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9 Yarn-Loving Instagrammers You Need to Know

Toni Lipsey

Comments 1 Tags crochet, Crochet Corner, instagram

9 Yarn-Loving Instagrammers You Need to Know

It's been an amazing week playing along with the Rising Tide Society's #InstaTideChallenge. Since Monday, I, along with thousands of Instagram accounts, have used their prompts to share about my life and business as well as make new friends. To end the week, we were asked to show some love to others. So here are some of my favorite accounts on IG and why they all inspire me with every post (in no particular order).      1. Brittany of B.Hooked Crochet. I've been a big fan of Brittany for a long time. She's built a huge following by giving to others. Nearly every...


Make the Cookies & Cream Shawl

Toni Lipsey

Comments 11 Tags Crochet Corner

Make the Cookies & Cream Shawl

 A few months ago, I dropped into my local Michaels store (as I do just about every day) and found this gorgeous stuff called Caron Cakes. It was this giant cake of yarn with 5 blocks of complimentary colors. Guess how long it took me to put 6 cakes in my basket? Maybe 5 seconds, but closer to 4.  Once I got it home, I didn't know whether to use them immediately, or to just stare at them. I mean, look at those colors? Visions of baby blankets and Bubble Wrap Slouch beanies danced in my head. What attracted me the most...


5 Reasons to Host a We Are Knitters Party

Toni Lipsey

Comments 1 Tags Crochet Corner, knitting party, wak party

5 Reasons to Host a We Are Knitters Party

  You ever just have an opportunity fall in your lap that you could not pass up? That's how I felt when my friends at we are knitters got in touch, asking if I would like to host a knitting party. They told me that I would get a chance to get a bunch of friends in a room with yarn and snacks and laughter. COUNT ME IN! I just hosted my first party last weekend and I am already planning the next one.      If you have been (or haven't been) thinking about hosting a knitting party with we are knitters,...