Category Archives: crochet projects

Heart Mania

With valentines day coming up I got stuck on a heart kick. I found a free pattern, Heart Crochet Hot Pad, while searching patterns on Ravelry. The pattern calls for worsted weight cotton. In my first attempt, shown above, I … Continue reading

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A Scrappy Thing

My favorite weight of yarn is fingering, and over the past 8 years I’ve used a lot of it. About two years ago I decided to make a scrap yarn project using all the little balls of leftovers. Finally after … Continue reading

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Summer Crafting

Going back to my childhood, summer has always been a time for crafting. Making stuff filled the days and staved off boredom. As an adult crafting is a mini-vacation from all the chores and duties of life. I recently tested … Continue reading

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Coaster mania

Recently I visited friends who have a beautiful burl wood table. When the drinks came out I noticed they had no coasters. This sent me on the quest for the perfect coaster. I settled on the Springtime Coasters pattern by … Continue reading

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Snowflake roundup 2015

In December I made many snowflakes to give as gifts and tried out a lot of  snowflake patterns. This is my roundup of favorite snowflakes of 2015. Above you see the first snowflake in a collection of patterns, 9001 Snowflakes … Continue reading

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Vibraphone Yarn Bomb

To celebrate the upcoming CD release party for my new CD Owls Calling I yarn bombed my vibes. Ok, you can see my house is cluttered. Note the Milt Jackson “Plenty Plenty Soul” record that just happens to be in … Continue reading

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Summer Crafting: Getting Scrappy

This summer I’m getting scrappy and using up leftover yarn from my stash. Above is a project I made using the leftovers from many of my lace shawl projects. I was fortunate to test the new Kotobuki pattern by designer … Continue reading

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