Tag: Jen Nipps

5 Quick Gifts to Crochet

There is nothing that can inspire panic in a maker than realizing the calendar says November and you’re behind on your holiday gift-making. I’ve found five patterns that can help relieve some of your panic. Links will open in a new window/tab. Vinita Fingerless Mitts – Fingerless Mitts for kids by Banana Moon Studios Coffee […]

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Are You a Crochet Pattern Tester?

That’s what I would like to know. Are you a crochet pattern tester or would you like to be? A few years ago, I designed a some crochet patterns. I didn’t really know what I was doing and I didn’t know how to find the information I needed at the time, so I stopped. Now […]

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A Crapsey … What??

Cinquain. A Crapsey cinquain. Remeber it’s one of the syllabic poetry forms I mentioned in last week’s post. The Crapsey cinquain was developed by a woman named Adelaide Crapsey, an American poet. As per its name, the cinquain has five lines. The Crapsey cinquain follows a strict syllabic form: Line 1 – 2 syllables Line […]

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