Category Archives: fiber art

Broomstick Lace Capelet

Broomstick Lace Capelet Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). I know, I know. I have been SOOOOOOOOOO bad about posting on this blog! But never fear, I have moved my CLF blog over to wordpress, and now … Continue reading

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Over 21,000 views…tooo cool!

Ok, we’re almost to my year blogging anniversary, and I have to say I am awed at the response to this blog. Over 21, 000 views. Considering my very first month, which was when I was trying to figure out … 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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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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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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Simple N Sweet Swing Cape Cover Art

Simple N Sweet Swing Cape Cover ArtOriginally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). At long last I finally managed to get the cover art up and change the “looks” of this download on my Lulu store front! http://www.lulu.com/camanomadeContinue reading

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Easy, Fun, and Green!

Coin Purse Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). This little coin purse was inspired by a design by Jan Neitzel in the book Kooky Crochet by Linda Kopp (Lark Publishing). The pattern is called “2 Liter Purse” … Continue reading

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