Monthly Archives: September 2012

Yarn Obsession: 4 Reliable Ways to Save Money on Yarn


This is a very nice blog . . . And here are some great tips on buying yarn:   I just figured out this is a reblog of a guest blog!  But, please check it out here:  Yarn Obsession: 4 … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness . . . my small contribution.


So, everyone knows October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, right???  Well, I have wanted to do a little something for a very long time.  I just never gave it enough thought or time.  Now, the time has just presented … Continue reading

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Bracelet Fever . . .


Well, here is what I have been ‘feverishly’ working on for the last week.  I have given a few away as gifts as well as what you will see here.  This is the same pattern as I used in this … Continue reading

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Everyday Life at Leisure: 10 Creative Crochet Tips


  10 great tips that crocheters have shared with Leisure Arts over the years for using stuff from around the house to facilitate the art of crochet: To read the entire blog post:  Everyday Life at Leisure: 10 Creative Crochet Tips. Great … Continue reading

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Caron’s Simply Soft, simply knit . . .


So here’s a thing I have been working on for about a week and a half or so.  No pattern, just a concept.  I chose my circular knitting needles size 11.  Grabbed some Simply Soft yarn, color – grey, from … Continue reading

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From My Library – the Beaded Edge 2, “Spring Mimosa” in Pink, with Pearly White Beads


I was very excited when I received my new book the Beaded Edge 2, by Midori Nishida. I have been studying it for weeks now.  (I purchased my copy from Amazon.com) I kept coming back to this design, so today . . . … Continue reading

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Just sharing, a little this and that . . .


So, I haven’t posted anything in a while.  Mostly I have been practicing (and un-practicing) my new knitting skills.  Some fun.   This morning I am sitting here contemplating the rapid passing of time.  Good grief!  Just last weekend the … Continue reading

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Dear to the heart of the little things Podarok: Stand hot “Sunflower”


This is a crochet diagram link (in Russian).  Isn’t this the most lovely potholder??? Dear to the heart of the little things Podarok: Stand hot “Sunflower”.

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