Coming Soon – Holiday Stashdown CAL

Holiday Stashdown CAL - starts 9-14

I’m excited to be participating in two great CALs that are starting soon! Earlier, I told you about the Mystery Lapghan CAL which started on Monday. Now here’s another one – the Holiday Stashdown CAL. 15 crochet designers (including me) will be sharing 15 free crochet patterns for holiday gifts and decorations. The CAL starts on September 14th and is designed … Continue reading →

Coming Soon – Mystery Lapghan CAL

Join us for the Mystery Lapghan CAL!

It’s just about time for a fun, new CAL, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m actually going to be doing 2 CALs this fall, but the first one I want to tell you about is this Mystery Lapghan CAL, which starts in just 2 days. This post contains affiliate links (click here for more info) – if you click on … Continue reading →

#DIW2 – Last section….or is it?

Sections 7 & 8

How are you coming along with your DIW2 mystery CAL blog hop scarf? I’m still a couple of sections behind, but plan to catch up tonight. Here are sections 7 & 8 on my scarf:If you do finish section 10, remember NOT to start your repeats yet until you hear tomorrow’s special announcement.  Don’t worry about finishing on time, we’ll be … Continue reading →

#DIW2 – Halfway done!

#DIW2 scarf sections 1-6

We’ve just finished section 6 of the DIW2 mystery CAL blog hop scarf, so we’re actually a little more than halfway done. Don’t worry though, it’s easy to catch up! each section is only 5 rows, and there will be a little catching up time coming soon. This has been so much fun to do – it’s exciting to see the … Continue reading →

#DIW2 – Mystery blog hop CAL scarf section 1

#DIW2 scarf section 1

It’s finally time to start the Design Improv Workshop (#DIW2) Mystery blog hop scarf CAL! For the rules, social media links, etc, please check out this intro post.  Section 2 will be posted by Mistie Bush of American Crochet on 4/3/15.  I will update this link once her post is available. Remember, there are purposely no recommendations as to yarn and/or hook. We want to see … Continue reading →

#DIW2 – My yarn choice

I’ve finally decided which yarn I want to use for the Design Improv Workshop #2 scarf (#DIW2). Here it is – this lovely skein of Madelinetosh Merino Light. This has been one of the nicer skein in my stash for almost a year now. It’s extra special because it’s a souvenir from my visit to Churchmouse Yarns and Teas near Seattle.  I … Continue reading →

#DIW2 – Mystery CAL blog hop scarf

Here it is! the big news I’ve been hinting at! Some of you may remember the first Design Improv Workshop from back in October, where a bunch of designer friends and I got together to create an impromptu pattern. That was SO much fun that we just had to do it again. This time though, we’re going to make it a lot … Continue reading →