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Kim Werker is a writer, editor and speaker who really digs making stuff. She runs a project called Mighty Ugly, leading workshops and lecture-conversations to help people embrace the dark side of creativity so they can have way more fun making stuff and trying new things.

Her newest book is Make It Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty. Kim is the founder of CrochetMe.com and was the editor of Interweave Crochet magazine from 2006-2008. She has written or co-authored six crochet books including Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution and Crochet Visual Quick Tips.

Kim lives in Vancouver, BC, with her partner, their son and their mutt.


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Kim P. Werker Whenever I'm blocked about anything – writing, crafting – I just go with it. If I fight it, it gets worse. If I think too much about it, it gets…moreWhenever I'm blocked about anything – writing, crafting – I just go with it. If I fight it, it gets worse. If I think too much about it, it gets worse. So instead I just do something else, where that something else is something I enjoy quite a lot. And I continue doing that till the block has lifted (it doesn't take too long!).(less)
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We spent the middle couple of weeks of this month visiting a tonof family back east, and I used the opportunity to try out art journaling. I brought my knitting with me, but I wanted to have a new kind of activity to escape into when I needed a break, and also I’m sort of amused that I’ve become a person who takes a sketchbook when I travel (see).


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