Category Archives: Handcrafts

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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Alternative yarn….

So, here I’m going through what my friend and I lovingly called the “Feed Store” which is actually called the “Country Store” (of Skagit Valley Farmers Supply Coop)….cause they always have cool gifts and interesting items for the hard to … Continue reading

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Secrets of Yarn: Crochet Edition Update…

Ok, I totally reserve the right to change my mind. Tonight I finished the last chapter in the book, revised two tables, tomorrow i will finish the remaining tables, do some scanning of yarn and in the next two weeks … 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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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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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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