Category Archives: WIP

Starting the Mirth Cardi. Crochet project. From Interweave Crochet; Summer 2014


I have been searching for one of these circular type patterns for the longest time.  I am going to give this one a shot.  It really is beautiful.  The pattern says it is an Intermediate level.  (3 of 4).  It … Continue reading

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Bamboo Blend Yarn + New Square Circular Knitting Needles + Easy Leaves Scarf = ♥


This yarn has been giving me a bit of a challenge.  It is a beautiful bamboo blend, which I have been drooling over since I got it. So, somehow this project just put itself together today.  After trying several different things … Continue reading

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Easiest Shawl Pattern. Ever.


The easiest shawl.  Ever.  Really!   Now, I am trying it with a very different kind of yarn.  This is Nashua Handknits ‘Zinnia’ in Magenta.  It is a wonderful, squishy Cotton blend yarn.  It is not unlike a Bouclé yarn.  But, not quite … Continue reading

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Sip and Knit a Spell . . .


Spring has sprung!  I ventured out to the front porch for a little while this evening with my knitting.  (And a nice glass of wine.)  It was certainly beautiful and sunny out, but the sun is beginning to set and … Continue reading

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Ruffle Scarf . . . progress! Off the sticks.


Just an update on my grey ruffle ‘potato chip’ scarf.  I got it off the needles.  Now, to work on a crochet border. Alrighty then.  Back to work!      

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Two Ruffle Scarves, Knitting Works In Progress . . .


This has been some really good practice doing short rows, including the ‘wrap & turn’.  I have actually been having a lot of fun with it!  Not sure if you can tell, but it is still on the needles.  I … Continue reading

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5 1/2 Hour Afghan, and some Ruffle Yarn


A little further (further??? or farther???) on my quest towards de-stashing my yarn . . . Here is my inspiration: The photos don’t really do this one much justice.  I can’t wait to get it finished and permanently on the … Continue reading

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Mitered Square Scarf (Knitting Pattern Link) A Work-In-Progress


“As you knit these shaded squares you’ll enjoy watching the colors and textures create a unique pattern. This scarf will take any outfit out of the doldrums!” Mitered Square Scarf Knitting Pattern Humble beginnings.  My knitting is definitely improving, but … Continue reading

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I’m A Threadie! Christmas Ornaments, Finished, and In Progress


Why is it there are just so many minutes in a day.  And why is it I cannot be more productive???  *sigh* So, I am just taking some time out to share . . . Next . . . a finished … Continue reading

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Working My Magic, With Vintage Linen Boucle Thread.


He-he.  Well, at least I hope it’s magic!  If you recall, my last post “Vintage Treasures!”, I posted pics of some lovely thread I found at an estate sale.  Well, being the compulsive personality I am, I just dropped everything else I have … Continue reading

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