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Make It : crochet summer bags

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I think I’ve mentioned before that working with yarn is by far my favorite craft. But in this heat the thought of touching wool isn’t exactly enticing, nor would you need gloves or a hat, let alone a sweater. So when I found this beautiful yarn made out of the pineapple fiber from Habu I …

Make It : Crochet Sea Creatures

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I had admired  Wunderkammer before, but when my son told me about his teacher’s love for sea horses, I finally decided it was time to attempt one of Jessica Polka’s amazing crochet patterns. I learned how to crochet from my grandma, but I’m much more confident with knitting and have never followed a crochet pattern. …

Crocheted Cowl

Make It : Crocheted Cowl

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Today’s guest post comes from Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley, co-owners of Kelbourne Woolens, distributors of The Fibre Company yarns, and authors of the new knitting book Vintage Modern Knits: “Here in Philadelphia, the advent of spring means summer is starting to feel tantalizingly close. In between the rainy days, the temperature rises just enough …

Vermont Wool

Tools & Materials : Vermont Wool

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This past Labor Day weekend my husband and I made our way up to Montgomery Center, Vermont. We had a wedding to attend in nearby East Berkshire, so we rented a ski cabin and decided to make a nice holiday weekend of it. I had plenty of time to explore before and after the wedding, …

Word of the Day Crochet!

Inspiration Board : Word of the Day Crochet!

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My friend Angie started a project in April and I thought it was so much fun I wanted to share it.  She decided to make a series of small samplers and crochet a word a day for an entire year!   In order to give the project some focus she has limited the words to …

TV Crafts : Yarning for Warmth

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Although I am not a knitter (and currently not even an infrequent crocheter), I am a huge lover of yarn. With the frigid temps we have been experiencing in NYC, I have noticed that many things yarn related have been popping up around me. First, some of the yarn I sent off to my grandmother …