The Best Crochet Tools for Fiber Artists

  Discover the essential and Best Crochet Tools  Crochet begins with a hook and some yarn, but these essential crochet tools will make your hobby time more efficient and enjoyable. In some articles on this website, I recommend crochet books and crochet patterns...

The Best Yarn Crawl for Every Season

Are You Ready for a Yarn Crawl Adventure? 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...

Halloween Crochet and Paper Crafts

Halloween is coming soon. The temperatures have finally dropped in Mississippi and I’m ready to do some holiday seasonal craft projects. We’ll start with some Halloween crochet projects that are easy to make and accomplish some stash busting at the same...

Essential Steps To Planning A Successful Crochet Retreat

The Crochet Retreat Everyone needs time to unplug, re-fuel and re-charge.  Crochet lovers are no exception. A crochet retreat with close friends or a large group of complete strangers can completely change your crocheting journey. Plan a successful crochet retreat...

Tapestry of Life: The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weaving

Crochet Getaway welcomes Noreen Kompanik as a returning contributor. In Taos, New Mexico, Noreen visited Susanna Starr, founder of Starr Interiors, and shares insights into the art and history of Zapotec weaving. Magnificent Taos, New Mexico has long been known as a...

My Crochet Blog Evolution and How It Started

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~ Pablo Piccasso How the Crochet Blog Started In the past months, I’ve had people contact me to ask about my crochet blog, about blogging in general and how it works.  The questions are...

Crochet Getaway’s Retreat Venue Directory

Psst…Retreat Seekers – Scroll Down to the Directory For Retreat Venue Owners Would you like to be listed on this page?  Are you interested in a feature article with links to your booking site? Send an email with information about your location and...

Grandma’s Spinning Wheel and Navajo Weavers

  Grandma’s Spinning Wheel 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...
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