Category Archives: Works in progress

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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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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Adventures in Yarntopia . . .


I have been diligently working on a new shawl/triangle scarf.  It is nearly finished!  But I can’t show it to you until then. It rests on the edge of the dining table in between working sessions.  My five year-old grandson … 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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In My Happy Place . . .


Just sharing some stuff . . . knit and crochet, that I have been working on.  Finished and in progress.  😀 I posted photos of this slouchy beanie on my Facebook page and sold it!  I am thinking I should … Continue reading

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Caron’s Simply Soft, simply knit . . .


So here’s a thing I have been working on for about a week and a half or so.  No pattern, just a concept.  I chose my circular knitting needles size 11.  Grabbed some Simply Soft yarn, color – grey, from … Continue reading

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From My Library – the Beaded Edge 2, “Spring Mimosa” in Pink, with Pearly White Beads


I was very excited when I received my new book the Beaded Edge 2, by Midori Nishida. I have been studying it for weeks now.  (I purchased my copy from Amazon.com) I kept coming back to this design, so today . . . … Continue reading

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Just sharing, a little this and that . . .


So, I haven’t posted anything in a while.  Mostly I have been practicing (and un-practicing) my new knitting skills.  Some fun.   This morning I am sitting here contemplating the rapid passing of time.  Good grief!  Just last weekend the … 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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Learning Tunisian Crochet


I seem to recall that 30 years ago (more or less) it was called the Afghan Stitch.  I never really did find it too appealing.  However, in this ‘modern’ age, so many different things are being done with it.  And … Continue reading

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