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Crochet Made Simple article points out that sometimes books for a younger audience are a good starting point for learning a new craft. (I learned crochet from a book aimed at teenagers even though I was an adult.)

40 under 40: Craft Futures spotlights the latest at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery

Lion Brand Yarn provides clear step by step instructions for jazzing up those plain earbuds by covering them with yarn or embroidery floss.

After the fiasco with the US Olympic Committee, many knitters and crocheters saw how rude a cease-and-desist letter could be. Jack Daniels recently sent out a cease-and-desist letter that is so polite. It’s a shining example of how corporations and their lawyers should act. Way to go, Jack Daniels!