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Fun things to do online when at home

Fay Dashper-Hughes

Fun things to do online when at home

It's March 24th 2020 and these are strange times.  Last night the UK went into lockdown which will be reviewed in three weeks time.   I have been asking the #CrochetClan (lovely community for The Crochet Circle Podcast) for online suggestions of ways to keep ourselves entertained and focussed during the coming weeks.  We are a positive bunch and lots of great suggestions have come in already.  They are all online activities, things to watch or ways of keeping active.  Most are free. If you have any suggestions, please email me (fay@provenancecraft.com and title your email Things to Do) or add...

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A guide to Zoom for the yarn industry

Fay Dashper-Hughes

A guide to Zoom for the yarn industry

The current pandemic means that more of my industry peers are looking at providing online options for craft groups, yarn shows, gatherings etc. I have been using Zoom for well over two years and I think it's a fab option for people to try. Given that I have some knowledge in setting up online groups and managing them during Zoom sessions, I thought it would be helpful to share what I know so that can speed up the learning curve for my fellow yarnies and help keep our small businesses afloat. To that end, I have pulled together a quick...

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Yarnadelic by John Arbon Textiles yarn review

Fay Dashper-Hughes

Yarnadelic by John Arbon Textiles yarn review

A review of Yarnadelic by John Arbon Textiles for crochet and knitting.

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Lost your Cro-jo?

Fay Dashper-Hughes

Lost your Cro-jo?

It is very rare that I don't have a crochet hook, knitting needles or sewing needle in my hands.  I hear what sounds to me like horror stories of people losing their crafting mojo and I always wonder what the causes are.   Some of you may know that I also have a monthly crochet podcast called the Crochet Circle Podcast (video and audio).  We have an excellent community of crocheters called the Crochet Clan and when I ask them questions about crafting, they always deliver the goods.   So, to gather helpful info on the topic of losing and...

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Tools for a Creative Business

Fay Dashper-Hughes

Tools for a Creative Business

I now have 3.5 years of running my own business under my belt.  I now make good use of a few key tools.  These are things that I wish I had known about from the start. For each tool, I have given a quick bit of background so that you know why I am suggesting it. For reference, I work in a creative industry.  I run an online crafting shop and also vend at yarn shows, I am a crochet and knitwear designer and I have a monthly crochet podcast.  Realistically, these are three different jobs and that means I...

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