Monthly Archives: April 2013

VOGUEknitting crochet 2013 Special Collector’s Issue

This was here waiting for me when I came home from work today!  Woo hoo! I am really drooling over some of these designs . . .   Better go out and get yours now!!  I’m sure they won’t last … Continue reading

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GMa Ellen’s Flickr Photostream

macklem440’s Photostream. Interested in taking a look at my Flickr photos???

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the Beaded Edge . . . the Video That Sparked My Love of Beaded Crochet ♥

If you didn’t already know . . . I love working with beads and crochet.  I thought perhaps I might just spark a love of beaded crochet for you too!  I purchased the book shown in the video, ‘the Beaded Edge’, … Continue reading

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Beaded Crochet – ‘Dancing Fans’ Edging on Lime T-Top

This project was pretty fun.  My daughter brought me these cute little tank tops the other day, and I was immediately inspired. I went straight for my beads and thread, my book, and picked my favorite color . . . Next step … Continue reading

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Learn to Knit a Dishcloth – Very Pink Knits Video Tutorial

I am posting this video for a friend . . . I hope she knows who she is.  😀 I really love VeryPinkKnits video tutorials.  And, I would really love to meet her in person. She has a great personality … Continue reading

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Ravelry: Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy PDF Pattern pattern by Ellen Mackler

I was inspired to post my wine tote pattern on Ravelry!  \o/  Finally! Ravelry: Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy PDF Pattern pattern by Ellen Mackler.

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G-Ma Ellen’s Favorites on Etsy. Just the Tip of the Iceberg!

These are all links to purchase/view the actual merchandise. Ellen Mackler’s Favorites on Etsy.   Click here to see all my personal favorites.  The list is becoming quite extensive!       And . . . if you have a mind … Continue reading

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New Crochet Basket, Using “Navajo Knitting”. ♥ Cotton Yarn ♥

As promised, I said I would share my adventures with “Navajo Knitting”/Crochet.  As soon as I watched the video, I went straight to my overabundant cotton stash and found this beautiful Rose color.  I must have had about 2 lbs, … Continue reading

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I Want ALL the Yarn! ♥

via Karma – YouTube.  Norah Gaughan describes Karma, one of Berroco’s new yarns for Spring 2013.  It’s only 32 seconds long.  You’ve got that, dont’ you??? “Dyed in a range of softly shaded hues, the intriguing mesh construction of this … Continue reading

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Originally posted on woolhogs:
Fiiiiiinally I have an entry into the Made It challenge! Not too long ago, my sister-in-law Krystal asked me to make her some crocheted flowers for wine glasses – you know the little thingies that identify…

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