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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 First Yarn – Lace Bombing

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Maggie’s First Yarn Bombing The offices of Maggie’s Crochet and the Lace Pottery production studio are located in Kernersville, NC.  We are about one half mile outside of the small downtown area.  Our one

Crochet Newsflash: Yarn Colors Enhance Moods

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Choosing the Right Color Yarn to Elevate your Mood Article Credit: Crochet Comcupiscience When I first began to crochet as an adult I was in the midst of a deep depression. I went to

Sunday Surprise Pick – How to Crochet a Starbella Yarn Scarf

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Here’s Parts 1 and 2 of the Starbella Yarn Videos: How to Crochet a Super Easy Ruffled Scarf. Crochet designer Maggie Weldon from MaggiesCrochet.com show how to make the very popular ruffled scarf in

Sunday Surprise Pick – 5 Quick Crochet How to Tips

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If you’re a beginner crocheter or you are teaching a beginner crocheter, here – in just a few short minutes – are some valuable teaching tips from Maggie Weldon on anything from how to

Sunday Surprise Pick – How to Roll the Perfect Ball of Yarn: So Simple!

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If you’re anything like me, when I finish a project, there’s always scraps leftover. And if you’re a pet owner, those scraps may just be an absolute mess from your energetic sidekick’s playfulness. So,

Saturday Sillies: Crochet Amigurumi from the Movies!

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Amigurumi from the Movies! These photos come from all over the web. So much creativity out there!  Did you ever: … Expect the classics to come to life like this? http://www.crochettoday.com/blog/qa-allison-hoffman … Dream of

Extra! Extra! Coming Attractions: Maggie's Crochet Adds Inventory!

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Dear Friend in Crochet, Years ago I loved all crafts including knitting, crochet, macramé, embroidery, loom knitting, weaving and more.  My goal was to master them all!  At one point I had tons of

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

Maggie's Finds: Knitter's Pride's — "Share Your Pride" Video Contest

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In searching through cool crafting contests found online, we came across this one! Check out the cool prizes and give it a try! You never know, you just may win! http://www.knitterspride.com/showyourpride/ For all who

Maggie’s Latest Crochet News Find: Lace/Doily Lamp – DIY | Dos Family

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Do It Yourself is the absolute end-all of everything these days! From fashion to furniture, design to decor, everyone wants to be handy and crafty, able to accomplish anything they see in a magazine

Maggie’s Latest Crochet News Find: Crochet Playgrounds by Fibre Artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam

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In the mid 1990s Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam was showing a large scale crochet artwork at an art gallery when two rambunctious children approached her and asked if the sculpture, resembling a colorful

Recipes for the Heart – Maggie's Apple Pie Recipe

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Maggie’s Delicious Apple Pie A friend gave me this recipe years ago. I’ve reduced the original sugar amount by half. Granny Smith apples work great. Recipe By : Maggie Serving Size : 6 Ingredients:

Crochet Fashion Hits Headlines – Vogue Knitting Has Gone Crochet!

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Stay hooked all year long with the Crochet Special Collector’s Issue 2012 Fashion Preview   This issue is now available on Maggiescrochet.com but hurry up and grab your copy – they’re a limited edition

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