Looking for something new to crochet? Scheepjes Yarns has released their latest issue of YARN bookazine, and it is so lush. Find this issue here at > WoolWarehouse < for speedy delivery. Dutch Masters is this issue’s theme, so the strong, deep colors - beautiful reds, purple, blue - are cozy, warm, and inviting. In fact, my… Continue reading Scheepjes YARN 04 – Dutch Masters
Hi, y'all! Since late 2012 when I began designing crochet blanket patterns, I have gotten oodles of feedback, but had little time to implement updates. So this year is all about designing new patterns and taking time to update old ones. I'm even having them tested to make them more "user-friendly" for you lovely crafters. … Continue reading Working on a NEW Desert Bloom!
Do y'all have as much trouble naming your projects as I do?? I meditate and ruminate and contemplate and deliberate, and then at the end of it all, the name I choose has to "grow on me" before I start to love it. Shown here is one of the first hexie prototypes for this blanket.… Continue reading What’s in a (pattern) name?
Hi, y'all! I'm planning a new project and I pulled a few different Scheepjes* yarns to mix it up. These may have slightly different weights, but if you've followed me for any length of time, you know that I'm definitely not afraid to cross yarn types, even if they're just "close enough." I'll mix in a… Continue reading Mixing Yarns for a New Project!
I wanted to introduce y'all to a durable DK yarn that I just started using. Chances are if Scheepjes Colour Crafter isn't already your go-to DK powerhouse, you have one that popped in your mind. I used to use a different one too, (probably the one you thought of!!) but the moment I laid hand… Continue reading Scheepjes Colour Crafter: A yarn stash staple.