Category Archives: yarn

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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Village Yarn Caribbean Cotton Pastel Green by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


  Village Yarn Caribbean Cotton Pastel Green by GMaEllenCrochetGifts.

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Finally. Completed Crochet Neckerchief, in Leaf Green


I am very happy to have finally completed this beautiful neckerchief.  Of course, I had to put my own finish on the pattern with a fabulous ruffle.  I think it finishes it off very well.  I had contemplated putting some … 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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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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Doing Some Serious De-Stashing, with some SERIOUSLY BIG STITCHES.


Hey!  Hope you all are having a fabulous weekend.  Mine is spent keeping busy . . . as usual. I have been looking at these two huge stashes of yarn for quite some time now and thinking to myself . … Continue reading

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I Am Of Two Minds On The Matter – Cotton Dishcloths


S-o-o-o-o . . . Do you knit and/or crochet???  What are your favorite dishcloths?  Me?  I once was a die-hard crochet dishcloth fanatic.  That is, until I started knitting.  I have fallen in love with Grandmother’s Favorite Dishcloths.  I actually have … Continue reading

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Royal Ball Winder . . . I Can’t Stop! :D


Sooo, I purchased a Royal ball winder online.  Free shipping, pick-up in store, from Walmart.  (I hope that’s not a dirty word.)  I picked it up yesterday after work.  First, I did some organizing, putting my library on a re-purposed book shelf, … Continue reading

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Just Sharing, A Few Finished Crochet Projects


Thought I would take the time to share some things I have been working on. Here is a slouchy beanie I made with some incredibly soft and luxurious organic cotton yarn.  I absolutely love it!  Perhaps I will work on writing … Continue reading

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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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