Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Today is Day three of the 3rd Annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week from Eskimimi Makes.  And today’s challenge is to blog about someone who is your knitting or crochet hero. My knitting and crochet hero is the most amazing crafter I’ve ever met. She taught herself to crochet, spin, weave, knit, tat, dye yarn and more.  She even builds her own frames for weaving, and her own hand spindles for spinning. Most of her projects are made without a pattern.  Although she does test my knitting patterns. Never one to waste time, she will spin or crochet when walking next door. She constantly... (Read More ...)

Today is Day two of the 3rd Annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week from Eskimimi Makes.  And today’s challenge is to be creative with photography.  So, I decided to challenge myself with finding a way to combine knitting and caregiving, and set a scene.  Knitting can help pass the time, and it can also result in making something for the knitter or the one needing care. Sometimes it’s a way to get the one needing care interested in something, to take her thoughts off her illness.  Or maybe she can even “supervise” if she’s knitted in the past.  She might be excited... (Read More ...)

Today is the first day of the 3rd Annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week.  Today’s topic is Colour Lovers.  And this post has my answers to some questions about colors knitters often get asked.   How do you choose colors for your knitting projects? Mostly I love choosing a color that the recipient will want to wear.  Whether it’s for me or for a gift.  So when possible for a gift, I try to get yarn in colors she or he will love.  When I look at the colors in my stash, they are colors that comfort me. There’s some bright red and green for Christmas, bright colors of cotton worsted for... (Read More ...)