Being a Pattern Tester

Hey everyone, I am going to be writing today about being a pattern tester for knitting and crochet designs. I will be answering questions like: What is being a pattern tester, and how does it work? How do you find patterns to test, and is it free? I recently took a poll and 75% ofContinue reading “Being a Pattern Tester”

Joining a Knitting KAL: Making the Desert Dusk Top

Welcome to summer! During the month of July, I will be joining a knit-along (KAL) working on the knitting pattern for the desert dusk top by Oihibasrf_Knit on Instagram. Now, I am not a strong knitter – I have done some knitting projects and have made a sweater or two- but I would not callContinue reading “Joining a Knitting KAL: Making the Desert Dusk Top”

African Flower Crochet Project

Hello, crocheters! I’ve been working on lots of little projects here and there, trying to clear out my yarn stash. (Still lots of progress to make there :)) My current project for this week will be piecing together the 100’s of granny squares I’ve been making with my stashed yarn. Really I only have aboutContinue reading “African Flower Crochet Project”

Learning to Crochet

I leaned to knit before I learned to crochet. Knitting, which for me never really took hold, I had trouble with tension and getting holes in my work. Until one year, when I was early 20-something, I went home for Christmas and my cousin, who is more similar to an aunt than a same-age cousin,Continue reading “Learning to Crochet”

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