Monthly Archives: April 2008

Finally! Got the cover art changed!

Ok, I know it’s no fun to buy a pattern without cover art, but for some reason when ever I go to upload my patterns there has to be SOMETHING that goes wrong. It usually involves the uploading of a … Continue reading

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Wow! Webster’s is quick!

Hi all! I don’t know about you, but I actually got a reply from the Merriam Webster company! WOW! They have recieved “a number of emails”…snicker…. and assured me their on line dictionaries are correct. Which they are, however this … Continue reading

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Crocheters Unite!

I put this up on the CLF Blog, but if you don’t go there to read, how would you know to contact Webster’s to get our definition changed?! Voices add up, see if we can do this! Calling all Crocheters! … Continue reading

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Shamelessly Promoting My Best Friend

I don’t know why she is my best friend, ok…I lie…it’s the goats. Man are those goats amazing, soft, glorious, sumptuous curls..I digress. Bec Thomas is a brilliant photographer and I want to promote her brilliant new blog Visual Perspective … Continue reading

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Women’s work…

Ok, crochet is a transgender activity, but it is still considered by many to be the one of those activities held in the category known as “Women’s Work”.  There are many fine men who crochet, even some PHENOMINAL designers who … Continue reading

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Ok, this is annoying. SNOW IN APRIL!???

Harumph! It is snowing, not only is it snowing, it is sticking. Today is April 18th (in ten minutes anyway…) Tomorrow I am accompanying my friend who is a precinct delegate to the Island County Democrat Convention, on Whidbey Island. … Continue reading

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Commercial Yarn…Understanding it from a crafters point of view…

Ok…I know we buy a lot of yarn, because we use a lot of yarn. I myself have been buying more than I have in the past five years, because a) all my hand spun is committed at the moment … Continue reading

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