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Actually - you are! Even when I'm too busy to catch up on blogs, I always read your blog because it gives me a good insight on what is going on in the world of crochet :)
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Inside Crochet Favorite Blogger
Considering I've been married a little while, I know exactly where they would get worn and for whom HA! They are cute :)
9 months ago on Crochet Pasties from Sex on a Stitch
For me, I normally wear crochet professionally as an accessory. I've been knitting more shawls rather than crochet simply because its less bulky - I'd be looking for other accessory items and ideas.
10 months ago on Crochet Shawl as Cape … And A Question for You
Hmmm I pinned one of the images (I'm Cris on Pinterest) and +1'd you using Cris Crochets :) Awesome giveaway (I'm a bad crocheter because I hadn't seen this magazine before!)
10 months, 1 week ago on Giveaway! Get Inspired Crochet Digital Magazine!
GORGEOUS selection. I've bookmarked quite a few :)
10 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Terrific Crochet Shawl Pattern Designers and their Most Popular Patterns
I'm hurt you didn't use my pattern for that pet bed LOL (just kidding!) Actually, cats LOVE things that crumple down around them creating little dens - I think kitty would LOVE the bed you made for her.
What have I been making... ugh - same things as 2 weeks ago LOL Primarily a knitted ear warmer (which I desperately need to finish out of sheer need of function) and a wrap for my daughter.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on My Crochet: Recently Made Small Items (+ Cutest Kitten Ever!)
As a person that writes patterns and offers them for download on my blog and Ravelry (shameless plug HAHAHA), I think the hardest part IS remembering that not everyone is going to be experienced. While I agree that when patterns are written and a "scale measurement of difficulty" is given, you have to assume that at higher levels, some things are going to be assumptions by the experienced crocheter BUT if you have a more advanced pattern I think it should be written with one level down in experience in mind - how can these people get better if they don't know what jumps you are making.
Honestly, I think even the most difficult of patterns can be made readable by the novice crocheter - its just how much space do you want to use :)
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Making Assumptions When Reading a Crochet Pattern
I am glad you caught that dropped stitches references - i read the little blurb and was like KNITTING! *laughs* Of course, maybe back then the idea of "dropping stitches" applied to both knitting and crochet, its just with crochet we call it "tearing out stitches" instead. Dunno. Something else I thought was cute was the statement "Whenever women meet, the art of knitting and crocheting is discussed-the newest garments, the best stitches, the prettiest colors.” - OH to live in a world where I could talk crochet with ALL women :)
10 months, 4 weeks ago on 50 Years of Crochet History: 1931
OHHHH I will definitely get it! - in fact, consider it "already gotten" - how timely for me! I'm going to start a series on my blog to assist with the accountability for me to lose weight. :) It will definitely be saving my life.
11 months ago on Crochet Saved My Life Free on Kindle This Weekend Only
I for one am really looking forward to this series. I love looking at the history of the craft. Can't wait to see what you dig up!
11 months, 1 week ago on New Series: 50 Years of Crochet History (1930 – 1980)