It's that time of year again, yes I enjoy this more than any other holiday. Let's get started
with a few patterns that if you get started now, will be finished in enough time to scare the...umm
I mean would add to your costume. You can carry all your goodies in a very nice Treat bag
, make several to give as a special treat to your favorite trick or treater. How about a
I have owned my own yarn shop for well over a year and it really has been quite the learning experience. Please do not think for one moment that I am unhappy about it because that is so far from the truth but there are times when I just want to shake people and look deep into their eyes and ask WHY????
Lately there has been quite a bit of controversy concerning crochet. Some feel that crochet is not getting “equal” treatment compared to all the knitting whopla that goes on. Yes I do knit but my first choice will always be crochet so I set out to sort of dig around and try to find out why this is happening and my thoughts on this are not carved in stone, it is just my opinion and what I feel all crocheters can do to sort of get crochet on level ground.
As most of you already know, I own a yarn shop for the past year and a half, which has been one heck of a ride. Definitely a work in progress and recently I have decided that I would like to keep my foot in the water so to speak for making and selling things. Believe it or not I have not had the time to properly give Etsy or Art Fire a good look, I am a reader (want to make sure that everything is on the up and up) and recently I did read it all and have decided Etsy and Art Fire are a good start for me.
Back by popular demand: This is a sample of how I come up with ideas. My son was eating the chips out of this very clever container and when I looked at it I thought immediately that it resembled the figure of a goddess so I made her up. You can get the container from the chips isle at your local grocery store.