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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 Story of the Crocheted Snowflakes

It was a wonderful, thoughtful gift to celebrate our first Christmas together as a married couple in 1975. My great Aunt Julia loved to crochet. Her precious hands could create unmatchable beauty. And Christmas was her favorite holiday. So she blessed us that year...

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan

Stitch in Time – Howell, Michigan Approaching the store entrance, you know there’s a fun-loving personality somewhere inside. The telltale give away is the sign that reads, “For an additional $4.95 we will provide a receipt that matches what you told your spouse you...

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans

The Quarter Stitch-New Orleans New Orleans is a fascinating city and is a local getaway from my hometown!  This historic American city is a cultural melting pot of food, music, and geographic influences. The city is known fondly as The Big Easy – don’t you...

September 2017-New Jersey Sheep & Fiber Festival

Crochet Getaway welcomes Deborah S. Greenhut as a contributor to our site! Deborah recently visited the New Jersy Sheep & Fiber Festival and provided the article and photos for this week’s post. Imagine the chance to hang with shepherds, mindfully spin, and...

Crochet Prize Pack Giveaway – Enter Today!

Announcing the September 2017 Crochet Prize Pack Giveaway!  Hello to all of my Crochet Getaway friends! We’re ready to kick off the fall festival season and I can’t think of a better way than with a GIVEAWAY! Yes, I’ve teamed up with Shehla at TheBlueElephants.com to...

Crochet Basics: 5 Tips for Learning By Doing

As a beginner learning any new skill, there are questions. More questions than answers, some may say. Thousands of people participate in crocheting as a hobby and as a source of income. In recent years, crocheting has appeared on high-fashion runways and is making a...

How to Start a Crochet Blog

  If you have been visiting crochet and crafting blogs, you may be thinking “Sure, I want to build a blog, too!”  I’m here to tell you that with some basic steps and a bit of determination, you can absolutely achieve that goal. Let’s start a blog together today,...
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