Category Archives: patterns

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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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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Happy Valentine’s Day !! Free Pattern

Happy Valentine’s Day dear readers! I’m afraid I have not slept yet, and no, alas it was not due to a romantic trist with the hubby…I wish it were that! Nope, I have been working on the Crochet Liberation Front … 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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Simple n Sweet Cape is up on Lulu!

saracape2 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Yay! I finally got it up on lulu tonight! For the grand total of .95 this intermediate pattern is yours for the downloading! You can either do the collar in … Continue reading

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Wonders by Others!

WIPDecember07 037 Originally uploaded by marykz_marykz. Mary Z of Maryland is a member of The Free Form Crochet Club! She sent me this beautiful photo of her Fillet Headband, complete with little beads! She has offered the pattern to be … Continue reading

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