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Spinning Wheels and Navajo Weavers

At the age of 8, Vicky Konecky, with her mother’s guidance, began to knit, crochet and sew. And she continued her passion through years as a public school science teacher in Tucson, Arizona. Vicky took her first spinning class after the birth of her youngest daughter,...

Crochet Books: A Few of My Favorite Things

In some of the articles on this website, I mention crochet books and crochet patterns that have enriched my crafting journey. This blog post is a summary of some favorite crochet books that I’ve enjoyed through the years, and are still on my shelves today...

The 9 Best Tools For Every Crocheter

Crochet is more than just a hook and some yarn. I’m searching for the best tools for crocheting, to make our hobby time more efficient and enjoyable. In some articles on this website, I recommend crochet books and crochet patterns that have enriched my crafting...

Crochet Stories: My Blogging Journey

Ongoing education is important as is learning from different sources. I was fortunate to find the AWAI program Money-Making Websites at the beginning of 2015 and launched Crochet Getaway in April of that year as part of the class assignment. Prior to that blog, I...

September 2018-The Yarns of Norway with Craftours

Come away on an exciting 9-day adventure to Norway, where you will learn about the crafts of the artics while enjoying stunning scenery and first-class hotel accommodations in Bergen and Oslo. From the Annie’s Craftours website, this package includes such...

A Stroka Gene Us Alpaca: Farm Tour and Festival

I was delighted to discover an alpaca farm in Mississippi and marked my calendar to make the short trip to Stringer, Mississippi for a visit. Each year the farm has a fall festival and it was a wonderful experience. This working alpaca farm is located just a few miles...

The Best 2018 Yarn Crawls for Every Season

What Are Yarn Crawl Adventures? Yarn crawl experiences have re-energized the LYS (Local Yarn Shop) in the US.  Regional yarn-related small businesses have banded together to promote yarn crafting. They issue passports for a small fee and provide a yarn crawl passport...
Crochet Getaway Escapades for Crafting

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