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Waving Goodbye To 2023 – A Year of Growth and Creativity

As we stitch our way into the new year, let's raise our hooks in a nostalgic toast to 2023, a year woven with shared passion and countless creations. Let's take a moment to appreciate the vibrant tapestry of events and milestones that made last year one to remember.


Here's a Quick Rewind of 2023 in Review:


Temperature/Sampler Crochet Along Blanket Project


Our hooks and hearts were warm as we worked together on the Temperature/Sampler Crochet Along Blanket Project. This colorful journey had us crafting a unique story with each row, capturing the essence of the year's climate in yarn.


CWT Temp Blanket Project


'Crochet Club' Membership Launched


The launch of our Crochet Club Membership was a resounding success! Together, we've built a thriving space for crocheters to learn, share, and grow. Your enthusiasm and support have been the foundation of this exciting venture.


Crochet with Tiffany Crochet Club


Introducing Mother Nature


We embraced the tranquility of crafting with Mother Nature, introducing patterns and projects that resonate with the beauty of the natural world. It's been inspiring to see your creations that reflect the Earth's splendor. Take a look at our pattern collection and see if there is something that inspires you!


WUA Campaign and Soap Sack Challenge


Our Warm Up America (WUA) Campaign in March and the Soap Sack Challenge in April showed the strength of our community. Special shoutout to Stacy for the friendly competition – your incredible efforts made a significant impact!


WUA


DFW Yarn Crawl and Fiber Festivals


From the North Texas Yarn Crawl to the DFW Fiber Fest, we connected and collected treasures of yarn. Meeting Sarah at Winterstrom Ranch and becoming the spokesperson for Fiberlady Yarn & Fiber Shoppe were particular highlights.


North Texas Yarn Crawl


Public Speaking and Teaching


The Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival was an unforgettable experience, filled with public speaking, teaching, and meeting some of you for the first time. A special moment was meeting the talented Bonnie Barker – encounters like these enrich our craft.


Yarn Festival


Crochet Collaborations, Fiber Arts Series and Product Sponsorships


Our July collaboration with TL Yarn Crafts for the Kitchen Refresh project brought you exciting Tunisian crochet versus traditional crochet tutorials, perfect for sprucing up your kitchen. Plus, our Texas Fiber Artist Showcase Series on YouTube shone a spotlight on local fiber artisans. As the new ambassador for the Valari Pillow, I'm thrilled about our journey ahead, creating cozy, functional pieces. What an incredible journey it's been!

Valari Pillow


Announcing My New Yarn Line ECOLUXE Gemstone Collection


The reveal of our new EcoLuxe Yarn Line in December was the cherry on top of a fantastic year. We're excited to see the wonders you'll weave with these one-of-a-kind yarn creations.


EcoLuxe Gemstone Collection by Crochet with Tiffany


Everything Upgraded for 2024!


YouTube Channel Enhancements


We're doubling down on community engagement and focusing on the new crocheter. Expect a year-long Crochet Along Sampler Kit Project and creations from my favorite color palette. We'll explore wearables, blankets, granny square projects, and everyday items like tote bags and baskets.


Crochet Club Membership Expansion


The Crochet Club Membership on our website is now richer than ever, featuring a Book Club, intermediate tutorials, and monthly stash buster challenges. Get ready for crochet contests, game nights, chat rooms, and our weekly Live Zoom Meetups. Plus, we're in the early stages of organizing our first-ever Crochet Retreat for 2024!


Upcoming Projects! 


Get ready for the Black Dahlia Duster (a happy accident turned fashion masterpiece) and the most comfortable top you'll ever wear, made with the EcoLuxe Gemstone Yarn Line. Bamboo bliss, anyone?


Black Dahlia Sweater by Crochet with Tiffany


Collaborations and Travel


Our relationships with companies like Fiberlady for our custom yarn line, my ambassadorship with Valari Pillow, and Jimmy Beans Wool are blossoming. I'm thrilled to meet you at various events across the country, from the Yellow Rose Fiber Adventure to the Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival.


Bonus Goodies for Your Inner Crafter:


Crochet Heart Appliqué


Add a touch of love to your projects with this simple and adorable pattern. It's the perfect way to personalize your work!


Crochet heart applique pattern

Heart Pattern:


Ch 2

Row 1: In 2nd ch from hook make 2 sc sts (Total 2 sts)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, make 2 sc in each st (Total 4 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, turn, make 2 sc in the first st, on sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the last st (Total 6 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, turn, make one sc in the first 3 sts, 2 sc in the next st, one sc in the last 2 sts (Total 7 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, make one sc in each stitch across (Total 7 sts)

Row 6: ch 1, turn, skip 1 st, make 5 dc in the next st, skip next st, sl st in the following st, Skip 1 st, make 5 dc in the next st, sl st in the last st (Total 12 sts)

Tie off and weave in your ends!


You can use this heart as an applique on a crochet project, on a card, on a piece of clothing that is not crochet, or keep it by itself.  So cute and so easy to make!


Crochet HACK!


Using your tail as a stitch marker is a game-changer! It's easy, effective, and keeps your rounds looking sharp. When working up a circle or a project using a round, begin with a long tail that will be longer than the finished project itself. After every round, pull the tail through the last loop before slip stitching to close the round. 


            

The tail will double as a stitch marker so you will know where every round ends and begins.  Plus, when you are ready to tie off your work, you can just cut your working yarn with a tail long enough to tie a knot with the marker tail and then weave in your ends.  Extra secure and no need for any extra stitch markers.


Behind The Scenes: Prepping for February and Beyond!


We have some exciting new projects planned for 2024 focusing on wearables, crochet for your home, and more blanket patterns! We're also delving into Irish Crochet to bring you something truly special.

Member Feedback: We Want to Hear from You! Which project category excites you the most for 2024? Let us know – your input is invaluable as we plan our crochet journey together.


As we gear up for an exciting year ahead, I want to thank each of you for being a vital part of our crochet community. Your creativity and passion fuel our journey together. I can't wait to see what we'll create in 2024, from wearables to home decor and beyond. Your feedback is essential, so please share which project category excites you the most for the upcoming year. Here's to a year filled with creativity, learning, and our shared love for crochet. Happy stitching!


With warmth and hooks raised high,

Tiffany


Crochet with Tiffany Signature


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