Rainbow Valley CALs

Crochet-a-long! Who doesn’t love a Crochet-a-long? I love the feeling that I’m working on the very same project as a whole bunch of other people, and checking in and seeing everyone else’s work. But it has to be something special, and something challenging to keep me interested. If this is the kind of thing you…

Independent Dyers Rock!

It’s my newest obsession!  It’s going to bankrupt me for sure, but I am loving the unique look of Independently Hand-Dyed Yarn.  This one (above) is from The Loveliest Yarn Company.  It is a 4-ply sock yarn, as are nearly all of the Indie skeins in my collection.  When I bought this one, I got…

Seasonal Swag Project

Every Year, I plan a large project.  The year before last, it was the Secret Garden CAL.  Last year it was the Kiss Me Quick CAL, both by Rainbow Valley Crochet.  A CAL means “Crochet-a-long,” or in broader circles, “Craft-a-long.”  Usually, it’s a larger project, parts of which get released every so often and people…