Category Archives: Cotton Yarn

Off the Needles…My Blanket of Many Colors!


I am so happy with the end result of this beautiful and simple knit blanket!  In fact, I am in love.  I successfully went through a bit of my cotton yarn stash…although, I am fairly certain that I could easily make several … Continue reading

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Free Crochet Pattern 90263AD Kid’s Sun Hat : Lion Brand Yarn Company


Isn’t this adorable???  Kid’s Sun Hat!  It is on my ‘list-of-things-to-do’. This pattern looks super easy…and calls for this fabulous Lion Brand yarn: Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton Recycled Cotton Yarn Article # 482 Spun from soft recycled cotton, this yarn is perfect for … Continue reading

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NEEDLING THINGS: Circular Knit Dishcloth


I am sure I came across this pattern like on Pinterest, or Ravelry.  At any rate, it is an easy knitting pattern, but I think, very lovely as well!  Done up in garter stitch, the pattern calls for yarn overs, … 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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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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windmill bag | it’s peanut butter yelley time. . .


I came across this on Pinterest today.  I have a pattern for the crochet version of this type of bag, but I really like the knit version as well! You can find the pattern here:  windmill bag | it’s peanut … 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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Rainy Day Washcloth | AllFreeKnitting.com. (Plus a little ‘destashing’ progress)


My inspiration: Rainy Day Washcloth | AllFreeKnitting.com. This is a very simple pattern, even I can manage. Here I may as well share some more little bits of destashing going on.  I have s-o-o-o much cotton yarn, I have been … Continue reading

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Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


New Etsy listing: Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. (Another thing I really need to ‘write’ a pattern for . . . *sigh*)

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