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    10 Random Facts about Modern Crochet

    I’ve been inspired by my fellow makers on Instagram¬†to do a post giving you a glimpse into the maker behind the projects. Welcome to #makermonday! So, here, in no random order, are 10 random things about me. 1.¬† Despite my smiling face in the above photo, I detest winter. I hate having to wear 8 layers to walk out of the house. Plus, when it get’s dark at 4:30, I want to curl into my bed and hibernate. 2. I love live music and I’ve been to about 75 concerts. I’ve seen John Mayer 9 times and Pearl Jam 6 times. 3. I’m obsessed with “old” things. I KNOW that…

  • Yarn Review – Wool of the Andes

    I’ve just begun to hand dye yarn. It’s all very experimental right now, so this will not be a tutorial on the process, although I will definitely work up one of those when I get my methodology down. This particular skein was done for my SIL who is an avid knitter. I try to do something handmade for everyone on my list, and I always feel weird crocheting her something when I know she can knit it up herself. So I thought outside the box and made her up a custom skein. I used 2 skeins of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in White and Tulip Permanent Fabric Dye.…