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Loving this list. I think Stacey won her award twice over for starting her podcast. It is informative and fun. She's given the community a great of herself and her crochet knowledge.
All your choices are very professional bloggers. :) Where's your award? You published a book and still maintain the go to site for all things crochet. (plus didn't you just start as Crochet Today's guest blogger?)
Thank you Kathryn for everything you do.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on 2012 Awesome Crochet Blogger Awards: List of Winners
@CrochetBlogger Definitely will check it out.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Crochet Saved My Life
Just downloaded via Kindle, can't wait to read it. So happy that this is being shared.
@CrochetBlogger that's an idea. :)
10 months ago on Introduce Yourself Here
@Bimbipea Glad you decided to share and stop lurking. :)
Hi Kathryn, what a great idea to get to know your readers. Thanks Untangled Knots for the idea. You pretty much know me from our cross convo earlier this year but I'll introduce myself to your readers. I'm Sara aka Momwithahook online and I am a big fan of crochet and more recently crochet bloggers. I write about crochet via my blog and at various article directories. Love your site and learn something new all the time when I visit.
@LaurindaReddig Talking with those who share the same loss is important - for me. I think in part because I crochet which gives me a buffer to the intense feelings I have about an issue - I can always bring the conversation back to crochet. :) You are an inspiration to many.
10 months, 1 week ago on Meet the Amazing Women who Hook to Heal
Great job Kathryn. I remember stumbling across Laurinda's site earlier this year. Her story touched my heart and reminds me so often of how great it is to have something to hold during those times of loss.
That mandala is really great. I need to try that some day. Thanks for featuring my 7 crochet jobs article. :)
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Crochet Link Love: Best Posts of the Week
I love her work. I watched a show once where she was commissioned to design an original piece for a decorating show. She works super fast. I find it interesting that she describes how long she does a project not based on time but upon how many movies it takes for her to make it. It was a chair and it was beautiful.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on How Does Olek Get Those Cool Camo Patterns to Work Out?
I always thought it necessary to avoid books in the same genre but looking at them as research and comparing them to my own writing to see what I can improve on is a great tip.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Writing a book - competitor analysis for writers
I don't use it on my site yet but as a commenter on blogs it is one service I enjoy using.
1 year, 1 month ago on LiveFyre- A Cut Above the Commenting Systems Out There.
quite an interesting way to wear a sweater. I think it would be a lovely skirt. Just have to figure out how to add it a skirt without damaging the design. The color and the design are awesome.
1 year, 2 months ago on How to Wear a Crochet Sweater That’s Too Small
Interesting project. I think of those same color combinations when I think of the seventies as well as granny squares. I used to have a large granny square purse as a little girl. My mom used to make matching outfits for my sisters and I and Yes, they were granny squares. I just upload a pic sometime.
1 year, 2 months ago on 25 Edgy 1970′s Crochet Designers: Where Are They Now?
Currently I'm finishing up an afghan for my mom. This is my 'never ending' crochet project but I am happy to say I'll finish it up this week. Afghans blankets are a bit larger project so I tend to stay clear of them.
1 year, 2 months ago on Crochet Book: Afghan Lover’s Collection
gorgeous. I'm getting knit sock envy.
1 year, 2 months ago on test
I am right there with them basking in the glee of finding some awesome yarn at a thrift store for just $2 a bag.
1 year, 2 months ago on Crochet Quote: A Great Find
@CrochetBlogger @undergroundcrafter As far as written content I see it all the time as people will just take the rss and add it to their site for 'content'. they even have software to spin the article and by a long stretch of the imagination they call it an 'original' piece.
1 year, 2 months ago on Friday Open Crochet Discussion: Copyright Boundaries
@undergroundcrafter Yes, totally agree about #1 and #2 being illegal.Okay when I read #3 I was thinking they were taking their own picture of their finished object not of the person using the picture in the book - that being said if the photo doesn't belong to you it doesn't belong on the net.[#3]
#4As far as patterns, I give permission to sell finished object but if I actually made money from my patterns as an official designer I wouldn't do this. Pattern sharing is a real problem even when teaching crochet classes. If one person has a paid copyrighted pattern that they all want to work on Technically each person must buy that pattern - no copies of the pattern should be made. If the designer has not given permission to sell completed item you can't.
#5 I've done this and I know I should take the time to ask permission before making a screen shot [which is a whole other copyright issue] but I always link back to the source. I do try and find CC photos of the work on flickr and then make a post around that.
@thornberry I agree however if the photo is of the actual pattern or a scan of the pattern in the book than I would have to disagree.