Monthly Archives: March 2013

Finished (Destash) Project . . . Crochet Throw


I guess I took my sweet time with this one . . . but, here ya go: I hope everyone has had a splendid Easter Sunday . . . we’ll be hanging out with family later on today.  

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Two Ruffle Scarves, Knitting Works In Progress . . .


This has been some really good practice doing short rows, including the ‘wrap & turn’.  I have actually been having a lot of fun with it!  Not sure if you can tell, but it is still on the needles.  I … Continue reading

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Free Pattern Link: Birch Bark Basket


  Okay, this is a great idea!  To see the entire pattern, go to:  Free Pattern: Birch Bark Basket.

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Adventures in Yarntopia . . .


I have been diligently working on a new shawl/triangle scarf.  It is nearly finished!  But I can’t show it to you until then. It rests on the edge of the dining table in between working sessions.  My five year-old grandson … Continue reading

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Handmade Crochet Pink Lapghan Throw Car by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


A little shameless self promotion . . . Pretty pink cotton yarn with touches of cream, tan and purple. It’s 6 sides of round with a big lacy edging. It is crocheted with a double strand of yarn with a … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Crochet Rich Red Ruffle Flower by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


These earrings are quite lovely. Romantic vintage style crochet lace flower, made in a beautiful rich red, with yellow centers. They actually look a bit realistic! They are a three dimensional lace pattern which I have stiffened so that they … Continue reading

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Crochet – Shamrock Edging Pattern Link


As promised, I said I would try to find out where I got the patterns for my previous post Happy St. Patrick’s Day, with some “Irish” Crochet This website, called mypicot.com has a ton of beautiful pattern links.  Knit as well … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Cult of Crochet:
The pattern for this coaster can be found at inkflamingos.com  Please update your links and happy crocheting. 

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Trying My Hand At Short Row Knitting . . . Spiral Scarf Beginnings


I have been wanting to learn to do ‘short rows’ in my knitting for awhile now.  I don’t know why I thought it would be too complicated! The most difficult thing about short rows is picking up the wraps around … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, with some “Irish” Crochet


Happy St Patrick’s Day!!! I am quite surprised I didn’t share these bits of lace last year when I made them.  But, in my defense, they were for my Daughter’s wedding, so I imagine I was pretty busy with that. … Continue reading

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