Straight Hooked

How I get FREE MONEY to buy yarn

Amigurumi Crochet Yarn

How I get FREE MONEY to buy yarn

I feel a little guilty, because I have been holding on to this secret for a bit. I get FREE money to use as I please, which for me means buying yarn. Not even kidding! I use an app when I go grocery shopping, and they give me money back on items I purchase. But that’s not all- they even give me BONUS money for completing small goals too!

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How To Crochet the Corner to Corner (C2C) Technique

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How To Crochet the Corner to Corner (C2C) Technique

Corner to Corner (C2C) is created on the diagonal. You will begin with the bottom right corner of your project, and end at the top left corner. C2C is a very popular stitch to use for blankets, graphghans, scarves, handbags, etc and has a great texture when complete. Once you master the basics, the possibilities are endless! There are only 3 stitches used, and a few techniques for color changes can be used, which I will outline below:

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Indie Yarn Dyers you NEED to know about

Roundup Yarn

Indie Yarn Dyers you NEED to know about

Did you know that there are TONS of small businesses who hand-dye their yarn, ship quickly, and provide personal service? I have gathered up some of my favorite indie yarn dyers to share with you today!

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Being Fashionable During Coronavirus

Being Fashionable During Coronavirus

Just a couple of months ago, people gave me dirty looks at the store. Now? Everyone dresses weird, and nobody bats an eye. I have worn a t-shirt as a turban, crocheted face masks, rubber gloves… heck, I have even worn my spouse’s (clean) boxer briefs as a mask/headwrap combo! And you wanna hear something super strange? I have gotten COMPLIMENTS on my creative Corona Fashion!

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The Ultimate List of Spring Crochet Patterns- Part 4

The Ultimate List of Spring Crochet Patterns- Part 4

Happy Friday! Like I keep saying, spring weather is just crazy where I live. Last week, we were considering cranking on the air conditioning. Over the weekend, it snowed, which was especially great, since I needed to bake our Easter Ham for hours on end. This week, it hasn't gotten very warm, and it is snowing again! I don't mind the snow, which makes me pretty unpopular among my friends and family who are always complaining on Facebook about the cold weather. I just love snuggling up in one of my many crocheted blankets with a cup of hot coffee...

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