Category Archives: diy

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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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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Lilac Wine » Savory Knitting and . . . the Tubular Cast On


Savory Knitting is a very nice blog I stumbled upon chatting in my Knitting group on facebook.  And here is a pattern featured, which I immediately fell in love with.  Isn’t it wonderful???  Simple elegance.  I’ve got to try it! … Continue reading

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Finished Project: the Mirth Cardi, from Interweave Crochet


Firstly, let me share the original blog post where I had started this beautiful project.  You will find all the information needed to make one yourself! I used some 100% mercerized, combed cotton thread I had stashed away waiting for the … Continue reading

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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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Bamboo Blend Yarn + New Square Circular Knitting Needles + Easy Leaves Scarf = ♥


This yarn has been giving me a bit of a challenge.  It is a beautiful bamboo blend, which I have been drooling over since I got it. So, somehow this project just put itself together today.  After trying several different things … Continue reading

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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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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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