Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

31 Days of Yarncrafting for a Cause - Essence of Me

31 Days of Yarncrafting for a Cause

Have you ever blogged along with 1200+ writers? Well, I have. The Nester hosts a monthly blogging challenge during October. Last year, I blogged about love on my personal blog–this year my topic is Audacious Faith. I enjoyed it so much I wanted to bring to my hobbies blog. So here we go… And I have to warn my non-crafters …

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YouTube Cast Off Crew with Dana

Cast Off #44: Crafting for Fall & Winter (with Video Notes)

I write this message in the mist of cloudy skies and a humid breeze. As I work thought my projects I’m thinking about my posting style, as well. This update post I changed the setup. I hope this will help you with finding the patterns (if applicable), show my pictures, and add a few personal notes concerning the project. As …

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Yarncrafter's Chat with EssenceofMe

Yarncrafter’s Chat #11: Should Video Craft Classes Be Free?

Did the title give you a slight pause? I’m sure it did if you are a producer of crochet or knitting content for online distribution. I’m sure you also have a thought or two concerning the topic if you are a consumer of online craft content. Where do you fall? Are you a producer or a participant? Either way, I …

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Mini Knit Slouchy Hat - Essence of Me

Work In Progress Gone Wrong: Mini Knit Slouchy Hat

I’ve shared my thoughts about finishing my WIPs and dwindling my old yarn stash. Well, here’s a project that went wrong. I wanted to post this because it shows that we all have to frog (trash, pull-out the stitches and restart, etc) projects. But I believe I will still wear it this winter. We’ll see…in the meantime, here are my …

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Crochet Cowboys Blanket - Essence of Me

How Bout Them Cowboys!!! Show & Tell: Crochet Cowboys Blanket

How ’bout them Cowboys!!! I’ve added this catchy and fun statement which I consider the unofficial, yet official, phrase for the Dallas Cowboys. That is about as far as I’ll go with the sports jargon because frankly my lingo is limited in that area. 😉 Today’s post is in honor of the Dallas Cowboy fan in my life…my hubby. Yes, …

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Crochet Star - Essence of Me

Crochet Star & Crochet Granny Rectangle Project Update

I don’t have enough completed to make a Cast Off Thursday video. Instead I thought I’d share some update pictures on my blog. These are pictures from a “big project” I’m working on. I hope to reveal is early next week. Until then…. Pictures (Click to enlarge picture.) I’m excited about this project but I can’t share too much. In …

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