Category Archives: diy gifts

For Your Spare Time . . . Simply Seed Stitch Dishcloth


Just a short post to share one of my recent  makes!  ​ I love knitting dish cloths. They are perfect for in-between projects, or where you might need a break from a large one but still want to keep busy. … Continue reading

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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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Sharing . . . A Few Recent Projects


Sooo, today you will get a double whammy.  Since I haven’t been a-blogging in a good long while, I’ll just post some pics of recently (or not-so-recently as the case may be…) finished projects I am most happy with. In … 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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PDF Pattern – Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy


Received a glowing review of my pdf pattern today, and I just have to share! 😀   Irene:  “Downloaded the pattern straight away, made next day and have already used it to take a bottle of wine to dinner. Had many compliments on … Continue reading

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Malizia Scarf | Knitting Fever


      Isn’t this the most gorgeous ruffle scarf you have ever seen???  Well, I think it is… I am so excited about this project I can hardly sit still!  I came across this photo (really not sure where … Continue reading

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Stitch Diva Blog – Learning to Lucet


Hellooo…I do hope this blog post finds you all doing well!  Happy Saturday! I got a fabulous newsletter this morning in an email.  It immediately intrigued me!  I think I have seen this tool somewhere before, and I remember that it … Continue reading

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Crochet 8-petal 3D Flower Tutorial 5 – YouTube


Hey all!  I must share this video tutorial I came across while browsing Pinterest… I don’t know if there is a written pattern or diagram for this beautiful flower motif, but I am not sure if I would have been … 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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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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