Category Archives: Laurie Wheeler

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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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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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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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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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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Up Coming Events~Handspinning

Hey don’t forget the Lulu Store folks!!   It’s that time of year again! Hand Spinning Demos abound!  The first of this season is at the Camano Island Libary, located in the Terry’s Corner compex on Camano Island, WA. Myself … Continue reading

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