Monthly Archives: April 2012

Learning To Make A Crochet Bead Rope


Happy Sunday to you.  I was very excited yesterday because the postman delivered a package holding something I have wanted since I began crocheting with beads: So, now to the task of using my new bead spinner ’til I get … Continue reading

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Crochet – Snapdragon Stitch


Hey!  Couldn’t sleep last night thinking about what to blog next!  Is that silly???  Anyway, here’s an idea that will perhaps help inspire and motivate one of you. I purchased this little book several years ago at a local store. … Continue reading

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Simple “Seed Stitch” Throw


There has been a lot of interest and discussion about this photo on my facebook page, so I thought I should share it here.  (I know, it looks like Easter.) This is not a ‘pattern’ per se, but more of a … Continue reading

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c.w.frosting: Recycled Crochet Stitch Markers


I found a fabulous tutorial (two in one actually!) How to make the paper beads, and how to put together some really nice stitch markers. I have got to try this, soon!  😀 ♥  Really, you could make some fabulous … Continue reading

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Caron International | Free Project | Soft Stripes Throw


I couldn’t begin to tell you how many things I have made with this yarn.  It is definitely one of my top five favorite crochet mediums.  This throw is absolutely gorgeous.  I must put it on my list of things to … Continue reading

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Just Some Good Old Fashioned Crochet Dishcloths


Once again . . . going through my photos.  I haven’t seen these for awhile!  Just some dishcloths I have made. It looks as though I have sold all the dishcloths I had posted in my Etsy Shop.  Maybe I … Continue reading

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A Little Shameless Self-Promotion . . .


It is Spring after all. Quality handcrafted crochet and more by GMaEllenCrochetGifts.

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Native American Art and Alaskan Native art


AlaskaNativeArtists.com is a virtual art program serving Alaska Native artists. The website was established by Sealaska Heritage Institute, a regional Native nonprofit founded in 1981 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures. via http://www.alaskanativeartists.com/ I am very proud of … Continue reading

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My Small Tribute to Earth Day . . .


Just a few photos I have taken in the last few days

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Sweet Cotton Crochet Throw


I was just going through my photos and reminiscing.  I found pictures of this sweet cotton throw I made in the Spring of 2009.  It has a real old fashioned look and feel.  It reminds me of an old quilt. … Continue reading

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