Tag Archives: Just stuff

Sharing Some Vintage Crochet Books, and A Bird’s Eye View of My Library.


While I was busy getting my crochet and knitting books all put nicely on a relocated shelf the other day, I came across a few books I had totally forgotten about!  It was like Christmas all over!  So, I thought … Continue reading

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Just sharing, a little this and that . . .


So, I haven’t posted anything in a while.  Mostly I have been practicing (and un-practicing) my new knitting skills.  Some fun.   This morning I am sitting here contemplating the rapid passing of time.  Good grief!  Just last weekend the … Continue reading

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The Yarn Monkey Chronicles: Firming Things Up — Clothesline Crochet Basics


I found this through a link on Pinterest.  (I love Pinterest, and spend entirely too much time there.  *sigh*) “This technique is similar to the padded construction of Irish filigree crochet but used less decoratively. It’s made by carrying a thicker … Continue reading

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Works In Progress-Chakra Neckerchief. I love this super simple pattern!


This is an update on my blog post from a few days ago, I Must Be Crazy . . . I found some gorgeous yarn in my stash that just screamed out – NECKERCHIEF!  It is one I got a … Continue reading

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Peaches n Cream Beaded Crochet Rose by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


Just felt the need to share!!!  A little bit of fun from my Etsy shop. Peaches n Cream Beaded Crochet Rose Phone by GMaEllenCrochetGifts. I love these beaded flowers!

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I Love Single Crochet!


So many of my projects are completely single crochet, or begun with a base of single crochet.  I think that in it’s simplicity it can be very understated elegance. Many of my projects will start out the same way exactly, and … Continue reading

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Liana Kabel’s Vintage Knitting Needle Jewelry – The Beading Gem’s Journal


Just had to share! Liana Kabel’s Vintage Knitting Needle Jewelry Continue reading here: Liana Kabel’s Vintage Knitting Needle Jewelry – The Beading Gem’s Journal.

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Feeling Purple Love . . .


Just showing off some new stuff . . . or . . . gallery:  

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38th annual Walla Walla Balloon Stampede-From Me To You


First of all, Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful mothers out there! This Mother’s Day weekend always coincides with our Annual Balloon Stampede weekend here in Walla Walla and, I am happy to share some photos I shot this … Continue reading

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Crochet – Snapdragon Stitch


Hey!  Couldn’t sleep last night thinking about what to blog next!  Is that silly???  Anyway, here’s an idea that will perhaps help inspire and motivate one of you. I purchased this little book several years ago at a local store. … Continue reading

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