5 Things Only Yarnies Can Understand

Yarnies are a wonderful, creative, and strange bunch. You’ll hear us laughingly (and often-times guiltily) talking about our stash, discussing things like weight, sheen, and loft, and sneaking into the house with those skeins of yarn we absolutely didn’t need but Just. Had. To. Have.

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Hooked on… Easter

Easter’s just around the corner, so we’ve rounded up some of the cutest patterns we could find to help you get prepared!

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Happily Hooked Magazine Celebrates Spring with Issue #24!

Happily Hooked Magazine just released Issue #24! Bursting with new, never-before-published patterns, interviews with crocheters, and helpful tips and tricks, this month’s issue is all about ideas to help you “Celebrate Spring!”

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Interview with Shanna of Lambstrings Yarn

Hand Dyed Yarn from Lambstrings

Shanna is in one of the many yarn-loving groups I am also in on social media. I took notice of her through the pictures she would post of the yarns she’d dyed. Her colours were rich and extravagant. After a while, her bubbly personality also had me hooked and I started seeking Lambstrings Yarn out on other platforms.

I got in touch with Shanna about an interview, and here is what she had to say. Interview by: ACCROchet

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Crochet Heals: Sheila Z

Crochet Heals at HHM

Sheila Zachariae became a widow before the age of 30, losing her young husband to a two-year battle with cancer. The fight was long and hard, and she crafted her way through it, stitching a new life together as the old one fell apart around her. Here is Sheila’s story in her own words, followed by an interview about her crafty life.

Interview by: Kathryn Vercillo of Crochet Concupiscence

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Book Review: New Methods for Crochet Socks

Have you ever crocheted socks? This was my first attempt and I am so pleased that I did. I read through Rohn Strong’s new book, New Methods for Crochet Socks, and the hardest thing about the book was choosing which exceptional pattern to work up first. Rohn’s book has some fabulous, new designs suited for all levels of crocheters!

Review By: Emily Truman

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Yarn Review: Scheepjes Bloom

By:  Salena Baca Let me tell you about one of my new favorite yarns… Bloom is a new cotton yarn from Scheepjes, and it’s unlike any other yarn I’ve worked with before.

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Crochet + Fashion: Keeping Your Crochet Wardrobe For Life

We spend hours, days, weeks, and sometimes even months constructing treasured crochet garments. Stitch by stitch we envision wearing our new piece out and about to the office and to family functions where we proudly get to answer, “Yes, I made this!” The last thing we want is for our prized sweater, cardigan, or dress to be ruined due to a laundry mishap. Other enemies of crochet include accidental snags and pests, and I’m not just talking about moths; sticky handed kids, absent-minded husbands, and curious cats can the detriment of your hard work. With some thoughtful consideration regarding storage and care, you can keep your lovely crochet fashions looking as stunning as the day you wove in that last end. Here are 9 useful tips and tricks so your garment can one day achieve heirloom status:

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Interview with Twinkie Chan

We called the fashion food queen, Twinkie Chan, and she gave us the scoop (Haha, get it?) on mastering the art of amigurumi, and how to pull off these sweet and savory accessories.

Interview By: Salena Baca & Danyel Pink

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Top 10 Fingerless Gloves

We love sharing patterns and today’s roundup looks at our Top 10 Fingerless Gloves!

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