Post image for The Power of Dollar Yarn Crochet Rectangles (Crochet is More Than Meets The Eye)

There is nothing complex about this project. And yet it touches upon some of the deepest complexities about crochet as a hobby, an art, a craft.


American Craft Week Starts Tomorrow

by Kathryn on October 4, 2012 · 3 comments

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Tomorrow kicks off American Craft Week, a holiday celebrating local handmade crafts. Fun fact: it actually lasts longer than a week.


Post image for Crochet Designer Stacey Trock Explains Why She Started Craft School Saturday

Today’s post is a guest post by Stacey Trock of FreshStitches. She recently started a new series on her blog called Craft School Saturday where she shares the creative things she’s enjoying outside of her actual creative business.


Hands-On Helps: Guest Post Excerpt

by Kathryn on September 11, 2012 · 0 comments

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Excerpt from guest post titled Reducing Depression with Hands-On Crafting


Post image for Friday Open Discussion: What do you call yourself?

How do you refer to your crochet work when talking to others? Do you call yourself a crocheter, an artist, a fiber artist, a crafter, a maker, a creator, a small business owner … or something else?


Crochet Quote: Community

by Kathryn on September 23, 2011 · 0 comments

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Today’s crochet quote is by Betsy Greer, from an article that she did for the Fall 2011 issue of Interweave Crochet. The article is about the value of teaching crochet and it talks about the opportunity to do so through The Needle Arts Mentoring Program.


A quote about the rise of crafting in today’s society.