Monthly Archives: November 2012

I’m A Threadie! Christmas Ornaments, Finished, and In Progress


Why is it there are just so many minutes in a day.  And why is it I cannot be more productive???  *sigh* So, I am just taking some time out to share . . . Next . . . a finished … Continue reading

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Freshwater Mollusk Picture — Underwater Wallpaper — National Geographic Photo of the Day


Because I just have to share!  Wouldn’t something like this be fabulous in crochet!!!! Thank you National Geographic Freshwater Mollusk Picture — Underwater Wallpaper — National Geographic Photo of the Day.

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In My Happy Place . . .


Just sharing some stuff . . . knit and crochet, that I have been working on.  Finished and in progress.  😀 I posted photos of this slouchy beanie on my Facebook page and sold it!  I am thinking I should … Continue reading

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Artesano Alpaca Yarn


   is giving away two skeins of Artesano 100% supefine alpaca yarn to one lucky winner.  Made with all natural fibers, these super soft skeins come in the colors Boliva (a bluish green) and Brazil (green).  Each skein is crafted with … Continue reading

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Beaded Bracelets: New Design, the Clasp Makes All the Difference!


First off, let me begin by saying “Happy Thanksgiving!”  with a quote: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can … Continue reading

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Finally, A Knit Project I Will Be Proud Of! Accordion Cowl in Blue


Yay!  I love it!  It seems to be taking forever (only because I seem to always have at least 4 different projects going at once), and it is still a work-in-progress.  But, I love it and need to show it off!  I … Continue reading

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Crochet Tips From the Stars


Found this in a newsletter from Vogue Knitting!   I did not post the entire article, only the pointers I felt I could benefit  from, and ones that I often use myself.  Some of the advice experts I had not … Continue reading

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Interweave Free eBooks and Videos


Expand your skills or challenge yourself with something new.  There are a ton of free downloads at . . .   This one is new . . . These are just a few.  A few that I am going to … Continue reading

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Originally posted on crochetime:
In yesterday’s blog post about the Photography for bloggers session at Blogfest 2012, I told you about Google image reverse image search. Today I’ll be explaining it further, with the help of screenshots and the third…

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More Fun With Beads and Nylon Thread


Just showing off more goods for my upcoming Craft Show.  The color combinations seem to be endless!!! Slideshow . . .  or, if you prefer, the gallery shots . . .

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