Tag Archives: clothing

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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The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook


I swear, I am going to learn to do cable knitting.  Soon.  It really doesn’t look all that difficult. The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook. Here is another good blog post at: Author, knitting teacher, and erstwhile crochet-along/knit-along … 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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Organic Cotton Yarn from Pakucho, Blue Sky Alpacas from fabulousyarn.com


“Cotton is a popular crop worldwide, consuming a significant amount of chemicals both in growing and processing. Naturally colored cotton is easier to grow organically, plus it does not require any bleach or dyes in processing. In 1988 there was … Continue reading

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Me Me Me | Lion Brand Notebook


I thoroughly enjoyed this article posted today at Lion Brand Notebook.  Here is a short exerpt . . . “Is knitting for yourself bad? If you are a hobbyist knitter, and your hand-made socks end up on your own feet and … Continue reading

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I Resolve . . . ???


As a general rule I resolve to never make New Years’ Resolutions.  But I got this in a Knit-N-Purl newsletter and I just had to share.  This is awesome!  I would like to amend this list to add “crochet” along with every … Continue reading

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G-Ma Ellen’s Favorites on Etsy


A few of my favorite kinds of things . . . These are just a drop in the bucket.  All, taken from my favorites list on Etsy, which you can see in it’s entirety here:  Ellen Mackler’s Favorites on Etsy. … Continue reading

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Chunky Knit Cowl – My New Favorite Thing!


So . . . as with so many things I create, I had no pattern.  It just sort of evolved into this fabulous, warm, stretchy and cushy infinity scarf / neck cowl.  What is the proper terminology anyway??? I got … Continue reading

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I Need A Model . . . any volunteers???


A ‘finished’ cowl . . . (which I am not altogether happy with, but, I think it’s as good as I am going to do right now.)    I remember now why I don’t do motifs with Simply Soft.  Those … Continue reading

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Random Pattern Stitch Diagrams


This next pattern stitch would make a very lovely shawl, I think. Here’s another pattern stitch I have always known as the”Box Stitch” that I can never find when I want it, so here ya go!  It’s easy enough, until … Continue reading

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