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Take It or Leaf It Shawl

So this began the other day. After a false start or two I’m finally 80% of the way done. Can’t wait to block this out and show it off this fall. 59 more words

What's Going On?

How to crochet a coffee or tea cozie.

I’ve seen a few of these around and I really liked the idea of making one for my tea. I tend to drink more tea than I do coffee but I’d use it for either. 504 more words


Faery Cowl

I just finished crocheting a new cowl. I’m happy with the results. I just want to hug it. It’s so soft! The yarn I used is Debbie Bliss Andes. 180 more words

My Design

Baby blanket no. 1584602894512031484150

What is it about baby gifts that makes me start a project with good intentions and enthusiasm, only to have me discard them for several months, prompting a mad rush to finish as the due date approaches? 788 more words


A Tuesday

A trip to the library yesterday resulted in these lovely books. The book on the right, by Nicki Trench, I once borrowed before, but crochet was still a bit of a mystery for me back then. 542 more words


Granny square cross blanket

My cousin was staying with us over the weekend and she loved my happy granny stripe blanket. She is 21 in October so I’m going to make her a blanket as a special heirloom present. 55 more words


A Tasting...of Yarn

A few weekends ago, I spent a lovely afternoon at the shop participating in a yarn tasting. Of course it was fun to hang out with my fellow knitters and crocheters instead of working, but I wanted to share it with all of you because if you ever have a chance to go to one at your favorite shop, you should jump at the chance! 457 more words