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Eco conscious yarn: Berroco Indigo!

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You may have noticed the super cool yarn I used in last week’s free crochet pattern. It’s from Berroco, and not only does it look great, but it has a great story as well.

Made 100% of recycled fibers, Indigo comes in a palette of blues and playful brights, and creates a beautiful finished fabric for you to wear and enjoy. – Berroco

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Fun with Tunisian Fair Isle!

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If you receive my newsletter, you’ve already been given a head’s up about today’s post! I have started a new endeavor, I am a guest writer on CGOA Now! the official blog of the Crochet Guild Of America. Yesterday was my first post, a book review of Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet by Brenda Bourg. I’d like to tell you all about it, so pop on over to the review and see what I thought.

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I decided this book review was a really good excuse to learn to do fair isle Tunisian. I used an excerpt from one of the patterns in the book to make a little purse:

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That’s it before I seemed it, inside and out, and here (more…)

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Big Hook Rag Crochet Review and Giveaway

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I love big hook crochet! Everything gets done so much quicker. You can make a giant rug in a just a few days, and a bag in a day. Well, my friend Dedri happens to feel the same way, and she even wrote a book about it! And what a book!

Big Hook Rag Crochet starts out with a very sweet introductions, goes on to present 25 fabulous patterns by 15 designers, and finishes up with a wonderful section which explains various methods of making rag yarn, and a thorough how-to of most of the sts used in the book.

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As you may have figured out, I adore this book. (more…)

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Leah & Lilla Rose a review & giveaway!

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Hello my friends! I have a rebellious review and giveaway for you today!! My friend Leah has an online shop with Lilla Rose. I’ll let them explain what they make:

The Lilla Rose product line centers around unique, functional, and well made hair jewelry. From our flagship Flexi Hair Clip, we have expanded to Hair Sticks, the Flexi Oh!, Hairbands, and Bobby Pins. From there we rounded the line out with complimentarily designed You-Pins, and Badge Clips.

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Well, I took a look at the Flexies (you can see them here), and as much as they looked so wonderful in hair, the rebel in me shouted “Shawl pins, these must be shawl pins!!!” Leah agreed. She also pointed out they would be great “wrapping” around knitting needles or crochet hooks. You could gift someone a nice skein of yarn, some hooks or needles, and a Flexi, all together making a fun scarf or shawl kit with a “pin”. (more…)

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Yarn It Giveaway

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Hello my friends! I have a fun review and giveaway for you today!!

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I’ve mentioned the Yarnit before, but now I want to let you know more about it and about how awesome it is. The Yarnit is a project globe ~ it’s a sphere made of the same practically unbreakable material that is used in eye glasses, and race car and hurricane windows. It twists open around the horizontal hemisphere so you can place your yarn inside. There are a few smooth holes for the ends of your yarn. The holes are open when you open the Yarnit, meaning you don’t have to thread the yarn through the holes, you just place the yarn in the hole and then twist the top half back on. There are 2 slits at the top where you can store your hooks and needles. It’s really quite ingenious!

Something I truly love about the Yarnit is it’s inventor, Kate. I met Kate in May, and she is a great lady. She’s very smart, fun, and has incredible business savvy. You can read about how the Yarnit came to be here. She had a need, and found a solution, which seems to be how the best inventions always come to be!

'Stashed Yarnit!

When you keep your yarn in your Yarnit, it not only keeps your yarn clean and safe, but it also keeps your yarn untangled and neat. You can even work from both ends of the yarn ball at the same time, but placing one end through 2 different holes. I’ve tried this and it works so well!!

Of course you can use your Yarnit at home, but it also makes traveling projects much easier. The stand of the Yarnit fits in a car or plane cup holder (I’ve tried both, and it works so well). There is a base that pops on around the stand and clings nicely to surfaces, so when you pull your yarn, you actually pull your yarn, not your Yarnit! You can also store your stitch markers, yarn needle, and small notions in the base.

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I could go on and on for quite some time, but I need to stop at some point. 😉 So here’s a picture of my Yarnit in use to wrap up this post.

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You can buy your Yarnit from the links in the first paragraph, or from Amazon, here. (there is usually a small inventory on Amazon, so if they are out, you will need to use the other links to get your Yarnit)

I also have a giveaway for you! You can will a fun ‘stashed Yarnit with a purple base that Kate gave me to pass on to one lucky reader!!

To enter the Yarnit Giveaway, you must be 18 years of age with a valid shipping address. Giveaway is open worldwide. Giveaway ends December 7th at end of day eastern time. One winner will be contacted by email for their shipping address, at which point the winner will be sent the Yarnit. Winner must reply to notification email with a valid shipping address within 1 week or a new winner will be chosen.

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Cloudborn Fibers yarn review and giveaway

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Happy Tuesday! As promised, I have a review and giveaway of Cloudborn Fibers yarn for you! Cloudborn Fibers is the new yarn line from Craftsy.

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Over the past few days, I have been creating with the Baby Alpaca Bulky. I absolutely love it! It’s very soft and warm, great for the cold months coming. It has just enough fuzziness to give it that super soft look, but not (more…)

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Unicorn Fibre Yarn Wash & Rinse Review

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Hello my friends! I hope you had a fun and safe Halloween weekend!

Today I want to talk to you a bit about Unicorn Fibre and their yarn care line of products. These products are great for blocking your crochet and knit items, as well as cleaning and general care. They also work for cleaning yarnie family heirlooms!

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When I first met the lovely ladies of Unicorn Fibre at the TNNA summer show several months back, my original intention was to share about the Pour Scour with you. Pour Scour is their product that is great for your super dirty jobs. Maybe you have a yellowing baby blanket that has been handed down for generations, a handmade afghan that you inherited from a smoker, your baby sweater that smells like the attic it was stored in, or maybe you spilled your glass of wine or mug of tea or coffee on your current work in progress. Pour Scour is the product you need for these situations! Now, I was planning on giving it a big old testing of all sorts of situations for you, but then plans changed.

As you know if you’re one of my regular readers, there was a bit of a soot disaster in my makeshift basement workroom a a couple months back.

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You can see the line where I wiped my finger through the soot on one of my yarn shelves, you can (more…)

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