Beaded Crochet Necklace

Beaded Crochet Necklace

Beads + crochet = two of my favorite things, so when I saw this crochet necklace combo on Ravelry, I had to give it a try.  The detailed instructions are called “Infamous Beaded Necklace Tutorial”, by Devon Clement.  There are many creative interpretations found on the “projects” pages there which provide inspiration aplenty. My beads … Continue reading

Stitches East – the Mother Bear Project

I was totally looking forward to attending the Stitches East Knitting Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center last Saturday, and I was thrilled to be there! Aisle after aisle of vendors with booths chock full of yarns, patterns, books and hand-knit samples.  The hottest, trendiest hand-knitted garment?  Hands down, the shawl.  Almost every vendor offered … Continue reading