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Would you like to win $50 worth of goodies?
Who wouldn't, am I right?! I am having a contest at Crimson Orchid Designs with the grand prize being a[...]
23 Spooky (and Cute) Hallowe’en Items
Hallowe'en is a time of exploring the dark, mystical side of things. A time for ghouls, goblins and ghosts. Dressing[...]
Top 10 Cutest Sheep Items
If you love sheep as much as I do, you will look for any reason to add to your sheep[...]
Knitting Unraveled
  There are many opportunities available to learn how to knit. Some people are shown by a relative or friend, some[...]
What IS Fair Isle Knitting?
Stranded colorwork is a multicolor knitting technique which is done by working each row with two or more colors at[...]
Knitting Colorwork Techniques
Knitting is a technique for making a two-dimensional fabric. The fabric is made from a one-dimensional yarn, following a meandering[...]
Favorite Autumn Color-Work Knitting and Crochet
Summer is drawing to a close and it is time to think about autumn. Beautiful color-work in knitting and crochet[...]
15 Alpaca with Wonderful Haircuts
Alpacas, part of the camelid family, are wonderful animals who are gentle, clean, provide gorgeous fibre and also have amazing[...]
Creativity is Like the Tide
Creativity Is Like the Tide Over the years, as I’ve gotten older, I have come to recognize that my personal[...]
The Knitting Retreat
The Knitting Retreat I have the wonderful pleasure of being part of an amazing group of women who love to[...]
The Healing of Rose Quartz
As I discussed in my previous post, Pantone’s Colour of the year 2016 is derived from two colours: Rose Quartz[...]
Connecting with Creativity
The Pantone Color of the Year 2016 In keeping with their yearly tradition, Pantone has released its Color of the[...]