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"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."

-Jack London

"The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul"

"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Oscar Wilde

The End Is Near

The End Is Near

My dear friends and comrades, today we are witnessing the death of the once vibrant, often brilliant street art movement. Some of you may have noticed a seemingly...

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The Bride Wore Crochet: Having The Crochet Wedding of Your Dreams, Part One

The Bride Wore Crochet: Having The Crochet Wedding of Your Dreams, Part One

June is the month of brides and there’s nothing quite so dreamy or romantic as a lacy crocheted wedding. So let’s get started making your crochet wedding dreams come true! Read more…..

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Perfect Last Minute Crochet Mother’s Day Gifts

Perfect Last Minute Crochet Mother’s Day Gifts

It’s a well known fact that moms love crochet Mother’s Day gifts because they can brag about them to all their friends, neighbors & co-workers plus their hair stylist and the UPS guy!

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How-To Make Some Pretty Amazing  Crochet Chickens

How-To Make Some Pretty Amazing Crochet Chickens

I never gave much thought, well okay, I never gave any thought at all, to crocheting chickens until I started researching ideas for spring crochet projects. I discovered that people really like chickens and they also really like to crochet them.

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Beautiful Dreamer: Inside the World of Lace Crochet Rock Star Monicaj

Beautiful Dreamer: Inside the World of Lace Crochet Rock Star Monicaj

The very idea of crocheting a stone is preposterous but Monica delights in the ‘shock & awe’ effect her work can have…….

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Kovale’s Sizzling Red-Hot Romantic Crochet

Kovale’s Sizzling Red-Hot Romantic Crochet

“I believe that what we wear expresses who we are. ‘Dare to be different’.” Kovale

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How-To Make The Cutest Crochet Hearts Ever!

How-To Make The Cutest Crochet Hearts Ever!

There is no set path Just follow your Heart…..

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How-To Crochet A Rock

How-To Crochet A Rock

” If you can crochet a chain, make a single and double crochet stitch then you are ready to make a covered stone.” Margaret Oomen

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A Successful Etsy Designer Shares What She’s Learned

A Successful Etsy Designer Shares What She’s Learned

Berniolie is a delight filled with gossamer lace crochet and knitted creations as delicate and colorful as butterfly wings……….

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Bottle Cap Art: No Cap Left Behind

Bottle Cap Art: No Cap Left Behind

My love affair with bottle caps began one magical summer on the shores of Crystal Lake Michigan. Those were the glorious days when soda came in frosty glass bottles. A...

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The Secret Of A Crochet Designer’s One-Of-A-Kind Style

The Secret Of A Crochet Designer’s One-Of-A-Kind Style

A visit to Carla Knittings and Jewelry on Etsy is like wandering through an exotic Middle Eastern bazaar……..

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Trying To Find Christmas In Arizona

Trying To Find Christmas In Arizona

It’s taken a long time for me to find my Christmas spirit in Arizona. We did get some snow. But it happened last March and it melted in a few hours. I moved here...

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Featured Designers

Rising Crochet Stars

Monica Johnson, Altus, Oklahoma

Monica Johnson, Altus, Oklahoma

Monicaj on Etsy.com

Biljana Kovale, Kladovo, Serbia

Biljana Kovale, Kladovo, Serbia

Kovale on Etsy.com

Bernadette Ambergen, Coevorden,The Netherlands

Bernadette Ambergen, Coevorden,The Netherlands

Berniolie & BernioliesDesigns on Etsy.com

Carla Omlor-Burghol, Pensacola, Florida

Carla Omlor-Burghol, Pensacola, Florida

Carla Knittings and Jewelry on Etsy.com