Monthly Archives: June 2013

4th of July Recipes & Party Ideas – Sweet Ideas


What can I say? I’m a sucker for a sweet cake. Though I am not a spokesperson for Betty Crocker, I certainly don’t mind using their cake mixes. I’m not as talented as Diva Dan in the kitchen. They have … Continue reading

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The Amazing Shawl Challenge Closes


In 7 hours from now, our Amazing Shawl Challenge, comes to an end. At 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time, our email entries will close. We’ve had a great challenge and being that this is the slowest time of year for … Continue reading

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Crochet Rainbow Waves Afghan Tutorial – YouTube


My latest video is now ready. Enjoy the rainbow… the Rainbow Waves Afghan! Written instructions and more info available. See this link for more details. Related articles Prices for Crochet Afghans: Reality Check (thecrochetcrowdblog.com) Ocean Waves Afghan – The Crochet … Continue reading

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Yarn Balls with Knots: Peeves & Helpful Tips


Knots… Do you hate surprises in yarn balls where you discover a knot? Like many of you, it boils my blood too! Only with certain types of yarn balls though. I have an extreme love for slowly variegated yarn. You … Continue reading

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Amazing Shawls Challenge Nearly Finished


Amazing Shawls, a set on Flickr. 230 Shawl Are Now Complete! We have until Tomorrow night at 11:59 PM, June 30th, 2013, Eastern Standard Time, to complete this to qualify for our challenge! Looking amazing everyone! Email your finished shawl … Continue reading

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Hand-Crochet Cowl Pattern & New Yarn by Red Heart Boutique


Introducing a brand new yarn that I haven’t seen in person yet. It’s called Dash and it’s by Red Heart Boutique. See all the Colours of this New Yarn. This yarn comes in a hank instead of a traditional yarn … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines: Email Pertaining to Written Patterns


Last week, I got an email that had a tone of attitude or sense of entitlement pertaining to crochet diagrams. The woman wanted to give me 15 crochet diagram patterns so I could write out the instructions for her. I … Continue reading

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