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Sara Leighton
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Giant Crochet Pineapple
A few weeks ago my dear friend Nicki was visiting someone in Chicago. The hotel she was staying in held a giant crochet pineapple! Being the wonderful friend that she is, she dutifully photographed said pineapple so that I could share it with all of you. It...

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Review: June Cashmere DK Yarn
Today, I'll be reviewing Cashmere DK yarn from June Cashmere . Disclaimer: I received this complimentary yarn in exchange for a
review. I am not being paid to write this review and everything shared
here is my real opinion. June Cashmere as a company is r...

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Glamping with Your Fugly Scrap Rug
Hello! Welcome to my day on Crochetville's 2017 National Crochet Month Blog Tour. I hope you'll stick around and roast a marshmallow or two. Check out my post on Crochetville's page to learn more about me as a designer. Amy and Donna have put in a lot of wo...

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Unexpected Knit Cowl
Sometimes projects don't turn out how you thought they would. When that happens, it can be a bit discouraging. However, finding the unexpected value in a project gone awry can help you to relax and save you a bit of heartache. Remember this scrap project th...

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Snow Blossom Beanie
It's almost time for spring! Boy, am I ready. The winter weather around Washington hasn't been as intense as other parts of the country (my friends in Portland and Boise were drowning in snow!), but it's definitely time for the grey to make way for green. A...

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Rainy Sunday Knitters: The Best Cheerleaders a Girl Could Ask For
I am so very lucky to have such a loving and uplifting fiber group to visit each week. These ladies (some not pictured) have been so supportive of me as a friends and also through my whole book writing process. Recently, Toni and CJ worked to put together a...

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Nature's Gifts Crochet Book Giveaway Winner
It's that time! It's time to announce the winner of a signed copy of my first book, Nature's Gifts for Baby . The winner is... Congratulations, Jordane! I'll be contacting you to get your contact information. Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway f...

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Help The Crochet Crowd by Providing Closed Captioning
The Crochet Crowd has many free video tutorials that are beloved by crocheters the world over. However, they need our help to make the videos accessible to all and even more valuable. Here is an opportunity to do something nice for the crochet community by ...

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Crochet on Prisma
Many of my friends have been having fun on the Prisma app lately. I wanted to get in on it, too! I had a hunch that crochet would look pretty cool through the filters, and I was right. Check it out below, then go experiment yourself.

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Giveaway: My First Book, Nature's Gifts for Baby
I am still glowing over the recent publication of my first book, Nature's Gifts for Baby . From the conception of the idea to holding the finished book in my hand, the whole process took about two years. It is fabulously rewarding to see it in print. Today,...
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