On Writing A Book

On Writing A Book

When I sat down to write the first words of my new book, I went blank. As blank as blank can get. The page looked at me with monstrous intentions. It taunted me. Mocked me. For a week it stared at me, daring me to put one word on the page. Knowing that one word [...]

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Crochet is Weird!

Crochet is Weird!

Crochet is weird. There I said it. It really is weird though. Think about it. We stack little knots on top of each other to make something out of string. We use a stick and a bit of string to make something beautiful. Sometimes strange but all the same, beautiful. I often wonder what I [...]

A Year In Review-ish

A Year In Review-ish

This year has been something of a roller coaster. From losing my mother in law this time last year, to gaining an extra mouth to feed, filming a craftsy class, writing a book, and designing full time...I think I am just now seeing the trees through the forest. Is that how the saying goes? Anyways, [...]

New Pattern…and a Couple of Kits!

New Pattern…and a Couple of Kits!

One in a while we designers have to admit a big secret... We didn't get it right the first time. Or at least, we could have done it a touch better. That's how I've always felt about my Candied Crossbones socks. While they've been the most popular crochet sock pattern I've designed, to date, a [...]

Simple Mornings and Daylilies

Simple Mornings and Daylilies

“I paint flowers so they will not die. I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return. Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. I never paint dreams or [...]

Weekly Round Up 5/23 – 5/27!

Weekly Round Up 5/23 – 5/27!

Written by Rohn Strong The last full week in May came in and went quicker than winter in the south. Also...this gif...the funniest thing I've seen all week. I cannot stop laughing. CANNOT. STOP. This week on the blog we focused on a few interesting topics. Monday, I released a few new patterns into the [...]

Learn to Crochet A Hat!

Learn to Crochet A Hat!

First things first...the winner of my Craftsy class! Congrats to Alaxandra L! I've already contacted her. Thank y'all for playing along! Now...onto the actual blog post! Remember my blog post, Learn to Crochet a Shawl? When I announced my new line of patterns, Singles? Singles are specific patterns available via Ravelry that are perfect for [...]

Weekly Roundup 5/16 – 5/20!

Weekly Roundup 5/16 – 5/20!

We made it through another work week! Written By Rohn Strong I will say, this week slogged by didn't it? That always happens when I have something fun coming up on the weekends. I ALWAYS end up dragging my feet through the week and then Friday's here and I have a packed to do list...that I [...]

Weekly Roundup 4/25 – 4/29!

Weekly Roundup 4/25 – 4/29!

I hope y'all had a GREAT week! Mine went something like this: Between the blog, pattern writing, designing, recipe writing, and general running of the house...I had little time to think. I guess that's what the weekend is for right?! This week, the blog was hopping! We welcomed a whole mess of new followers and [...]

Learn to Crochet a Shawl!

Learn to Crochet a Shawl!

  Happy Thursday y'all! Today, I have a really cool new thing to share with you. For awhile I've wanted to do a series of patterns that are fun, quick to stitch, and great for learning new techniques. I get to do that now! Introducing - Singles! Singles are going to be specific patterns available [...]