Category Archives: Handcrafted

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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Crocheting with Textured Yarn…

  Spuntastik! Knaughty Yarn Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Here is a Knot or Knepp yarn. You can find these made by handspinners, or in stores that sell novelty yarn. Many people are afraid of working … 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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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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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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This takes pattern testing to a whole new level!

Christmas time was such a crunch (I know you’re with on that one!) that I forgot to write about the lady who purchased by Crochet Sleeper Sock pattern from  my storefront on Lulu.com. Now, I know I wrote my sock … Continue reading

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