• Feeling uninspired? How to pick yourself back up.

    The other day, I was chatting to a friend about why I love doing yoga. I said, “I love that you can participate at whatever level you feel like in the same class. When I’m feeling awesome, I kick every pose up a notch. And when I’m feeling like a slug, I can take it […]

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  • using a big crochet hook 4 easy tips for crocheting a giant amigurumi!

    It’s easy to crochet a giant amigurumi by using a thicker yarn and a larger hook! The result is a super-large animal, with the same amount of crochet work! Want to give it a try? Here are some tips. Use multiple strands if a thicker yarn isn’t available Super-bulky yarns can be pricey and have […]

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  • how to attach crocheted eyes Are your eyeballs on straight? Amigurumi eyeballs, I mean!

    Are you having fun in the slug-a-long? Today, I’m going to talk about a couple of questions that have come up about eyes. Your slug will be lookin’ at you straight-on after this post! How to prevent ‘over-buggy’ eyes Hannah the slug has buggy eyes. They’re crocheted white bulbs with a plastic eye in the […]

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  • crocheting a small piece in the round Tips for crocheting teeny-tiny antennae!

    We’re happily crocheting our slugs for the slug-a-long! Feel free to join in! Well, mostly happily. If there’s a part of the slug that can make people feel cranky, it’s the antennae. They’re tiny and sometimes they wind up inside out! Eep! Today, I’ll show you how to make sure you’re crocheting right-side out and […]

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  • Crochet a long Slug amigurumi freshstitches Join the slug-a-long!

    I know you’ve been gearing up for the next crochet-a-long! This one’s a… slug-a-long! That’s right! This month, we’re crocheting Hannah the Slug. She’s a great pattern for those of you who have conquered your first amigurumi, and are looking for a fun project where you’ll learn something new, but isn’t too difficult. Isn’t she […]

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  • Interview with Cheezombie

    I’m very excited today… Kahra from Cheezombie has stopped by for an interview! If you haven’t seen Cheezombie’s adorable patterns… you should go look, because they’re super cute! And (a girl after my own heart), Kahra has begun designing Cheezombie creations in both knit AND crochet! Awesomeness! So, I asked Kahra about her designing process, […]

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