Category Archives: yarn review

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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A day at Madrona Fiber Festival

Ok… I have a mixed review of the Fiber Festival, at least from a crochet afficionado perspective.  1) Seeing Myra was awesome, Myra Wood is someone I can’t brag about enough. She is talented, fun, professional, and one of the … Continue reading

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Scrumblinis make the cut!

Our Scrumblinis have been noticed by Lime & Violets crochet correspondent, Crochetcompulsiv! In her first of many weekly columns, Hook Up o’ the Week Ms. Compulsiv highlighted these dear little suprise packages of yarn beautifully! In fact I’m really tickled somebody … Continue reading

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Spanish Square Motif

Spanish Square Motif Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Well, just what I needed, new yarn to play with! LOL My wonderful Secret Santa sent me beautiful, wonderful LACEWEIGHT mohair yarn from Spain. Man it is the … Continue reading

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Basketweave Love

basketweave1Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). You know when you find a stitch that you actually go out of your way to find projects for? This one is my new big love! The photo above is a close … Continue reading

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Tunisian Band Flapper Cloche

flaphat2 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). I made this hat to wear to my very dear friend’s wedding. I used wonderfully, slippery ribbon with fine, black cotton chenille! Oooooh the loveliness. It looks better on me … 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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