Category Archives: gift ideas

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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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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Whit’s Knits: Seed Stitch Mittens and Hand Warmers – The Purl Bee – Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!


  I know, you don’t want to hear it.  But, Old Man Winter will be here before you know it!  Best be prepared.  The Purl Bee, By Purl Soho is one of my favorite websites.  They often have picture tutorials. … Continue reading

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Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts on Etsy


    Instantly downloadable PDF pattern available for sale with this link:  Open Shell Crochet Cowl PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. Sooo, I just have to brag a little bit.  I opened my email this morning to see that I had … 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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Learn to Knit a Dishcloth – Very Pink Knits Video Tutorial


I am posting this video for a friend . . . I hope she knows who she is.  😀 I really love VeryPinkKnits video tutorials.  And, I would really love to meet her in person. She has a great personality … 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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