Category Archives: CLF

Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace has eluded me for five years. I have tried off an on to follow the instructions in one of my vintage stitch guides, to no avail. Finally I decided enough was enough, and I ponied up for a … Continue reading

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Crochet, Library, and so on…

I have been a busy little beaver crocheting for the new CLF Book, and trying to save my local library. The library is only a “pilot project” until June of 2010. Our friends group, Camano Island Library Friends is currently … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Yarn: Crochet Edition

So, I’m still waiting a few more days for my shoulder to repair until I can spin. The range of motion has increased expotentially with a really good LMP, and some wonderful aromatherapy products from http://www.zsremedies.com, of course I get … Continue reading

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Hey if you haven’t listened to the CLF Podcast, Check it out!

The Crochet LIberation Front has a podcast, yeah it’s produced and recorded by me. But hey, get inspired to raise the hook! Tune in at http://www.clf.mypodcast.com Listen to the lost episode 2… 🙂

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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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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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What’s up in April?

I have been remiss, I bow to you my fellow fiber lovers!  I have been running like a mad woman with spring attempting to sprung. I am spinning, albeit slowly, it seems my shoulders are at their end of being … Continue reading

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