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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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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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New Listing: Natural Ecru Cotton Crochet Wine Tote Cozy by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


Organic Ecru Cotton Crochet Wine Tote, Cozy, Gift Bag via Organic Ecru Cotton Crochet Wine Tote Cozy by GMaEllenCrochetGifts.

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12 Shades of Winter White Yarns, Including Wool, Alpaca and More. | Lion Brand Notebook


“It’s the first month of the new year, which for us here in NYC usually means – cold, wind, ice and snow.  But there’s something about heading into the dead of winter that makes me really appreciate winter white knitwear … 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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I’m A Threadie! Christmas Ornaments, Finished, and In Progress


Why is it there are just so many minutes in a day.  And why is it I cannot be more productive???  *sigh* So, I am just taking some time out to share . . . Next . . . a finished … Continue reading

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A Crafter’s Brain by Total Class Creative | Total Class Creative (Or, Your Brain on Crafts!)


I so thoroughly enjoyed this, I just had to share.  😀  “We’ve carefully evaluated the thought processes of several crafters (erm, us!) and identified all the regions* of a crafter’s brain! What do you think? Do you have a crafter’s brain, … Continue reading

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Cowls Are Us, (er . . . Me!) :D


So, here’s what I have been up to the past few days . . . I have been going through my stash of Caron’s Simply Soft yarn like crazy. These are my own creations.  My favorite stitch thus far has … Continue reading

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TIMEWASHED: August 2011


Here’s the blog . . . I found this on Pinterest the other day, and here’s a link to the post.  Aren’t these the most gorgeous things???  Such a simple idea, I don’t know why I had never thought of … 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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