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Basic Crochet Terms

When you are first learning how to crochet, it can be intimidating if you don’t speak crochet!  Learning the language of crochet opens your mind to the enchanting world of Fiber Arts!  261 more words

Newbie Newsday ~ Why Do You Call Your Yarn A Cake?

Note: you can click on any of the yarns below to learn more about them.

Mmmmmmmm, cake. Wait, I’m getting off topic.

Why is some yarn called a cake? 414 more words


Simple free styling 

A quick project with just one skein of yarn.

Hands On - Happy-go-Knitty

When I turned up for the Hands On shoot with Helene of Happy-go-Knitty it was pouring with rain and I hadn’t brought any lights with me. 102 more words



Deepening autumn—

the sky fills with cirrus clouds

and long skeins of geese.


Soaring Leaves #DailyHaikuChallenge

Autumn’s wind rises
Skeins of migratory geese
Take off like bronzed leaves

Day 9/365 – Morgan’s #DailyHaikuChallenge.  Join in and link back to her blog.

Poetry Forms

Square burst of colours

Just learning how to crochet a square. Not exactly sure where it will lead me.Decided to add a black border around the finished square. Played with adding stitches, to make the border ruffle up somewhat. 10 more words