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Crafty geeks and geeky crafts at LFCC

Fan conventions are a relatively new phenomenon in the UK, and one that I usually have to explain when the subject comes up in conversation. Thanks to the popularity of the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, some are aware of the concept of a comic-con but usually they don’t know that such events take place on this side of the pond too. 862 more words

Crafts

Troon Mini Shopper

Made on the Magic size Butterfly Loom this shopper measures approximately 33 x 33 cm and is made from a sturdy worsted 100% Aran wool.  The colour is cherry and has a subtle blue fleck.  818 more words

Needles

When I started knitting I used straight needles and collected the sizes I needed as I worked different projects. I slowly moved to basic circular needles (most of them are Pony ones I think) again building up the collection as I needed different tip sizes and lengths. 655 more words

Knitting And Crochet

Rain Rain Go Away...


(sing to B.J. Thomas song, written by Hal David & Burt Bacharach)

Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head

And just like the guy
Whose feet are too big for his bed… 209 more words

Crochet

Attempt One and going!

I have decided to learn to knit. I love crochet and feel pretty confident with it, but i want to be able to knit. I visited two amazing yarn stores in Laramie over the past several days while my daughter was attending their volleyball camp. 164 more words

Quick WIP Check In: Liesel

Just a quick check in on my current WIP: My Liesel Scarf in Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica 110 – Stellar.

I’m almost done with the first of my two skeins, and the scarf is only about a foot and a half long (it’s shown with my 6 inch sewing gage for scale). 85 more words

Knitting And Crochet

Shallow Single Crochet Stitch

Today I’m experimenting with a ‘new to me’ reversible crochet stitch! I’m loving the result!! Not sure what I’ll make with it but the cool knit look has me thinking! 93 more words

HodgePodge Crochet