Whether it’s cooking, baking, knitting or crocheting, I love everything handmade! It gives me so much joy to make something myself. I express my creativity through crochet and knitting, and these hobbies have taken me on a journey that I could never have imagined when I first started doing them. It all began with some cotton yarn and a few small crochet projects, and then it grew into a passion that I now enjoy participating in every single day.
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WHY ARE MY ROUND JOINS MESSY?
Brush up on your technique with our simple guide...
Try this sweet jumper by Elisabeth Davis de Herraiz
Pure and simple
Kate Rowell, also known as Jellybean Junction, shares her secrets for creating simple yet effective designs as she talks about her passion for speedy stitches and rainbow yarns
Decorate your door or craft room with a vibrant springtime wreath by Natalie Beard
You'll have all the charm of a garden rose in this ethereal peplum cardi designed by Bowie and George
Bold colours radiate outwards on Eleonora Tully's cushion
Keep it simple
Use what's already in your stash to whip up rustic hanging baskets by Miranda Heslop
Kids can enjoy a wet day out while still staying nice and warm in this duckling cap by Jess Bennett
On the edge
Give your tablecloth a free-spirited finish with this bohemian-style border by Eleonora Tully
Succulents sprout from this 3D blanket by Kelly Wilson Moore
Gin 'n' It
Looking for a new drink that mixes the frontier spirit with Jazz Age naughtiness and even a dash of your choice of modern enhancement? Gin'n'It just maybe it.
At Patti Ann's, the Kids' Menu Is the Only Menu
Pigs in a blanket and chicken-fried pork chops just like Mom never used to make.
DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION
Calvin Royal III wants to help "break ballet out of the 18th century."
National Parks: Made for You and Me
Chasing Joan Didion
I visited the writer's California homes, from Berkeley to Malibu. What was looking for?
CALIFORNIA LAYS OUT PLAN TO DRASTICALLY CUT FOSSIL FUEL USE
New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a state pollution-reduction plan released this week.
EMOTIONS PLAY A BIG ROLE IN WHAT WE REMEMBER
50 Years of Making Things Better
In 2022, Porsche Design is paying tribute to some of its most iconic product creations. Among them is a faithful a re-edition of “the first all-black chronograph” from 1972, the legendary Chronograph 1.
TELECOMN GROUPS END FIGHT AGAINST CALIFORNIA NET NEUTRALITY
Telecommunications industry groups ended their bid to block California’s net neutrality law that bars broadband providers from throttling service.
NEW FACTORY IN MOSES LAKE TO BRING HUNDREDS OF NEW JOBS
A battery materials company has purchased a 600,000-square foot facility in Moses Lake, Washington, to be used to manufacture lithium-ion anode battery materials for the automotive and cell phone industries.