Category Archives: handmade

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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My First Attempt at Knitting a Sweater! (Progress)


I am pretty excited about this project!  My first attempt at something wearable.  I was a good girl and made a swatch first.  😛 Free Knitting Pattern: Classic Sparkling Sweater Lion Brand® Vanna’s Sequins Pattern #: L20329 Rating: 5.0 (based on 1 review) … 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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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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Handmade Crochet (and more) by GMaEllen


  Handmade Crochet (and more) by GMaEllen. So, this might seem silly, but I am blogging my facebook page today in an effort to get my visibility up. Facebook sure isn’t what it used to be… Anyone of my readers … 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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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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Link: The graphic chart of my crochet mood blanket square, by Le monde de Sucrette


  I have been seeing photos of this crochet “Mood Blanket”.  Finally found something…it looks ridiculously easy!  And fun too!!!  Click here, for The graphic chart of my crochet mood blanket square. Here is a link to the blog’s homepage.  She … Continue reading

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