Author Archives: Ellen G.


Happy 4th of July!

Are you taking crochet with you to fireworks or barbecues today? Tell me about it!

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Caron United and the World’s Largest Stocking

Caron Yarn is doing a fabulous giving initiative. They are wanting to create the World’s Largest Stocking. It will be made of 3 x 3′ sized blankets donated by crafters! Here’s what you do: Buy Caron United Yarn. $.15 of … Continue reading

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The Knit and Crochet Show!

Will you be there? July 22-25 in San Diego, CA. Classes, vendors, book signings, Fashion Show, fun! Get all the details here. I’ll be there! If you see me, please stop me and say hello!

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Cast Off Chemo!

What if I said that there is a possibility that cancer could be treated WITHOUT chemotherapy? A possibility that chemo could be cast aside and NOT used? Crocheters and knitters have a wonderful reputation for generosity and here is an … Continue reading

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Nice to meet The Fiber Seed!

TNNA is The National NeedleArts Association. Yarn manufacturers, publishers, and accessory producers come together in events through the year to show off their latest products. This past weekend was the show for the new Fall/Winter lines. I was able to … Continue reading

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Nice to meet you!

Remember a few weeks ago when I talked with Diane at Appalachian Baby Design? Read about that conversation HERE. I got to meet Diane in person at TNNA this past weekend!  What a lovely time! She gave me a very … Continue reading

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The Editor Wants to Know…

What are your favorite crochet blogs? What blogs do you go to consistently for great content, pretty photography and expert help?

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Made in the USA- Made in America Yarns

In this installment of Made in the USA, I had the lovely opportunity to learn more about the Jaraha family and their company, Made in America Yarns! Ellen: Who owns the company and where is it located? Made in America … Continue reading

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Swatch Review time!

Decision emails will go out as soon as possible this week. This is what my space looks like as I pour through submissions and try to choose yarns. The big binders are from the various yarn companies. They provide “color … Continue reading

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$1.99 QUICK!

Oh my gosh!  Learn Bruges Lace (Crochet) is only $1.99 today! This is an incredible price! 19 pages of illustrations/tutorials then 8 projects! I’m so proud of this book and the crisp photography. Go get a copy!       … Continue reading

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