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Tunisian Crochet vs. Double-Ended

On my Facebook business page, I was recently asked the difference between regular Tunisian crochet and double-ended Tunisian crochet. It’s kind of an involved response, so I thought I would make a blog post on it. First, I think that a lot of people understand regular Tunisian crochet. You use a long hook that looks […] Read more…

Video Project Series: Tunisian Crochet Entrelac

In one of my hosted crochet-alongs, group members chose Tunisian Entrelac as the subject of our crochet along. It’s always important to me to try to get people motivated to learn something new when participating in my crochet-alongs whenever possible. It’s a win-win for everyone! For this one, the pattern chosen was from Lion Brand […] Read more…

From My Garden: Just a Couple of Flowers

I know that you all like pretty just as much as I do. And, it doesn’t get any better than this right here. This is a photo I took a couple of days’ ago of one of my passion flower vines. I’m so amazed by this flower that I had to share. And, this is […] Read more…

Recipe: Spinach Basil Pesto

I love basil pesto. I love it on slices of crusty bread or mixed in pasta or used on pizza instead of red sauce. Unfortunately, the only time I can afford to get enough basil is when I grow and harvest it myself. The last couple of years, I have failed miserably at growing basil. […] Read more…

I Felt Tunisian

Felting. I love it! Have you heard of it? If there’s one thing I’ve noticed about felting it’s that it strikes fear in some people. People who have unintentionally shrunken clothing items in the wash are a bit timid about the idea of intentionally shrinking something. This is the Felted Duffel from my book, The […] Read more…

Recipe: Papaya Jelly

When I was growing up, we had papaya and mango trees growing near our apartment in Hawaii. We had guava trees with passion fruit vines entwined on them and even the stray pineapple, eaten warm, right off the plant. When I went shopping the other day, there were some papayas. They weren’t Hawaiian papayas, though. […] Read more…

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