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August Washcloth of the Month
The next Washcloth of the Month at Hooked is on Sunday, August 28, 2016 1:30 to 3:00 pm. ​​ This
month's washcloth is the "Grandmother's Waffle Washcloth" by Rachelle
Corry.  An easy and quick washcloth knitted on the bias.  This pattern
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When Creativity Strikes
I've been on a streak lately with my knitting. Tadah! - For my first Instagram post, I share my newly learned skill - two handed strand knitting A video posted by Handmade Love and Joy (@handmadeloveandjoy) on May 27, 2016 at 9:04am PDT Lacey Arches Infinit...
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NEW CLASS FORMING - Summer Shawl Project Class @ Hooked
As some of you know, I have joined the teaching staff of my favorite local yarn store (LYS), Hooked , in Haddonfield, NJ.  As my first project class for the year, please join me in creating a beautiful lace shawl for this summer.  The class is timed perfect...
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A Call to Arms, Crafters!
Beginning today, until December 31, 2015, I will be
collecting donations of knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarn, and pre-owned
pattern books for the Typhoon Haiyan women survivors of Tacloban for this very
worthy cause.   I ask that you consider
this proj...
Beginning today, until December 31, 2015, I will be collecting donations of knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarn, and pre-owned pattern books for the Typhoon Haiyan women survivors of Tacloban for this very worthy cause. I ask that you consider this project as worthwhile of your assistance.
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New Knitting Workshop - Knitting Basics
I am holding a one-night-only knitting basics workshop on October 6, 2015, Tuesday at the Kay Evens House at Croft Farm, 100 Bortons Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Fee: $15.00 per person.   Sign up for this workshop is only available through the Cherry H...
I am holding a one-night-only knitting basics workshop on October 6, 2015, Tuesday at the Kay Evens House at Croft Farm, 100 Bortons Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Fee: $15.00 per person. Sign up for this workshop is only available through the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department.
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Inspiration Sunday
Hot Kitchen! by Vinoth Chandar via Flickr .  Shown here under CC By 2.0 . This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum
that hosts your writing, let me know in the ...
Hot Kitchen! by Vinoth Chandar via Flickr. Shown here under CC By 2.0. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section.
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NEW CLASS FORMING - July Washcloth of the Month at Hooked
This month's washcloth is called "Tulips".  A simple, classic washcloth with dainty eyelets in a repeating tulip pattern. It's a great introduction to lace knitting. I wrote this pattern with a little help from some vintage pattern books I've had since I f...
This month's washcloth is called "Tulips". A simple, classic washcloth with dainty eyelets in a repeating tulip pattern. It's a great introduction to lace knitting. I wrote this pattern with a little help from some vintage pattern books I've had since I first started knitting.
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NEW CLASS FORMING - Washcloth-of-the-Month at Hooked
I have a new class forming at Hooked. I just love making washcloths! They're easy, quick, and very practical.  They make lovely gifts and are a perfect way to try out new stitches.  And when you use good quality cotton or linen, they are simply a joy to mak...
I have a new class forming at Hooked. I just love making washcloths! They're easy, quick, and very practical. They make lovely gifts and are a perfect way to try out new stitches. And when you use good quality cotton or linen, they are simply a joy to make and use. Here are the details: ...
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Tacloban Project Update
Life has certainly been like a whirlwind and roller coaster lately. I just wanted to share with all of you that the box containing all the donated items for the survivor women of Tacloban shipped in mid-March. To all those who supported my Tacloban project,...
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Friday Free For All
Just a few random updates on what's going on. 1. I have two knitting classes opening this month.  Knitting Basics Workshop through the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department.  Click here   to enroll. Seats are still available. The second is the fall Pro...
Just a few random updates on what's going on. 1. I have two knitting classes opening this month. Knitting Basics Workshop through the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department. Click here to enroll. Seats are still available.
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Inspiration Sunday
  Go-Go Dancer @ Heat by Drew Ressler via Flickr . Shown here under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum
that hosts your writing, let me kn...
Go-Go Dancer @ Heat by Drew Ressler via Flickr. Shown here under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section.
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Inspiration Sunday
  Turn Up The Heat by Neal Fowler via Flickr .  Shown here under CC BY-NC 2.0 . This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
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Turn Up The Heat by Neal Fowler via Flickr. Shown here under CC BY-NC 2.0. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section.
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The Author-In-Training at Love and Joy
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Mieke (pronounced as “Mikey”) is a wife and mother of two kids that are growing up faster than she can imagine.  She writes novels and short stories for young adults and middle grade children.  Her short story, “The Walk” appears in the local anthology, Tall Tales and Short Stories from South Jersey.

She also cooks special Sunday dinners for family and friends, and makes warm, fuzzy things with sticks and hooks.

Follow her journey through writing and reading and the rest of her creative life on her blog, Love and Joy, at www.miekezmackay.com and on Twitter as @MZMackay.

Home grown Filipino, living in the 'burbs of South Jersey!

Member, SCBWI. Member, TKGA. Certified Knitting Instructor, CYC.

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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Manila - Hong Kong
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