I'm truly in love with squares, especially the grannies. They bring back tons of memories of the 70's and crocheting growing up. This tiny afghan was what I was working on when my eyes crapped out. When I get used to reading glasses I will finish it. This one was finished a long time again,… Continue reading Some miniature afghans
We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it's more like, where didn't we go? First there was some gift making for the family we would visit... Hats and cowls for the adults: Hackey Sacks for the kiddies: Then we parted on a short flight… Continue reading Ireland in the summer
Recently, a friend asked if I would make a blanket for a "Black & White themed baby room, but with a touch of orange" and then make a "pumpkin sack and cap" for this new little sweetie pie. Here are the finished pieces...
This pattern is the South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand Yarn done up in Malabrigo Lace in Natural. I love to make this shawl in this yarn, it's my favorite... The pin was from Shawl Pin Heaven on Etsy. Perfect simple pin that won't come undone. A gift for nice people I chat with in… Continue reading Creamy Dreamy Shawl
Testing is just about complete and the pattern should be out on or near August 15th. I will make it available here, so I hope you check back. I'm liking this piece much more in Madeline Tosh Merino Light, shown here in Nebula (blue), and Nutmeg (gold) but the green (olive) was 2 strands of… Continue reading Venetian Carnival testing is wrapping up!
My sister saw some doily rugs on Etsy or Pinterest, made from tshirts or that tshirt yarn and asked me if I could make one. I tried to find the yarn for a while, but it's a little hard to come by and when I did find it, the tiny rug would be very expensive,… Continue reading A Doily Rug for My Sister
Some stitch markers, went up in the Etsy shop...
I love to make stitch markers, but rarely have the time to drag it all out and get going. I really spread my crafts out when I work on something, so using the dinner table, or even expecting dinner, can get to everyone. I try to be considerate usually and luckily we had such a… Continue reading Some stitch markers…
A Holden Shawlette for my lunch buddy in Malabrigo sock. The border is done with leftovers of the same yarn in similar colors.
This is just a simple basket weave blanket for a co-worker, due in August. The yarn is Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly from Michaels in a YUGE skein, but I think I only used @800yds of it.