Friends Around the World CAL Week 3 – Stephan by Esther

Words cannot express how excited I am with the 2nd designer for Friends around the World CAL – the first anniversary celebration crochet-along by the most supportive Facebook crochet community, CAL – Crochet A … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photo Tutorial PDF discount (likely) ends tomorrow

Well, #1 Aggie baseball team got swept off by #3 Florida Gators this weekend. 😦  Although the college baseball ranking does not come out until Monday, I have a feeling … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blue and White Border Tutorial & Discount Code

I am excited to announce that a photo tutorial for my blue and white border is finally up at my Ravelry store!!!  Thank you so much for all your love … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Friends Around the World CAL – Week 2 – Flower Compass by Valerie

Facebook crochet community, CAL – Crochet A Long, is continuing its first anniversary celebration with a beautiful pattern by Valerie of Agrarian Artisan.  For the second week of the Friends around the World CAL, … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends around the World CAL – Week 1 – Octoghan by Valerie

First up on the Friends around the World CAL is a unique and fun pattern called Octoghan by  Valerie at Agrarian Artisan. Her pattern is easy to follow and has … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends around the World CAL

Howdy from wild-flower blooming beautiful Texas! CAL – Crochet A Long group on Facebook that graciously hosted my Around-the-Bases crochet-along (CAL) last fall is celebrating its first anniversary!  Congratulations!  It … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Around-the-Bases (ATB)

Welcome!  Around-the-Bases is a crochet stitch sampler that turns YOUR favorite center block into an afghan.  It can be made with any square or rectangle motif, using any yarn weight.   … Continue reading

January 1, 2016 · 5 Comments

A Search for That Perfect Base and Perfect Yarn (and Colors!)

I know a search for the perfect square and the perfect yarn (and colors!) can be a long (but fun!) challenge for many. I’ve been there before (and am still … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

My Crochet Along Square

I am so excited to see all the hype for this CAL! I love reading everyone’s comments and questions and seeing beautiful base blocks y’all are coming up with on FB … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · 9 Comments

Bonjour from Paris!

Less than 2 hours after posting pictures of the completed sample last week, I boarded a plane to Paris.  I am traveling with my daughter, Julie, for 10 days before she heads off to … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment