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Claire Martin
"Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try." - YODA
"Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try." - YODA

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Check out Studio Create! Exciting new space opening in Virginia Beach in April '16!

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Blog revamp complete! I'll be posting more, and lots of random projects with random pictures that don't involve selling anything :)  Cooking, Soap, Crochet (of course!), Garden stuff, and more. So first up - wanted to share geeky pictures of the organic soa...

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Free Crochet Pattern! Skinny Sashay Scarf - No Ruffles!
I have a confession to make: I highly dislike ruffled sashay scarves! I prefer a feather boa. I don't like making them or the way they look, but I LOVE the yarn! It's metallic and sparkly and soft, and comes in fabulous colors.  I found a bunch in my st...

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The Dude Hat - A free crochet pattern!
It's finally here! The Dude Hat crochet pattern!  Coordinates with The Dude Scarf free pattern , and is very easy, fast, customizable, and a great last minute gift for the dude (or dudette!) in your life. The stitch combination creates a wavy slouchy kind o...

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Crochet Magazine Feature of Game of Thrones Stitch Marker Set!
WOW WOW WOW! I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it! My hand stamped (engraved) "Winter is Coming" Game of Thrones inspired stitch marker set is being featured in the upcoming issue of Interweave Crochet Magazine! It comes out on Dec 14th, check out page ...

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Free Men's Hat Crochet Pattern on Friday! (and more)
I'm back! Took a little hiatus, had some medical and personal stuff to take care of, will be blogging regularly again now. Friday
- The Dude Hat free crochet pattern launches! So excited to finally get
this to you - just in time for last minute gifts for ...

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Only 4 Days Left! Crochet Lounge Giveaway!
Have you entered this MASSIVE giveaway yet? If not - DO IT!!!!       a Rafflecopter giveaway Win your choice of paid patterns from us, and a ton of other amazing prizes!  PS - have been in the process of moving into my new home and setting up my new studio ...

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Find Your POTS cause: Lyme Literature Round Up
As I posted earlier, after 11 years of being sick, 3+ of those REALLY sick, like non functional I-can't-take-care-of-my-kids-or-leave-the-house-and-am-in-a-wheelchair-and-bed-sick, I finally found out I have Lyme disease AND the lovely Bartonella (and proba...

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Crochet Therapy
I have been home from the hospital after surgery to have another port placed (a plastic disc in my chest with tubing that runs into my heart) so I can get IV fluids and meds and blood work done without having to deal with yucky veins. After 3 1/2 years of i...

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Ravelry Crochet Pattern Sale!
All crochet pattern are 50% off through Mother's Day as a big thank you to all you amazing Mommy's out there! Code: MDHDS2014 Ravelry Link: Enjoy!!!!
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