Clever Crochet Stitch Marker

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Have you seen these very clever and useful stitch markers?  Clover, a company whose products I have come to rely on, has created these locking stitch markers that have an additional little clip on them.  The tiny clip can hold … Read More ...

Six Must-Haves For Crocheters

tulip etimo crochet hook

 

Good hooks – What’s your favorite hook – and why?  I have fallen in love with the newish Etimo Tulip Hooks.  They have really diminshed the amount of carpel tunnel pain I suffer.

Yarn/thread – I have rid myself … Read More ...

Top Five Crochet Must-Haves

There have been some new crochet accessories, gadgets, and other tools on the market lately.  I’ve written about some of them.  However, I still prefer some of the older items that do the same work.  Here’s my Top Five List.  … Read More ...

Color Me Curious

color grid color tool

Color Grid from kangaroodyer.com

I read about this tool in the Summer 2013 issue of Crochet! magazine and can’t wait to get my hands on one.  I am not great with color.  I know what I like but that’s about … Read More ...

A Pressing Discussion!

sensor velocity iron

 

Do you like to iron?  I don’t!  But, from time to time, ironing is necessary.  From pressing a crease in my slacks to blocking an almost completed crochet item, I much prefer to work with an iron that will … Read More ...

On The Newsstand

This evening, I had a few minutes to browse through the magazines at Barnes and Noble.  This is a rare occasion for me!  I saw some crochet magazines I’d heard about but never seen.  Simply Crochet magazine was one I’d … Read More ...

Chic Sac

Look what I won!

It’s such a cute bag, but that’s not the best of it.  This bag is very well designed – and I wish I could find a place to purchase it.  No luck so far.  You can … Read More ...

Nook or Not, Kindle or Spindle

 

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I have not actually used any of the ereaders myself – you know, the Nook, Kindle, etc.  Have you?  What are the pros and cons of these devices with regards to crochet?  Are they good for reading … Read More ...

Tiny Love

 

Are you a fan of amigurumi? If so, you’re going to love the offerings of this crochet designer.   Ana Yoguis has a wide variety of patterns available at her etsy store.  Many are amigurumi items you won’t find elsewhere.  … Read More ...

Doily Cards

Hope Kremer has created these absolutely beautiful doily note cards with her stamping business.  She’s a talented lady who both crochets and stamps.  I love the detail of the doily (which you might not get the full benefit of in … Read More ...