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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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Infinite Spring

In celebration National Crochet Month (NatCroMo) I am participating in Crochetville’s Designer Blog Crawl. This is my new pattern, Infinite Spring Scarf, an infinity scarf in 3 colors of DK weight yarn. It could easily be adapted to another weight … Continue reading

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A Crazy Scarf pattern for Marled Yarn

I am a sucker for marled yarn, the kind of yarn that has two or more different colored strands twisted together. Beautiful as it is, I usually have trouble deciding what to do with marled yarn. It doesn’t show stitch … 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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Whispering Flowers

Spring is here and it’s time for a new pattern, Whispering Flowers Infinity Scarf. This uses less than 100 grams of fingering weight yarn. Shown is Neighborhood Fiber Company Rustic Fingering in the color Georgetown. It’s a very light scarf … Continue reading

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Snowflake roundup, my favorite flakes to make without using stiffener

Here is a review of my favorite snowflakes to make when you don’t want to use starch or glue as a stiffener. This year I am all excited about re-imagining the traditional crochet snowflake. Rather than use cotton thread, I … Continue reading

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In Love with Color

As winter approaches I find the need to add more color to my life. With one skein of Misti Alpaca Handpaint Sock yarn on hand, and a 3.75 mm hook, I decided to revisit an old pattern of mine, the … Continue reading

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End of Summer crafting, scarves

I recently finished a couple of cute scarves that were fun and easy to make. The scarf above is made from a free pattern called Windowpane Scarf by Adrienne Lash. The pattern is available for free on Ravelry. My scarf … Continue reading

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A Passion for Purple

In February the blues had me turning to purple. Here is one of my favorite purple projects, the Crochet Goodin Cowl by designer Margaret Kendall. When I saw Margaret’s knit Slipped Stitch Goodin Cowl I asked, could this be done … Continue reading

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