Posts in Crochet
Wilma - Thriving as a Crochet Designer With Facial Differences

Have you ever felt down about something going on in your life and not sure if you can have your dream because of health issues? These may be issues that have been around for a long time or are just starting or discovered. Know you are not alone and that this monthly maker community series is to encourage you by showing you others that have been there and have continued to thrive in their life, living their dream despite health issues. To start out the series is the amazing and talented Wilma of Wilmade who creates gorgeous crochet items that you can find on her website. She has lived all of her life with a facial tumor, and after many consults with a variety of doctors was diagnosed with having Facial Infiltrating Lipomatosis.

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The Ultimate List of the Most Gorgeous Crochet Hooks on Etsy

Hello fabulous reader! Have you ever wanted to find a unique crochet hook but didn’t know where to get started? Or wanted something other than the plain metal ones (not that there is anything wrong with those as I use those extensively, but sometimes you need some pizazz in your life :) These amazing group of makers on Etsy have created and carry many type of crochet hooks for you! And how awesome are they?

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How to Block Crochet and Other Handmade Items (part 1)

This article is the first of a two part article on how to block crochet and other handmade items.  The first part is about blocking and the resources I have used to learn about blocking, the equipment/tools I bought for blocking, and what projects I would be blocking.  The second part to be posted in late July 2018, will be about how I blocked several items (step-by-step and the methods used), the resources I used, and the end results to include before and after pictures.

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Crochet Pattern Writing with FiberandFern

Brie from Fiber and Fern, describes her journey to pattern making as well as some of her favorite resources that helped her get to where she is today. Also, check out addition crochet and knit pattern making, some free and some paid to include classes. If you are looking to start creating your own crochet or knitting patterns, we would like to encourage you to do so and give you some recommended resources to do so.

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