Category Archives : Cool Crochet

Laurie’s Birthday Month Crochet A Long 6

Can you believe it’s July already?  You know what that means right? WAHOO! The CLF turns 6 and I turn magic number 44, okay it’s not really a magic number because we know 3′s a magic number, but hey – It’s my birthday and I LOVE birthdays, the cake and ice cream associated with birthdays […]

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Crochet Weekend in Washington State

CLF Pro Members, World Wide Yarns and Karen Ratto Whooley have partnered for a fabulous crochet experience in Soap Lake, Washington! You don’t want to miss this event and there is limited space, so sign up before it’s too late! Event:  June 1 – 2 Call to reserve your spot right away as the retreat […]

Come explore new skills and have a blast!


Hard to find crochet supplies: Slipper Soles 3

I can dedicate a post a month to hard to find crochet supplies. Crochet supplies include things besides yarn and hooks, patterns and books. I’ve been digging around looking for things I wish I could find locally.  I live in rural Washington State, so finding some of this stuff in a 20 mile radius can […]

Don’t Fear the Ripper… Crochet Fiction

Hey crochet fans!  I wrote some fun crochet fiction for CLF Supporters, Indie Pro and Indie Pro Plus members.  There are two short stories both of the “paranormal” and “urban fantasy” bend.  Below is an excerpt from “Don’t Fear the Ripper.” (Need more cow bell anyone?) [quote style="boxed"]They say that Death waits for no one… […]

Don't Fear The Ripper (c) Sara Fakhroo 2011 All Rights Reserved

You can be a SUPER AWESOME gift giver! 1

I’m super excited about my new book. It’s a cute little thing that I      published to help my fellow crocheters (and crafters of all ilk) deal with gift giving and holiday stress like no other book I have seen.    CLF News Readers have already had their  special deal but I don’t want to […]

Quick Fabric and Crochet Gift Bags

 Crochet Confession I like to make things quick and dirty. Long involved projects are something I do maybe once a year. Here’s a quick and easy project.  If you have old clothes that have fun, relatively loose weave fabric you can just use those (make sure the fabric is clean and pressed). I find it’s […]

Taffetta bag with picot edgin


For the guys: This Sets My Picot Free

Want ideas for guys?  Hats are not passe! As Rips who has crocheted himself a fabulous hat to keep that noggin warm in the cold temps of Trondheim, Norway!   What’s an engineer to do? Right?  Rips is a CLF member and he is getting an award for awesome crochet! I love his design of this […]