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I Have Been Absent, of Late . . .


True confessions.  I don’t know exactly why it is, but, I just have not been taking the time to blog as much as I would like to, or used to anyway.  Maybe because I just don’t feel inspired enough???  Or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading

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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns Lace Pineapple Crochet Stitch


I am just feeling the need to share!  This website is absolutely fantastic.  So many beautiful patterns!  My Picot – free crochet & knitting patterns.  A wealth of information.   This Pineapple stitch pattern is gorgeous, don’t you think?  My Gramma Lucy’s … Continue reading

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MyPicot | Free crochet patterns


Oh!  The possibilities!!! This stitch pattern comes with written instructions, as well as photo tutorial. Very nicely done. Foundation Chain: Multiples of 15 + 4 Techniques used in this stitch (British term / American term): Chain stitch – ch Double … Continue reading

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GMa Ellen Crochet Gifts on Pinterest


Just sharing…GMa Ellen Crochet Gifts on Pinterest.  I have added a few new boards, and a LOT of pins.  😀  Knitting, crochet, lots of misc. crafty ideas, tips and tricks.  Foodie stuff (haha, just a little).  Plus, a lot of … Continue reading

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Happy Accident, Crochet Cowl with a Mobius Twist


My Crochet Creations.  Continued.  As I said in my last post, I hadn’t made one of my own neck cowls in so long I had to print the pattern!  Ha!  I have been crocheting like a mad woman!   And now, … Continue reading

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My Crochet Creations ~ Open Shell Crochet Neck Cowl, with PDF Downloadable Pattern Link


Sooo…it’s that time of year again.  Dig out those ‘winter-time’ projects.  This one whips up in no time at all!  I made three in one weekend. It’s been so long since I made one of my own crochet cowls, I … Continue reading

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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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Free Crochet Pattern 90263AD Kid’s Sun Hat : Lion Brand Yarn Company


Isn’t this adorable???  Kid’s Sun Hat!  It is on my ‘list-of-things-to-do’. This pattern looks super easy…and calls for this fabulous Lion Brand yarn: Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton Recycled Cotton Yarn Article # 482 Spun from soft recycled cotton, this yarn is perfect for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Meditation, and Knitting and Crochet Therapy


How many of my followers practice meditation?  I have often thought about giving it a try.  But the more I think about it . . . the more I think, I already do practice it.  I practice through my knitting, and crochet. … Continue reading

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“Why bother knitting a scarf?” : TreeHugger


Okay, so…I am not necessarily a “tree-hugger”.  But I came across this article and thought it interesting enough to share.  Please, give it a read! “The act of knitting is a strange combination of relaxation and activism, of protest and … Continue reading

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