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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 […]


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The New Tunisian Crochet: Book Review 3

When I was approached by Dora Ohrenstein’s publisher requesting a review of her new book, The New Tunisian Crochet ~ Contemporary Designs from Time-Honored Traditions, I, of course, said “Yes!”  Dora is a great crochet friend and tireless campaigner for our beloved craft. I expected a good book out of Dora, what I got in […]


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 […]

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Book Review: Crochet Saved My Life by Kathryn Vercillo

 Because it IS personal   Kathryn Vercillo did something very courageous and extremely significant in writing this book. She gave voice to the many thousands (if not more) women (and men) who turn to crochet to make it through one more moment, one more hour and yes just one more day.   At the same […]