Tag Archives: cotton thread

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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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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My Version of “A Christmas Wreath” – Unadorned


Here are a couple of shots of the first Wreath I have crocheted in a few years.  I just grabbed the closest ball of thread and hook.  It is not stiffened, or adorned.  But I like it! Here is the link … 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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Cotton Throw Rugs


So, I finished a special project I started several weeks ago.  This was a birthday gift.  I wanted to make something special for my son that he would have forever. I have seen a lot of afghans come and go. … Continue reading

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Two Down! Completed Chakra Neckerchief. (I am SUPER happy!)


Well what do you know . . . I finished another project!  This pattern for “Chakra Neckerchiefs” has become one of my all-time favorites I think. This one is done in yellow size 3 cotton crochet thread for the body … Continue reading

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I Must Be Crazy . . . I Just Started Three Variations of the Same Project!


The pattern is called Chakra Neckerchiefs.  I found it while browsing through a few of the myriad of magazines I hauled out today looking for new inspiration. The pattern really is SUPER SIMPLE, just like the cover says!  But it is so attractive I … Continue reading

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Angels Divine – Crochet Clothespin Angel


This pattern is not specifically a Christmas ornament.  But, historically speaking, that is when I give her over any other occasion.  Here is one I made that I posted in my Etsy shop: I decided today would be a good … Continue reading

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Pink and Purple Crochet Pineapple Bottle Wrap


Remember this? This pattern worked up rather quickly.  That made me happy.  Not too terribly difficult, once I worked my way through the diagram. Well, mine doesn’t look quite as elegant, but . . . ta DA!  (I wish I had … Continue reading

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New Stash! New Project! Aunt Lydia’s Fashion 3


My stash of yarn and thread just keeps growing!  Anyone else have that problem???  I just can’t stop!  And I can’t keep up!   Such is the life of a yarn/thread crafter.  This time I really DID get a great … Continue reading

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