Author: Lindsey

Yarn Barf

This post may contain affiliate links. There is a certain meditative quality in untangling a giant yarn barf. You sit there, following the bit of yarn in and out of it’s own twists and turns, slowly wrapping it up....

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Gauge and Yarn Amounts

This post may contain affiliate links. I saw this topic come up in a designer’s forum on ravelry, and I feel that this should be stated very very clearly: IF YOU DO NOT MATCH THE PATTERN’S GAUGE, THE AMOUNT OF YARN...

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Naming a Design

This post may contain affiliate links. One of the fun parts of designing is getting to choose what to call your new creation. Ok, sometimes it’s fun….sometimes it’s really really perplexing. I have not had any...

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Wednesday Update

This post may contain affiliate links. I’m on skein 4…I might post a sneak peak of the shawl next week. I have to take a break from crochet to deal with other stuff….like bills and laundry 🙁 Why can’t I...

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Monday Update

This post may contain affiliate links. Monday is going to be fun. The kids at the school I teach at are having a field day at the park, so instead of teaching algebra for an hour, I’ll just bring my crochet and chill out....

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Project Count Down

This post may contain affiliate links. So I normally judge how long I think a project will take by the number of skeins it will take. So I leave more time for a 5 skein project than a 3 skein-er. I also take into account the...

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Missing Crochet Hooks

This post may contain affiliate links. I’m working on a new project. I’m using an F-hook. I’ve been using the F (3.75mm) hook a lot lately. It’s not just because F is my favorite for a dk weight yarn....

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Monday Monday

This post may contain affiliate links. Sunday night has left me exhausted from a marathon session of weaving in ends. Stay tuned for Wednesday’s post where I do the first in an ongoing series on crochet and knit...

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Crochet Pattern: Free Spirit Tote

This post may contain affiliate links. The April addition to the Poetry in Yarn pattern line is now available! It’s the Free Spirit Tote. I’m calling this the Free Spirit Tote because I didn’t have a plan when...

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Crochet Pattern Photo Shoot

This post may contain affiliate links. So today’s activity was taking photos for the release of the Free Spirit Tote. I rearranged furniture for some indoors shots, and then I headed outside to take advantage of the nice...

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Welcome, Hola, and Shalom!

This post may contain affiliate links. Welcome to the brand spankin’ new start of the Poetry in Yarn Blog! I’ll be updating this blog 3 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), so stop by often for the latest...

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