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Meet and Greet: Joyce Geisler

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Joyce Geisler is a very talented designer, crocheter, and avid crafter.  She is skilled in all types of crafting and woodworking but crochet is her favorite because she finds it so relaxing.  After 10

Report from CGOA – Design Competition Part 2

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A highlight of my fall crochet travels was attending The Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference in Concord, North Carolina. The event featured a Crochet Design Competition that showcased the

Report from CGOA – Design competition Part 1

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This year I attended the Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Concord, North Carolina.  One of the highlights of the CGOA conference was

Interview: Marilee Rockley

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I do know how to crochet and knit, but the craft I do most often is tatting, a knotted lacemaking technique. How

Interview: Patti Davis

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I crochet. I grew up in Yakima Washington with my parents and 4 sisters, and watched my mother crochet incredible pieces every

Christmas Gifts for Crochet People

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Do you have a crochet person on your holiday shopping list? Wouldn’t it be great to give them something special that they can use in their favorite pastime? Or maybe you’re looking for something

I Love Yarn Day Oct 2013 – Knit – Crochet

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  Do you crochet, knit, craft or just love fiber?   October 11th, 2013 is a day to celebrate your love for yarn. Share your love of needle and fiber arts by celebrating “I Love

Interview: Annette Petavy

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I both crochet and knit. This is actually very common in Europe – if you know how to do one of these

Interview: Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I do know how to knit, but I don’t knit often. I mainly crochet. I also spin my own yarn, as well

Tunisian Crochet: A Unique Fusion between Knitting and Crochet

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Seeking to experiment with a new crochet style this summer? Tunisian crochet, also known as “Afghan Crochet,” or “Afghan Stitch,” is a unique fusion between knitting and crochet. There is no need to turn

Crochet Jewelry

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Jewelry is one of the best ways to take an outfit from so-so to WOW! Because jewelry has such a large affect on your outfit, it is very important that you have stylish, statement

Crochet Artist Spotlight: Olek

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Yes, that is exactly what it looks like! A small apartment living space COMPLETELY covered in crochet. Not only is this a completely functional apartment covered in intricate designs and colors, but yarn artist

Inspired Design: Allison Weldon of Nosilla Vintage

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Meet Allison Weldon of Nosilla Vintage in downtown Greensboro, NC.  A stylist, freelance interior designer, and lover of all things vintage, Allison’s successful Etsy shop Nosilla Vintage  promotes her artistic eye for pulling together

Snippets from Crochet University: Dora Ohrenstein

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http://maggiescrochet.com/page.html?id=101 Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I am strictly a crocheter.  I love both crafts, but have very little experience with knitting, and I’m so busy with

Maggie’s Finds: Barbara Wunder Hynes

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All writing and photos in this article credited to: http://www.freeformcrochet.com/2011/Pages/barbara wh.html “Dreaming Atlantis” My fascination with the legend of the lost civilization of Atlantis began when I was a teenager listening to folk singer

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Meets Designer Suzann Thompson

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Summer is blossoming for designer Suzann Thompson! Her book, which can be found on Maggiescrochet.com, is one of our new favorite embellishment fun pattern books. Perfect for year round fun, this book will help

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Encounters Needlecraft Designer Edie Eckman

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Crochet designer publisher Maggie Weldon had a great time interviewing crochet – knit designer Edie Eckman at the TNNA show. Edie travels extensively to teach both knitting and crochet. Her articles and designs have

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Catches Up with The Crochet Dude

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The Crochet Dude, Drew Emborsky, was also interviewed by Maggie and taught our very own Eddie to crochet! It was a highlight of the TNNA show to get to meet up with yet another

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon and Vickie Howell of Sheepish Yarns

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It was fun catching up with Vickie Howell at the Columbus Ohio TNNA Show 2012. We both LOVE Tulip Etimo Hooks. Thank you Vickie, it was fun. Maggie’s Website is: http://www.Maggiescrochet.com. Vickie’s Website is:

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Interviews Stacy Trock of FreshStitches Amigurumi

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At the TNNA show, Maggie ran into designer Stacy Trock, whose book Crocheted Softies we are now carrying on Maggiescrochet.com. We had a great time chatting with her about her inspiration for creating all

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Meets up with Charlie McGee, our Leisure Arts Rep

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At the TNNA show, we were pleasantly surprised to run into Charlie McGee, our Rep for Leisure Arts books. We have been working with Charlie for 15 years! We are so excited to be

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon Reaches TNNA At Last

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The National Needlearts Association (TNNA) show in Columbus, OH is a festival for the creative spirit. With myriad booths filled with crafts, tools, and unending displays to inspire the soul, no wonder we had

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon on the road, Part 2

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As we were leaving the Spring Street Antique Mall we passed through an aisle for the second time.  Eddie stopped to look at something.  I stood still waiting for him and when I turned

Crochet Designer Maggie Weldon on the way to TNNA!

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This month I attended the TNNA show in Columbus, Ohio.  TNNA stands for The National Needlework Association.  The show features new products from a vast array of needlearts exhibitors! We went to the show