Category Archives: basket

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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A-Tisket, A-Tasket . . . A New Crochet (Rag) Basket


I was going through my cabinet of supplies, which also houses the un-finished and forgotten . . . There were a couple of things I completely forgot about.  This one was still in its circular infancy.  I have no idea … 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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TIMEWASHED: August 2011


Here’s the blog . . . I found this on Pinterest the other day, and here’s a link to the post.  Aren’t these the most gorgeous things???  Such a simple idea, I don’t know why I had never thought of … Continue reading

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The Yarn Monkey Chronicles: Firming Things Up — Clothesline Crochet Basics


I found this through a link on Pinterest.  (I love Pinterest, and spend entirely too much time there.  *sigh*) “This technique is similar to the padded construction of Irish filigree crochet but used less decoratively. It’s made by carrying a thicker … Continue reading

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I Love Single Crochet!


So many of my projects are completely single crochet, or begun with a base of single crochet.  I think that in it’s simplicity it can be very understated elegance. Many of my projects will start out the same way exactly, and … Continue reading

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Quality handcrafted crochet and more by GMaEllen on Etsy.com


I thought it high time I shared my Etsy shop, again.  😀 Quality handcrafted crochet and more by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. Some highlights:

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(So . . . Scratch that last post.) A New Improved Pinterest by ME


Ahem.  I no sooner posted all my new activity, when I decided to organize my pins.  :{  That board was just getting out-of-hand! In addition to Crochet and Craft Inspiration here are my new boards, categorized and organized.  I have attached just … Continue reading

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Native American Art and Alaskan Native art


AlaskaNativeArtists.com is a virtual art program serving Alaska Native artists. The website was established by Sealaska Heritage Institute, a regional Native nonprofit founded in 1981 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures. via http://www.alaskanativeartists.com/ I am very proud of … Continue reading

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Sharing My Outstanding Week On Etsy


I have a confession to make.  My faith in Etsy has been waning as of late.  But…just when I was almost ready to give it all up…I had a record amount of sales this week! 😀 \o/  /o\  \o/  (That’s … Continue reading

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