Category Archives: traditional crafts

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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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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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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This is what I was doing when…

Pirate Costume 2 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Ok, I have a lot of work to do, but I got this bee in my bonnet and I decided I HAD to make myself a pirate outfit. … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year…

Winter’s on the way out, and the early signs of spring are happening! We’ve had several sunny days in a row that were not bitterly cold! In fact it was a down right balmy 55 degrees the other day (that’s … Continue reading

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Glorious Fabulous Crochet…

Book Review! I recieved my book order from Amazon.com yesturday, and I was thrilled with my purchases! Not one, but two fabulous books about and for crochet! If you have a sense of humor, have crocheted it all and done … 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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