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Week 10... just two to go

Here we are, week 10 already, with just two weeks left to go the blanket is nearly finished.  This is another round where checking your tension and possibly going up a hook size may help keep it from getting too wavy.   58 more words

Sometimes Life Gets in the Way....

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When we found out Sabrina was pregnant with her first baby we were thrilled. My mind went immediately to all the creative sewing I could do for this first little one. 330 more words

Cross Stitch

Linen cherry baby bar blanket

I have had such a lovely slow Saturday; a stark contrast from recent weekends which have been so hectic with essays and research.

I’ve played with colour ways finally deciding upon this colour way I’ve called ‘cherry stripe’.  95 more words


Starting Fresh

Okay, here we go with my first actual status type post. I’m going to do this in sections for each project just to try to make things simpler.   814 more words


Pentagon Details Chain of Errors in Strike on Afghan Hospital

WASHINGTON — Dispatched to eliminate a compound swarming with Taliban fighters, the AC-130 gunship circled above the Afghan city, its crew struggling to figure out where exactly to direct the aircraft’s frightening array of weaponry. 1,910 more words

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Nephew Blankies

With the recent expansion of our extended family I wanted to share two baby afghans I’ve crocheted for two very special little boys.

This first blanket was made using Mary Maxim Mellowspun yarn which is a very soft DK acrylic. 155 more words


Crochet Baby Blanket

Most crafters love making items for other people. I am clearly not most crafters.

Now don’t get me wrong, I love that moment when you give someone a hand-crafted item and they truly love it, and they appreciate just how much effort goes into a handmade work. 477 more words