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New Crochet Shawl Pattern: Stargaze with Sweet Georgia Yarns

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I’m excited to be able to announce my newest crochet shawl pattern, Stargaze. It’s an asymmetrical shawl that’s perfect for using up mini skeins of yarn. I made it using 1 skein of Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock and 1 set of Sweet Georgia Party of Five mini skeins. The yarn was fabulous to work with. It’s perfect for road trip or tv stitching. Stargaze uses basic double crochet and …

News and Tidbits

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Today’s post was supposed to be of a recent stitching related drawing I did, but so many interesting things have popped into my social media feeds lately, that I thought I would share: What happens when an author puts out a new knitting book and someone complains on twitter that it’s too expensive? A great blog post about both the merits of the book as well as what constitutes a …

Crochet & Knit News

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Interesting stuff going on this week: I was on a podcast. Check out my interview on Creative Yarn Entrepreneur where I talk about time management. Krenik is making awesome pen kits. They’re intended for embroidery and needlepoint, but they’ve also worked up some awesome crochet versions. Tech editor and crochet designer Charles Voth has a new Craftsy Class.With See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams (w/ Charles Voth), you can learn …

Featured Pattern and Sneak Peak at a New One

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, when I was surprised to see pictures of two of my patterns staring back at me. The first was the Alex Adorable knit vest. It was featured in the Stitch Sprouts blog post on back to school projects. I really loved making this.  It looks like complicated color work, but through the magic of slip stitches, I only had to use one …

Crochet and Knitting News – Thursday, May 10th

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Working conductive thread and capacitive sensors into knitting. Not sure where they’re going with this, but it could be cool. http://newtextiles.media.mit.edu/2012/?p=3120 Trademark issues with Olympic symbols for crafters. http://london2012.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/08/trademark-rights-can-trip-up-well-intentioned-crafters/ Knitting as fine art. One woman’s knit animal pelts draw attention to endangered species. http://bangordailynews.com/2012/05/07/living/by-hand/knitting-as-fine-art-on-display-at-university-of-maine-museum-of-art/ This article is mostly about embroidery: How stitching helps beat stress (guess they didn’t talk to people who had to rip out 10 rows of lace) …