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Have You Ever Done a Make-Along?

Depending on what you choose to do as your creative outlet, a make-along could be a crochet-along (CAL), knit-along (KAL) or something else. This year, I participated in my first ever crochet-alongs. One was in March for the Crochet Guild of American (CGOA) in honor of March being National Crochet Month. The second was with […]

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March is National Crochet Month

I recently joined the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA). Why? There are several reasons. One is that I’ve wanted to for a while, but I assumed the dues would be out of my price range. I found out that isn’t so. It’s $35USD a year for individuals. A second has to do with plans I […]

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My Favorite Crochet Hooks

It’s no secret I crochet. A lot. This summer, I actually crocheted myself into tendonitis, but that’s not the point of this post. I want to talk a little bit about my favorite crochet hooks. My go-to hook is a size J/10 6.0 mm hook. In the picture here, you can see the wear on […]

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Selecting Yarn for a Pattern

I have a lot of patterns. I have a lot of yarn. I don’t necessarily buy yarn for every pattern I have that I want to make. That would be a bit much, even for me. So what do I do? First, I go through the yarn I already have (and can access because some […]

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