Life Update & An AnnouncementLife Update & An Announcement

To be fair, this isn’t so much a life update as it is a little bit of sad news. A few days ago, Gabby, my

Do You Need a Go-To Crochet Pattern?Do You Need a Go-To Crochet Pattern?

I have been thinking a lot about writing a crochet pattern. I have several designs in progress and I have started writing some of those

New Book AnnouncementNew Book Announcement

For a while, over the past year or two, I had basically stopped writing. I mean, I hadn’t completely stopped, but I had stopped most

This Loopy Life Podcast Trailer TranscriptThis Loopy Life Podcast Trailer Transcript

This Loopy Life podcast art. White background with purple text that says This Loopy Life. Jen Nipps, a white female with blond hair and glasses in a red shirt smiles at the camera in the lower left corner.

(music) Welcome to This Loopy Life, where we talk about yarn, crochet, and all things fiber. I’m your host Jen, your favorite neighborhood yarnie. Welcome

Merry Christmas in July: 3 Reasons to Start Your Holiday Making NowMerry Christmas in July: 3 Reasons to Start Your Holiday Making Now

Do you make any Christmas gifts for anyone on your list? A follow-up question: Have you started your holiday making yet? If you have said

What’s Next? 6 Exciting ThingsWhat’s Next? 6 Exciting Things

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One of my purposes for having the blog is to keep you updated on things that are happening and what’s next.  Let’s take a look

3 Reasons Why You Should Enroll in Introduction to Crochet Now3 Reasons Why You Should Enroll in Introduction to Crochet Now

Introduction to Crochet class information. Colorful crochet hooks at the top white text on an orange background on the bottom.

A week ago, I said on my Facebook page that I would have an announcement “tomorrow.” Well… Tomorrow is finally here. For a while, I

3 Ways to Cope when Life Happens or Is Stressful3 Ways to Cope when Life Happens or Is Stressful

person holding purple crochet hook and white yarn; one way of using crochet as meditation

There has been a lot going on in what is commonly known as the real world lately. Most of what I’m talking about is in

How to Crochet the Bobble StitchHow to Crochet the Bobble Stitch

Owl with bobbles every other row

Today I am cheating. I am sharing a short video I made on Jumprope showing how to crochet the bobble stitch. It’s the primary texture

5 Tools I Use as a Crochet Blogger and Designer5 Tools I Use as a Crochet Blogger and Designer

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