Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2014’

Yarncrafter's Chat with EssenceofMe

Yarncrafter’s Chat #19: When Crafting on the FLY Goes Wrong

Ever grab your yarn and tools of choice–needles or hook–and decide to make a piece on the fly. This means stitch by stitch with an idea of where you going but without a real plan. I have a time or two (or three). Today’s chat gives you my most recent journey in an “on the fly” crafter. I also share …

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YouTube Cast Off Crew with Dana

Cast Off Thursday #47 – January 2014

Recording Cast Off Thursday monthly seems odd. But I hope to have updates that will keep you guessing and anticipating the next post. Here’s my first monthly installment. Enjoy! Cast Off Thursday #47   (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.) Have questions about anything I shared? Please leave them in the comments section.

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Crochet-Along or Knit-Along with Essence of Me

Crochet-Along or Knit-Along YOU Decide

2012…we crocheted a Valentine’s Pillow. 2013…we crocheted a Scrap Yarn Prayer Shawl…(or Once Was Lost as I fondly call it). 2014…YOU Decide (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.) VOTE in the comment section or via comment on YouTube. I’ll announce the decision and details soon.

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Yarncrafter's Chat with EssenceofMe

Yarncrafter’s Chat #18: Working with Patterns

  Are you a yarncrafter that uses patterns? I am. I admit that I’m not always the best at sticking to the pattern. But more often than not, I give it a hardy effort. At the heart of most of my 2014 crafting goals is my need to discipline myself when it comes to following patterns. Now, don’t get me wrong. …

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Yarncrafter's Chat with EssenceofMe

Yarncrafter’s Chat #17: First Project of 2014 & Mini Yarn Haul

I am chopping at the bit to get this first project started. I hope to document the process since it seems I show the yarn…then show the finished project. If you’re a crafter like me, I believe you’ll enjoy seeing the progress. This particular project may be a WIP (work in progress) for at least a month or so. Well, …

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Yarncrafter's Chat with EssenceofMe

Yarncrafter’s Chat #16: Yarncrafting Goals for 2014

Happy New Year!!!! I thought I’d start off the year with my 2014 Yarncrafting Goals. I look forward to the projects and blogging to come. 😉   Yarncrafting Goals for 2014 (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to view online.)

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