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FO Friday: Dad's Lap Blanket

Well the blanket for Dad is done. And all I can say is….meh…

I definitely screwed up somewhere. I crocheted on this almost exclusively at night after Jellybean went to sleep. 173 more words

Finished Objects

Soft Scarves and a Soft Lamb

On Friday I wondered “what was I thinking?” when I set up a class for the middle of lambing time. Some days in the last two weeks I have spent most of the day in the barn but luckily the class went smoothly with only a few barn-check breaks while everyone was working on their looms.This was a class about weaving with rayon chenille, a yarn with a reputation of being difficult to work with.   94 more words

WIP Wednesday: Dad's Lap Blanket

Just a quick fly by post. After a stressful day yesterday culminating in getting my rear end kicked in volleyball….I needed to cast something on! 58 more words


Babies Babies Babies

I have a several babies making their appearance this year in my circle of friends. And I’ve developed a reputation for gifting hand knits. Not that I don’t love knitting for wee ones but my limited craft time makes it hard to want to work on obligation knitting. 98 more words

Finished Objects

Never Will I Ever...

I never thought I would ever have the urge to crochet….and then this happened…

I have several LARGE skeins of Bernat baby blanket and my mom has been dropping hints hard core that she wants a lap blanket out of this. 161 more words


Faux Chenille Blankets Fabrics Needed

This just past Christmas we decided that we were going to try to make our gifts handmade.  I started the hunt on Pinterest and found some great ideas, one of them was faux chenille blankets.   217 more words


When an edit really won’t suffice……….

I added to/edited my previous “Bed-turning” post to include Liz’s info, her e-mail and contact number, but felt it would be better communicated in a separate posting. 39 more words