theirs.  So,…

Yarn Diet + Food Diet = Incentive Program

  For those of you that don’t know, this year I put myself on a yarn diet.  The only time I’m allowed to buy any yarn is if I need it for a specific project.  Why you might ask?  I’ll show you……     Now…

How To Yarn Over

Most crochet patterns will use the term yarn over, abbreviated “yo”.   When your pattern calls for “yo” you will always wrap the yarn from the back to the front, over the top of the hook.                Always start with the yarn in the back.…

Losing Your Yarn

With the girls dance recital behind me, there is only one more week of chaos before life can return to normal.  My son graduates on Friday, so there’s still lots to be done.  I actually have to clean instead of crochet! I thought I would…

A Sucker For Yarn Sales

>Emails from yarn companies that say, “Increase your stash with our new Yarn Bargain Bin!” do NOT help my yarn diet!!! . . . . Just sayin’.  And I receive these emails almost daily!  Listen, we all know I love yarn but I’m trying to…

>Spring Cleaning Surprises

>I’ve been in the mood to destash lately.  Major destashing!  We have a pretty small house (about 1400 sq.ft).  That may not sound small, but we have 6 children.  We’ve contemplated moving, so we can have one more bedroom for the girls, but there’s just…

>Out of Yarn…..Again!!!

>For those that read my post last week (click here) about always running out of yarn…..well, it has happened again! For those that missed it, I’ll give you a quick recap.  My goal for 2011 was to use up my yarn stash.  I’m calling it…

>At The End of My Rope

>I’m at the end of my rope!  Literally, . . . . and figuratively!  This ALWAYS happens to me!!!  By always I mean about 8 times out of 10.  That’s not very good odds.  This is why my stash will never go down!!!  Hubby always just…