Category Archives: inspiration

I Have Been Absent, of Late . . .


True confessions.  I don’t know exactly why it is, but, I just have not been taking the time to blog as much as I would like to, or used to anyway.  Maybe because I just don’t feel inspired enough???  Or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading

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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns Lace Pineapple Crochet Stitch


I am just feeling the need to share!  This website is absolutely fantastic.  So many beautiful patterns!  My Picot – free crochet & knitting patterns.  A wealth of information.   This Pineapple stitch pattern is gorgeous, don’t you think?  My Gramma Lucy’s … Continue reading

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Pippin’s Flower Petals – YouTube


I have been trying to find this video tutorial for literally weeks!  In it you are shown how to make the perfect little flower embellishments.  I have wanted to try this technique on something…  anything!  But for the life of me, couldn’t … 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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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns


Oh!  The possibilities!!! This stitch pattern comes with written instructions, as well as photo tutorial. Very nicely done. Foundation Chain: Multiples of 15 + 4 Techniques used in this stitch (British term / American term): Chain stitch – ch Double … Continue reading

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Dropped and Found Wrap ~ Free Knit Pattern | Jessie At Home


Something I would really love to try!!! Dropped and Found Wrap ~ Free Knit Pattern | Jessie At Home. At first sight I thought, “Oh, how fiddly and complicated it must be to make this huge stitch!  But, this stitch … Continue reading

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Eastern Market Tote by CascadeYarns | Knitting Pattern link


Free pattern!  Eastern Market Tote by CascadeYarns | Knitting Pattern on my list-of-things-to-do.  I wonder…could I??? Also, check out the latest trending (free) patterns for knitting:  http://www.craftsy.com/patterns/knitting/free As well as crocheting:  http://www.craftsy.com/patterns/crocheting/free I love Craftsy!!!

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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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10 Ideas to Stay Inspired During a Crafting Hiatus | Lion Brand Notebook


 A great article posted on Lion Brand’s blog recently.  What a great website and blog!   I don’t think I have ever been on a crafting hiatus.  You???   I am thinking the idea here is finding other outlets of creativity and/or … 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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