Meditation and relaxation: knitting or crocheting can help transport you away from your chaotic daily activities and allow you to simply concentrate on what is in front of you, watch a movie (or two), and merely relax. The repetition enhances the feeling of calmness and has been associated with helping numerous individuals deal with depression. … Continue reading Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit
This past weekend I spent some quality time in Las Vegas. You laugh, but really I did. I attended the Vogue Knitting LIVE Las Vegas event. Vogue held this year's event at the Red Rock Casino, Hotel and Spa Resort. And it was time well spent. I left for Vegas Thursday morning and landed after … Continue reading Weekend in Vegas Baby!
The good thing about learning about any subject today is that there are a variety of places to find good sources of information. I’m forever grateful that my gramma first taught me beginning crochet when I was very young, but since then I’ve wanted to add to my skills and be able to enhance my … Continue reading Learning Tools for Crochet
Art in itself makes the world a better place. When times are difficult, nations battle and people are left in the dust, life itself is simply a difficult task; art makes a difference. Art heals; it brings together people in a way few things can by creating an outlet for expression or a nature of … Continue reading How Crochet Makes the World a Better Place
I have to say, since I discovered Craftsy a few years back, I've fallen in love with the whole darn thing. The patterns, the online classes, and tons of info on so many topics from fiber art, to culinary arts, photography and gardening (just to name a few). I started out with downloading the Craftsy … Continue reading Review: Craftsy Freeform Crochet Online Class
Valentine's is a great time to show off your crochet skills. From making festive bunting, 3-D hearts, sweet sachets or even larger items like cute ami bears or love themed afghans. This year I wanted to make some small hearts I could put around my desk and make the area festive. I searched for a … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day
If you've never visited Tamara Kelly's blog, Moogly, now is the time. I love her blog! I try to keep up with it but sometimes life does have other plans. This past week I noticed in my Moogly email newsletter that she's already started the 2017 Crochet Along (CAL). Its actually already up to the … Continue reading Moogly Crochet Along!