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Crochet Doodles. By . . . GMa Ellen

I have had a request to see an enlargement of the banner photo of my blog. ¬†ūüėĬ† I am having a little trouble with that.¬† But, here are a few photos I found in my blog gallery for starters. ¬†Oh, … Continue reading

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How to Take Project Photos with Your Phone – Lion Brand Notebook

You don\’t need a high-end digital camera to take photos of your finished projects and do it well. Photography is about skill, not equipment Source: How to Take Project Photos with Your Phone – Lion Brand Notebook

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Sharing from: 52 Weeks of Free Dishcloth Patterns from

I love ‘take-along’, almost¬†mindless knitting. ¬†And, dishclothes pretty much fit the bill. This first pattern I am sharing has to be one of my very, very favorites. It uses¬†slip stitches¬†to make up this visually delightful (and very sturdy, I might … Continue reading

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Knitting ~ Lattice Lace Market Bag (how I got through it!)

Hey all!!! ¬†I finally installed the WordPress app on my phone!!! Duh! How else to upload photos??? My goodness. ¬†What took me so long? I think I may be inspired to blog more often! The only problem I have encountered … Continue reading

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My Version of The Beekeeper’s Quilt – In Progress

I just love this pattern for ‘The Beekeepers Quilt’! by Tiny Owl Knits.¬† ¬† Here is a link where you can take a look at and purchase the PDF pattern. (Well worth the fee. I RARELY ever shell out $$$ … Continue reading

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Babouska Rose Blanket Tutorial

Originally posted on BabyLove Brand:
My new love! The Babouska Rose Blanket. I am making this blanket, and have documented some tips for maximized results, so I decided to write some pattern support. Related Materials: First Babouska Rose piece Second…

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Emily Explains: Make 1 Right and Left

With a new season coming out soon, I’ve been brushing up on some of our commonly used techniques. Make 1 left (M1L) and Make 1 right (M1R) are my go-to increases when I am designing. Almost invisible, the increase is…

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Chunky Knit Cowl – My New Favorite Thing!

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Originally posted on G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit:
So . . . as with so many things I create, I had no pattern. ¬†It just sort of evolved into this fabulous, warm, stretchy and cushy…

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Granny shrug how-to

Originally posted on THORNBERRY:
Paton’s Wilderness has been disappearing from yarn shop shelves ever since Kirsty¬†showed us her wonderful granny shrugs. The inimitable Kirsty¬†is providing a fantastic¬†visual how-to for the granny shrug on her¬†blog today, with both video instructions and…

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Emily Explains: Knitting with Beads (as you go)

For this week’s¬†how-to video, I’m showing you a new way to knit with beads. I was motivated to learn this technique when I was putting together next week’s KnitBits. It features¬†a soon-to-be-released free pattern in Cirrus¬†that¬†I’ve been eyeing in the…

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