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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

Patchwork Crochet Afghan Tutorial

Patchwork Crochet Afghan Tutorial

For the past few years I’ve been toying with the idea of using quilts as inspiration for crocheted afghans. It started with some art quilts designed by the...

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How To Juice a Prickly Pear & Why You’d Want To

How To Juice a Prickly Pear & Why You’d Want To

I was astounded to find out that Superior, the little mining town where I live, is the prickly pear capital of Arizona. Who knew?  I took for granted the giant prickly...

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zombie apocalypse strategy

Zombie Apocalypse Strategy:  Zombie Apocalypse Survivalism Zombies Movies Edit ★ What don’t people do in zombie apocalypse movies that you would do? Edit Do you...

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Stump The Hooker Crochet Question of the Week

Stump The Hooker Crochet Question of the Week

In a zombie apocalypse if you noticed that a zombie was wearing something that had been crocheted would it make them more human for you or would it just make you angry...

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Crochet Your Own Couture Bridal Accessories Part 2

Crochet Your Own Couture Bridal Accessories Part 2

In Part 2 of wedding crochet you’ll discover some drop dead gorgeous accessories and fairy tale flower girl dresses to crochet as well as custom made pieces you can buy online.

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Strange Safari: Welcome to My Hood

Strange Safari: Welcome to My Hood

Greetings. This is my tiny house on West Magma Flats Street in Superior, Arizona. It’s a very short street that only goes about a half of a block and then dead...

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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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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