Monthly Archives: November 2014

Granny shrug how-to


Originally posted on THORNBERRY:
Paton’s Wilderness has been disappearing from yarn shop shelves ever since Kirsty showed us her wonderful granny shrugs. The inimitable Kirsty is providing a fantastic visual how-to for the granny shrug on her blog today, with both video instructions and…

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Totally Stuck on Crocheted Triangle Fringe Scarves


Just taking some time to share what I have been working on. I pulled this book off the shelf the other day.  It’s funny how you can look at a thing a thousand times and not be receptive to any … Continue reading

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Emily Explains: Knitting with Beads (as you go)


For this week’s how-to video, I’m showing you a new way to knit with beads. I was motivated to learn this technique when I was putting together next week’s KnitBits. It features a soon-to-be-released free pattern in Cirrus that I’ve been eyeing in the…

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GMa Ellen Crochet Gifts on Pinterest


Just sharing…GMa Ellen Crochet Gifts on Pinterest.  I have added a few new boards, and a LOT of pins.  😀  Knitting, crochet, lots of misc. crafty ideas, tips and tricks.  Foodie stuff (haha, just a little).  Plus, a lot of … Continue reading

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My Version of “A Christmas Wreath” – Unadorned


Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
Here are a couple of shots of the first Wreath I have crocheted in a few years.  I just grabbed the closest ball of thread and hook.…

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Emily Explains: Posting Your Fabulous Projects to Ravelry!


I have to admit something. Until this week, I had never posted a finished project to Ravelry.As a designer, it feels so good to see pictures of projects I’ve designed posted by you. So I decided it was time for me…

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How to Stitch a Hat: Calculating How Many Stitches to Cast On


I came across this link from Craftsy.com  in my facebook feed this morning.  I thought it so full of useful information I just have to share!  I am only giving you the high-lights, so be sure to click the links … Continue reading

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Happy Accident, Crochet Cowl with a Mobius Twist


My Crochet Creations.  Continued.  As I said in my last post, I hadn’t made one of my own neck cowls in so long I had to print the pattern!  Ha!  I have been crocheting like a mad woman!   And now, … Continue reading

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My Crochet Creations ~ Open Shell Crochet Neck Cowl, with PDF Downloadable Pattern Link


Sooo…it’s that time of year again.  Dig out those ‘winter-time’ projects.  This one whips up in no time at all!  I made three in one weekend. It’s been so long since I made one of my own crochet cowls, I … Continue reading

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