Sing-a-long with Bonnie Barker

Bonnie and I love to make music and write parodies – new funny words to well-known songs. So, for this year’s conference we worked on a fun event together – the “Friday Night Sing-a-long”. We had a great time singing songs and laughing with our lively audience – they were wonderful! Bonnie played the guitar skillfully and two of my daughters sang along with us encouraging the audience to join in. You can see a video of one of the[Read more]

5 Great Gifts for Crocheters

This post contains affiliate links – to read our complete disclosure policy, click here Today I want to share with you 5 items that I use almost every day when I am crocheting because they make my life easier and my crocheting time more efficient.  I realized that since this is the season for giving, they would make great gifts for any crocheter you know or they would help you (the crocheter) have some ideas of what to put on your[Read more]

Trinity Knot Christmas Tree – Celtic Knot pattern

  Several Christmases ago I posted a photo of a lacy Christmas tree I had crocheted from an out-of-print leaflet.  It is one of my most asked about posts!  I had made the Christmas tree as part of a display I had put up at my local craft store to advertise for my upcoming crochet classes.   Since so many people have asked for the pattern (and it is very hard to find), I decided to create my own Celtic[Read more]

Christmas Holly Leaf Scarf

Christmas Holly Leaf Scarf The Christmas Holly Leaf Scarf is a quick and easy Christmas gift that is one size fits all! I created this design several years ago and wear it every Christmas season – I always get many compliments on it and it looks great in photos. It is purely a decorative scarf that looks good over a light green, black or white top. There are 2 versions of this scarf – one that includes 2 to 3[Read more]

Currier Museum of Art and Yarn Bomb at Art Fest

Who says that museums and crochet are just for grandmas? Well, hopefully no one who came to the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH this weekend for their annual ART FEST.  All ages had a great time connecting with art and crochet. It was a pleasure to watch families have a good time together and children searching around the museum courtyard to find our yarn art highlights. There were artists demonstrating their craft and selling their beautiful creations. Teachers from[Read more]