Monthly Archives: November 2007

Mission Accomplished :)

Lydia’s poncho is complete! Yay! Though I forgot to write down all of what I did. I hate that, one of these days I’m going to sit with a tape recorder and just record what I’m doing so I don’t … Continue reading

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Holiday Sale!! This week only!

I’m in a post Thanksgiving gratitude warm fuzzy mood! So, I’ve put all of my downloads on Lulu on SALE!! Patterns normally $1 – $1.25 are now $0.50!! The Secrets of Yarn Project Guide I/II is now only $1.00! Take … Continue reading

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I entered the dragon’s lair and survived!

Ok, I bet you know this LYS (even if you live somewhere else), it is not just non-crochet friendly, the owner is a dragon and you need a permission slip from your dead great grandmother to buy yarn there, BUT … Continue reading

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So honored…

On November 9th I wrote excitedly that I had achieved 6,000 hits on this blog, as of this moment I sit at 6,976. I am amazed and honored that you check in to see what’s happening here at the Secrets … Continue reading

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Wow! Thanks for the great response!

Wow! The downloaded version of the Secrets of Yarn (c) Guide I/II is even more popular than the hard copy! Amazing.  I feel so blessed at the wonderful reception this quick guide has gotten! It has inspired me to work … Continue reading

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A little crochet wisdom…

After thirty some odd years of crocheting, I have learned to give myself permission to stop and start over if a design is not working. Why get all frustrated? Trying to make something work that obviously is NOT working leads … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving…

Well, I don’t know about you but I’ve already started cooking for tomorrow! I have the kids help me, each is in charge of a dish. Why?  Well, to prevent what happened to me the first time I had to … Continue reading

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