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Fun with star stitch

This weekend I’m teaching a class in star stitch at YarnCon in Chicago. What a great excuse to fool around with some yarn and make some new star stitch items. Above is a little coin purse I did to explore … Continue reading

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Corner to Corner Crochet Owl Chart

I had a wonderful time teaching at Yarncon this year. What a great experience, meeting so many talented crafty people and seeing all the beautiful yarns for sale. My thanks to Natalia and all the folks at Team Yarncon for … Continue reading

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Springtime at YarnCon

It’s spring, which means it must be time for YarnCon, Chicago’s Indie Fiber Fair held April 7 & 8 at Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall. Above is my Skinny Mint Tunisian Scarf, featuring some of the stitches covered in my Introduction … Continue reading

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A Starflake for the New Year

Coming off snowflake mania I needed to let myself down gently. I found the pattern for this cool Starflake Mandala on the Loopy Stitch blog. It’s a bit of a cross between snowflake and mandala. I used Patons Grace, a … Continue reading

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Snowflake Roundup 2017 continued

It’s hard to believe it’s spring already and I haven’t finished my snowflake update. Above is a picture of many I made to give away in 2017. Here’s a Ravelry link to the project pages for each individual snowflake shown. … Continue reading

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Snowflake Roundup 2017 Feeling Blue

This year winter I mixed it up a bit and went on a little blue spree, making snowflakes to give to friends. I decided to search online for new patterns, and I really like to work from charts. After seeing … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Coaster

Inspired by the upcoming Solar Eclipse in the U.S. I have designed a solar eclipse coaster pattern. Happy eclipse watching. Solar Eclipse Totality Coaster by Kathy Kelly Finished size, about 4.25” in diameter Materials Yarn: Small amounts of sport or … Continue reading

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