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Finished Project: the Mirth Cardi, from Interweave Crochet


Firstly, let me share the original blog post where I had started this beautiful project.  You will find all the information needed to make one yourself! I used some 100% mercerized, combed cotton thread I had stashed away waiting for the … Continue reading

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Ravelry: Crochet Shark Hat pattern by Sarah Zimmerman


I came across this cute, easy little pattern one day when my grandson Killian was watching over my shoulder.  🙂 He said, “Gramma, you have to make one of those for me!” (or, something to that effect) Ravelry: Crochet Shark … Continue reading

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VOGUEknitting crochet 2013 Special Collector’s Issue


This was here waiting for me when I came home from work today!  Woo hoo! I am really drooling over some of these designs . . .   Better go out and get yours now!!  I’m sure they won’t last … Continue reading

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Beaded Crochet – ‘Dancing Fans’ Edging on Lime T-Top


This project was pretty fun.  My daughter brought me these cute little tank tops the other day, and I was immediately inspired. I went straight for my beads and thread, my book, and picked my favorite color . . . Next step … 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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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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In-Depth Review of Knitting Yarn


Beat the Winter Blues: 10 Tips for Kickstarting Your Inspiration “People are innately creative. We are a species of makers. But sometimes, and usually when we least expect it, that well of creativity dries up. We pick up our knitting … Continue reading

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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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A New Scarf . . . Diagonal Crochet-In Black, Grey and White


I was commissioned to make a scarf.  Here is my inspiration:  Giving Thanks with A Scarf Pattern.  And here is what I came up with! This scarf worked up so fast and easy!  I held two strands of Simply Soft … Continue reading

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Big Herringbone Cowl – the purl bee


This is a fabulous picture tutorial . . .I want one! Big Herringbone Cowl – the purl bee.

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