Category Archives: Crochet Liberation Front

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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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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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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Spring, Spinning Group, CLF and more

Spring looms so very close! I think it is my very favorite season. I get to inspect my garden now, watching the promise of this favorite of seasons…Leaf buds ready to burst forth into glorious shades of green. Narcissus blooming … Continue reading

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Shoulders, spinning, business and more…

Well, getting older stinks. You know when you are in your twenties and all the older people say things like, “You really shouldn’t carry such heavy things,” or” carry that carryon that way,” or” both your kids on each hip….” … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the Lulu Store :)

Hey guys! I’m slowly raising my download prices on Lulu, one or two at a time since doing this on dial up is a pain…but it’s time. The downloads will be on sale again in a few months time…  I’m … Continue reading

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