I have been meaning to write up this blog post for a couple of months now, but SO MUCH of life has gotten in the way! But I decided today that, come H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks or high water, I am gonna git 'er done! A little history on the loom... One of our daughters who lives a … Continue reading Weaving Loom Restoration Project
I must say that Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year! And it's not because we give and receive gifts. It's because we get to spend time with our loved ones that we don't get to see that often. For me personally, it's an opportunity for me to play "Santa" - I … Continue reading Ultimate Christmas Giveaway 2018
I don't know about you, but I am often unorganized and lost down the Pinterest rabbit hole... I usually dive in when I'm either trying to kill some time or I need some inspiration, but regardless of why I'm there, that rabbit hole is D-E-E-P! So I thought - hey, why not take advantage of … Continue reading Pinspiration – Crochet Jewelry Display
Saddle up, folks - it's time for my rootin' tooting' review of my experience with Premier Rodeo! (hehehe, lucky for you, this should hopefully be my one and only "authentic" rodeo reference, LOL). Earlier this summer, I went yarn shopping at Joann, and after having seen another designer's work with this yarn, I knew I … Continue reading Yarn Review – Premier Rodeo
Now I'm not talking about the improvement of your skills in crocheting the garments... that kind of growth is always a good thing! I always say when you stop learning and improving, you stop living! What I'm really talking about is when you've crocheted a garment, that you really really love, and then over time, … Continue reading Fighting the Growth in Your Crochet Garments
I don't usually think of summer time as the perfect blanket making weather... Autumn & winter are what come to mind when I think of being able to snuggle under a bunch of yarn as I hook the night away. But, babies are born year round... And babies need to be all snuggly buggly (yep, … Continue reading New Pattern Release – Dainty Daisy Baby Blanket
I have been sitting on this pattern for awhile, but I kept getting sidetracked from getting it published. I traveled to visit people, people traveled here to visit us, fungus amongus invaded, spring cleaning... and after all that, I've been just plain tired!!! And what do we all usually dream of when we're exhausted and … Continue reading Serenity Spa Washcloth – FREE PATTERN!
You guys might not know this, but my birthday was yesterday. Yep, I am now the ripe old age of 46! There are lots of pros and cons to aging, but one thing that just makes my heart happy to be middle aged is that my husband and I have learned how to shop for … Continue reading ChiaoGoo Circular Needle Case – Product Review
I don't know about you, but I am and have been my whole life a dog person! We always had dogs as a kid, and I have both a pet dog (a Shih-Tzu Poodle mix named Piper) and a service dog (a black lab pit bull mix named Bella). And let me tell you, aside … Continue reading New Pattern Release – FurEver Love Knit Scarf
Do you have little mini-you people that need some fun little treats for Valentine's Day? Do you have a stash of scrap yarn you don't know what to do with? Well I am here to save the DAY!!! This little gem works up so fast - you can make enough for a whole classroom in … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Treat Bag – FREE PATTERN!