Category Archives: Knitting/Crochet

a little bit of knitting

I like to squeeze in a little bit of knitting during the winter.  Above is a headband for my friend who walks her dog early every morning.  I don’t know if I will finish before it starts warming up. It … Continue reading

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flower garland

My friend Angela, sent me these beautiful little crocheted flowers, all the way from South Africa (along with lots of other goodies). She crocheted them herself. When I received them, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with them, … Continue reading

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heart garland

I finally finished my heart garland. I have been wanting to make one for many years and now I can enjoy it for years to come. I had to put a white border around the hearts to help keep the … Continue reading

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knitting along

A heavy work week and sick kids mean no energy to blog over the last few days.  Today, the kids were feeling better and I actually got a good nights sleep last night, so here I am, ready to go … Continue reading

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I’ve got the knitting bug

Zsa Mask I think that pulling a muscle in my back was my body’s way of making me slow down.  And boy, has it ever!   Delores Park Cowl I had so much holiday stuff to do and had do … Continue reading

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knitting

I made some little knitted flowers from a book I got at the library.  It was fun making something small and quick. I was able to practice decreasing. I now know what k2tog means–so exciting! I used some yarn scraps … Continue reading

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making

I’ve had this incredible desire to knit, which I’ve only done a teeny bit of.  Mostly I crochet.  My first project was a beanie, on the round.  It wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be.  You Tube helped … Continue reading

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Crafting on the go…

I made a few things during the long driving stretches during our trip.  I am usually prone to car-sickness, but I did well.  Just a few curvy spots made me a little whoozy, but I managed to keep my hands … Continue reading

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Ripple W.I.P

I’ve been wanting to make one of these crocheted ripple blankets for ages!!  I finally figured it out and have managed 5 whole rows.  It’s kinda smallish, but big enough to place on my lap, or around my shoulders.  It … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!!

This is my first ever crocheted plushy.  I had to make it after I saw it on create via one pretty thing. It was sent to my little friend Ruby, whose daddy is a math professor (I made these for … Continue reading

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