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The rewards of teaching

Last month I taught my very first in person crochet class.¬† Speaking in public has been something I've enjoyed in school and work, but I've never really considered myself a teacher. I still feel fluttery and excited when I think that I actually transmitted something I know to other people. I spent an afternoon teaching… Continue reading The rewards of teaching

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How to: Crochet amigurumi flower pot

This amigurimi flower-pot is both beautiful and fun to make. I think this is the perfect weekend project for someone itching to crochet something quick and rewarding. I started with Lion Brand's Amigurumi potted plant¬†pattern (you'll need a free account to download the pattern) and grabbed scrap yarn from my stash. Crocheting the "brick" pot… Continue reading How to: Crochet amigurumi flower pot