If you follow me on TikTok (@emmbeetee) you may have seen a clip of my latest visit to The Scrap Exchange in Durham, NC. It is a wonderful place and you never know what you might find there, My favorite treasure from this last trip is a pair of Needlework magazines - May and August… Continue reading 1924 Baby Blanket – Part One
In my experience of many years knitting and crocheting, I've noticed a lot of people complain mightily about finishing up all the holiday gifts they wanted to make, enjoying their winter holiday of choice, then waking up the day after all fired up not only to make a new project but to make a new… Continue reading Knit for Me and Crochet for Me Bundle Sale!
We all have scraps of yarn that are too large to throw out, but too small to do much with. So for my entry into the 2020 Holiday Stashdown CAL from our friends at CAL Central, I made this trio of ornaments using small amounts of Bulky, Worsted, and Fingering weight yarns. They are super… Continue reading Stash Busting Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Garden Party Cardi is a perfect top to make for the summer - and it's already getting hotter outside by the moment! Crocheted in two colors of Nazli Gelin Garden 3 thread, it has an oversized fit, is slightly cropped, and buttons in the front. Find it on Ravelry here! This post may contain affiliate… Continue reading Crochet Lace Top Pattern – the Garden Party Cardi
Hurricane Florence came, and went and took my lovely little townhouse with it. 36 of us were evicted from my apartment complex alone due to storm damage and an epic amount of flooding. It has been awful, but I know I am far better off than a lot of people - before you get worried… Continue reading Well, it’s been an adventure!
Plain and Fancy Ribbon YarnsMore goodies I have brought back from my trip to England. Ribbon yarn both plain - And fancy - I have designed simple scarves in both knit and crochet - you get both patterns with the yarn if you purchase the yarn from my Etsy store - Glitter or Plain I… Continue reading More New Yarn!
And the coolest basket bases for crocheters on the planet! Some of you may remember the last time I was on Hochanda in late February I had kits with these very cool wooden bases that you can use to create baskets and bags with a solid, water-resistant base. Well now they are here in the… Continue reading New Stuff!
You guys, I am worn out! Went to the Snap Conference in Salt Lake City Utah this past weekend and it was amazing. I took classes in SEO, Affiliate Marketing, and YouTube channel growth, taught a class on book publishing and its role in digitally based brands, and hung out with the plethora of your… Continue reading Snap and Getting Loopy and Boy am I Tired!
What an amazing three weeks it has been! Vacation stuff, seeing long time friends I haven't seen in forever, business trip to England for some shows on Hochanda, and some meetings for some possible new collaborations and trips! I am going to torture you one more time about the new kits from Maccaroni Yarn in… Continue reading Headed Home!
Hey all and greetings from sunny (but chilly!) England! Getting ready to go on Hochanda again this week and they've made you a lovely 10% off code if you have never bought from them before. And yes, they do ship to North America as well as their coverage area in the UK and Europe. 2/27/18… Continue reading Hochanda New 2018