Author Archives: Robin

About Robin

I'm a former community manager of a now defunct lifestyle site who's been writing online, and off, for over fifteen years. My passions include my family, my cat, reading, writing, crochet, and yarn art. I've decided to stitch all of those things together by way of my new blog, Imperial Crochet. I can't wait to see how it all turns out!

I Love Caron Cakes Yarn: But Not for Everything

Caron Cakes Yarn Review After hearing about Caron Cakes yarn from the guys at Crochet Crowd, I was so excited to try it out with a crochet project of my own.  Caron Cakes is only being offered for sale at … Continue reading

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Lancome Gift with Purchase Holiday 2016 Review

Before I get started I need to say that I LOVE Lancôme mascara and I’ve been using it on and off since 2006.  That said, I know a good deal when I see one and this year’s Gift with Purchase … Continue reading

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What’s Up for the Weekend?

This weekend, in addition to the usual cooking and cleaning up, I’ve got a couple of things I’d like to accomplish. One is repainting the trim around my kitchen window and the other is making another child-size poncho for my other … Continue reading

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Legacy – I Can Listen To Bowie Again

Today, David Bowie’s Legacy album became available at Amazon and I was one of the first to buy the cd. Yes, I know. I was informed by one of my children that NOBODY buys cds anymore. BUT that is one of … Continue reading

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Making My Own Cool Poncho Using Caron Cakes and a Tutorial from The Crochet Crowd

As a superhero, I love creating things with my bare hands.  Crochet is usually my weapon of choice. I’m fairly new to the craft and I’m learning how to use patterns.  In my first post here I shared a child … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day – Vote Early!

No matter who you’re voting for, or why, just go vote, and get it over with already. Continue reading

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Cute Kid’s Poncho – Crochet a Day Away

A cute child-sized poncho I created in one day. Continue reading

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