Author Archives: danielledyer

About danielledyer

I am in my late 20's. I live in the hills of the Appalachian mountains in Tennessee. I love to crochet and invite you to join in on the fun!

Christmas Ornament with The Tennessee Stitch


The time is coming upon us.  Tis the season to be Jolly Fa-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la!  Don’t you just love this season?!  I do!  There is so much crafting to be done!!  You can crochet gifts, ornaments, decorations, etc.  The list never … Continue reading

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My Holiday Gift to Myself with The Tennessee Stitch


My man and I decided that we would have a semi-formal event for Christmas this year, instead of giving gifts to everyone.  You have to understand that we both have REALLY big families, all of which live within an hours … Continue reading

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Cute Christmas Cozy with The Tennessee Stitch


I absolutely LOVE Pinterest.  That website is awesome for everything, From crafting to mundane housekeeping tips.  I even have workouts pinned.  One thing that I always find myself looking at on Pinterest: CROCHET!  You would be amazed at the patterns … Continue reading

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How to Read a Yarn Label with The Tennessee Stitch


How To Read A Yarn Label Yarn labels typically include most, if not all, of the following information: Article number: This is a code that the manufacturer uses to keep track of different products, and you won’t always find an … Continue reading

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A Pep Talk with The Tennessee Stitch


Finding inspiration can sometimes come as a real drag.  At times, I find myself searching for something to spark my desire to crochet again.  It’s like when I am hungry and look at every single thing in my kitchen, yet … Continue reading

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How To Block Crochet with The Tennessee Stitch


When I started crocheting, blocking was a mystery to me!  Today, I want to share with you what I have learned. What Is Blocking? Blocking is a technique used to “polish” a completed piece.  By polish, I mean to make … Continue reading

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Sizing Your Projects with The Tennessee Stitch


Has this happened to you? You’ve just finished a project.  Congrats and celebrations are in order!  YAY!!  You’ve put down your hook and you hold up your completed work.  Something doesn’t quite look right.  You look back at the pattern … Continue reading

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