Completing the CGOA Masters Program

CGOA Masters Pin

When I finally made the decision to go to the Knit and Crochet Show this year, I also decided to take the CGOA Masters of Advanced Stitches & Techniques Program. My goal was to successfully complete the program in time to get my pin at the show, and I did it! I’ve been dying to tell you all about it, … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Criss cross apple sauce

Criss Cross Applesauce collage

The back and forth, crossed post stitches (cables) at the center of this square form a lattice like texture. There is a Jacob’s ladder / braid stitch in each corner, tucked under smaller chain spaces for a more criss-crossed look. The back of the square has a completely different, but also interesting texture, which looks a bit like layered shell stitches. The pattern is written with … Continue reading →

A new adventure

I finally made the decision (as in, bought the tickets & hotel room) to go to the annual Knit and Crochet show which will be in San Diego this July. It’s jointly sponsored by the crochet and knitting guilds. I can’t even express how excited I am about this. I am particularly looking forward to meeting a few amazing and talented designers who I’m … Continue reading →