Crocheting for four months: looking back

Brian and I began crocheting in January. I don’t recall the exact date, but  I would wager it was about halfway through the month. This probably means I’m a week or so away from having been crocheting for a third of the year. In this time I’ve made a number of scarves, mittens, hearts, cat crowns, an amigurumi Yoda, a dish cloth, and completed a few … Continue reading Crocheting for four months: looking back

The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.

Aaron and I had been looking forward to last weekend for a while.  We have been getting together with a “stitch and Bitch” group on Wednesday nights that are a lot of fun to hang out with, but this last weekend was our first adventure into the larger community world of the yarn crafts. We traveled up to Loveland, Colorado for the Interweave Yarn fest.  … Continue reading The minority crocheters: Our first Yarn Fest.

Storage Solutions: Home Depot Style

Ever notice how once something is labeled as a “knitting bag” or “Crochet Bag” the price inflates ten fold.  A simple reusable grocery bag with a ball of yarn picture on it can sell for 10 bucks.  I’m always looking for interesting ways to store things and organize in a way that’s convenient, durable and portable. Enter the DEWALT DW2190 Heavy Duty Medium Tough Case. … Continue reading Storage Solutions: Home Depot Style