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Ravelry: Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy PDF Pattern pattern by Ellen Mackler


I was inspired to post my wine tote pattern on Ravelry!  \o/  Finally! Ravelry: Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy PDF Pattern pattern by Ellen Mackler.

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I Want ALL the Yarn! ♥


via Karma – YouTube.  Norah Gaughan describes Karma, one of Berroco’s new yarns for Spring 2013.  It’s only 32 seconds long.  You’ve got that, dont’ you??? “Dyed in a range of softly shaded hues, the intriguing mesh construction of this … Continue reading

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Handmade Crochet Pink Lapghan Throw Car by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


A little shameless self promotion . . . Pretty pink cotton yarn with touches of cream, tan and purple. It’s 6 sides of round with a big lacy edging. It is crocheted with a double strand of yarn with a … Continue reading

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My Etsy . . . Still further along on my quest to destash


The more I look into my total yarn stash, the higher my anxiety level gets!  Must. Get. Under. Control. So, in another attempt, I am starting to list some lots of yarns in my Etsy shop, because,  I will never, … Continue reading

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Lavender Crochet Beaded Rose, take 2.


I’ll just keep going until I get bored I guess!  😀  I like this one too . .

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Feeling ‘Bookish’ . . . Crochet Lace Bookmarks From My Etsy


Are you a bibliophile???  Do you love to read?, that is. (Just a little bit of shameless self-promotion.  I need to get busy and make more . . . )     Sometimes, it’s the little things that make you … Continue reading

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Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


New Etsy listing: Handmade Crochet HeavyDuty Mesh Market Bag by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. (Another thing I really need to ‘write’ a pattern for . . . *sigh*)

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TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

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12 Shades of Winter White Yarns, Including Wool, Alpaca and More. | Lion Brand Notebook


“It’s the first month of the new year, which for us here in NYC usually means – cold, wind, ice and snow.  But there’s something about heading into the dead of winter that makes me really appreciate winter white knitwear … Continue reading

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G-Ma Ellen’s Favorites on Etsy


A few of my favorite kinds of things . . . These are just a drop in the bucket.  All, taken from my favorites list on Etsy, which you can see in it’s entirety here:  Ellen Mackler’s Favorites on Etsy. … Continue reading

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