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Heidi Gustad
Knitting, crochet, latch hook & macramé / Crafts designer & content creator, unapologetically into primary colors & vintage style. out now!
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Heidi Gustad Nov 24
I recently realized that taking on a larger, challenging project as well as a fun one might help me cope with the rest of this, uh, wild year. Head to the blog for a sneak peek at a secret design project, and a new tutorial series on TikTok:
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Heidi Gustad Nov 15
“The hundreds laid off by CPL join 30 million unemployed Americans seeking work in a decimated job market. To the mentors laid off and the CPL librarians still at work, though, it's unclear why the layoffs needed to happen.”
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Heidi Gustad Nov 13
New video heads up! / Learn how to knit Barbara Walker's Twice Turned Stitch. Using a combination of twisted and slipped stitches, this stitch knits up into a nice dense fabric that would be right at home in a warm winter sweater:
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Heidi Gustad Nov 12
My favorite thing about YouTube is clicking a box to confirm that my stitch tutorial videos don't include "hateful content" before publishing. 🤭
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Heidi Gustad Nov 4
New video alert! Learn how to knit the deceptively easy anemone stitch. This stitch has a clear right & wrong side, and creates a dense, timeless finished fabric.
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Heidi Gustad Nov 2
On the first day after the last election, I renewed my passport. Today I’m getting a flu shot. Bookends.
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Heidi Gustad Oct 23
Replying to @valerieclaires
They keep trying to give me 50% too much medicine. Medicine that reads something like “love of Pete don’t take more than the bare minimum or it will be v bad!” On the label. / Thank goodness I have the ability to navigate this dumbass system 🙃
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Heidi Gustad Oct 23
Thyroid meds refill attempt. “Oh I know! I think you have the kind of insurance CVS doesn’t take. I could run your daily script thru our system only to have it rejected and you on the phone with 2 pharmacies all day just to end up where you are now.”
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wild olive Oct 22
This is genius and I hope she is able to make this grow beyond Philadelphia!
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Hunter Oct 22
I was trying to describe my job the other day. The first pass is easy "oh, I design knitting patterns!" But if you break it down, it's kind of a lot of pieces. These are the steps, more or less in order (though some steps happen with some overlap) for each pattern (thread):
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Heidi Gustad Oct 21
Learn how to knit the Tassel Stitch, which creates a flexible, wearable fabric with a clear right and wrong side. This advanced beginner-friendly stitch pattern is worked over 12 rows and a multiple of 6 stitches plus 1.
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Heidi Gustad Oct 20
Stop (or start?) the presses! My first book, Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker, is now available. Learn where to get your hands on a copy to infuse your yarn crafting with a bit of JOY!
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Jay Arnold 🎬 Oct 16
SOUND UP 🐾💕
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Heidi Gustad Oct 16
Replying to @molliejohanson
H/t for the inspiration ❤️
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Heidi Gustad Oct 16
I’m pleased to announce that I, a blogger of ten years and published author whose book includes my own photography, just got my first light intended for photo/video use. I started this biz with an iPhone 3 as my only camera. ✌🏻
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Heidi Gustad Oct 14
It's aLIVE!!!!!! You can finally order actual physical copies of my book, Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker!!! 🎉 🎉🎉🎃🎃🎃🎉🎉🎉 Get your hands on a copy right here:
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Natali Oct 13
I haz coffee and these ladies in my ears. Both things make all other things better. Trust me. Go listen. Now. Scoot. <3
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Heidi Gustad Oct 9
Watch author Heidi Gustad react to seeing a copy of her first book for the first time. Then join her for a flip through Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker (available incredibly soon finally! 😆) and a project sample show and tell:
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Heidi Gustad Oct 5
This blanket I'm holding? I'm the 20th person to contribute to it this year and its journey isn't over! Visit the blog today for square 20 in Traveling Knit Afghan, including a free pattern & video tutorial:
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CCTV_IDIOTS Oct 3
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