Category Archives: Miscellaneous


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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What’s Trending on Pinterest!

Are you a pinner? Check out the Crochet! magazine Pinterest board for fun and inspiration. This is an example of the kind of pins you can find on the Crochet! magazine board.

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Hairpin Lace Tee

The summer issue of Crochet! has many projects that I am very proud to showcase! One example is the Hairpin Lace Tee. It’s designed by Rachel Schuster. I met Rachel at the Crochet Guild of America’s annual conference/party/event last summer in Manchester, … Continue reading

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Autumn Photo Shoot!

How do I show you just enough to be intrigued but not too much?  Very carefully! The photo team shot the autumn 2015 issue recently. I popped my head into the studio to get a peek of what they dreamed … Continue reading

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Annie’s Sale!

There is a big sale on clearance items this weekend!  Check it out not just for crochet but all the craft and home solutions too! My Learn Bruges Lace (Crochet) book is only $3.99  CRAZY! (It has symbol diagrams in … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons, you stitch away stress!  The Craft Yarn Council has a fun campaign going on for the month of April.  You can visit their Facebook Page for giveaways and tips for managing stress through creative yarn … Continue reading

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Stitch Away Stress!

All month in April, the Craft Yarn Council will be talking about how to #StitchAwayStress!  Use the hashtag for Instagram and other Social Media to tell your story! My favorite ways to Stitch Away Stress are: 1. Crochet with my … Continue reading

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Snapshot of the Day

I’m in Berne, Indiana at the Annie’s offices today and yesterday. Yesterday I was in the studio with Melissa, awesome videographer (and artist!). We were just taping my hands this time, working a few stitches that will go on the … Continue reading

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Stitch Away Stress!

Beginning April 1st, in observance of National Stress Awareness Month, the Craft Yarn Council will be encouraging people to #StitchAwayStress and would love for YOU to join in the fun.  Visit CYC’s Instagram (@craftyarncouncil) and Facebook pages throughout the month … Continue reading

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