Handmade by Dana: My Rock

I want to up my knitting and crocheting game...one piece at a time.

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Reader Survey & Giveaway

How can I help YOU? And a giveaway to say "Thanks!" for your feedback.

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Yarncrafter's Chat with Dana

Yarncrafter's Chat is just that...a video chat about everything from yarn, needles, hooks, to projects and more.

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Prayer Shawls by Dana

You asked...I listened. Due to viewer's requests I have compiled my videos featuring prayer shawls. Enjoy!!!

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Cast Off Thursday with EssenceofMe.com

Several times a month I share my crafting projects via Cast Of Thursday.

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Scrap Yarn Crochet-A-Long

Do you have a bunch of yarn scraps from your holiday projects? Consider joining us January 7th as we make a scrap yarn prayer shawl.

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Simpler than ever Natural Hair Journey.

I am learning to love and care for the hair God gave me. This will include my dabbling with hair products, hairstyles and homemade hair products.

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Quest for a Healthier Lifestyle.

Many years ago the scale neared 200lbs. I have successfully loss almost 70lbs but keeping it off is a constant challenge that I'm learning to embrace one day at a time.

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Websites made easy Crochet, Knitting, and Craft Stuff.

I am a crafter at heart, I think. I learned to crochet as child and I started knitting a month ago. Here's my love of yarn, needles, and things.

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Built to impress Essence of Me Store.

I've been asked over and over again. "Where can I buy your shawls?" Well, I now have a store. Yeah!!!

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Yarnbox | December 2014

Yarnbox | Unboxing December 2014

You know what time it is… I’ll give some clues. December. Yarn. A … box. Let’s go…   (Can’t see …

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Yarn crafter's Chat #30 | Berroco, The Big Bang & Expensive Shipping

Yarncrafter’s Chat #30: Berroco Yarn, The Big Bang & Expensive Shipping

  Today’s another mega video… Not my intent I’m promise. Go grab your project, coffee/tea and relax.   (Can’t see …

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Yarnbox Luxe - December 2014 - Essence of Me

Yarnbox Luxe | Unboxing December 2014

The second shipment of Yarnbox Luxe is in my possession. Let’s not delay…it’s unboxing time. (Can’t see the video? Click …

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