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Today was Crochet workshop day with the W.I. And what a lovely eager and friendly group they were. I had a lovely day.
I'm so proud of what they all achieved.
This fabulous issue of Michaels Create! magazine is in used, but very good condition. 106 pages of great ideas for crafting.
...Oh, how I wish it was by the Sea Shore!
Truth be told, for the last three months my 'Nest' has been a Yarning Shawl-A-Rama! This Sea Shell Wrap is #6 to come off of my zippity-do-da J crochet hook. Just started this in gray and black this evening. These ... read more
I decided to take stock of the projects I am working on. This is similar to reading – I am always reading about five books at a time, because I like reading what I feel like at that moment. Same with needlework, it is much more fun to be able to pick and choose what I feel like. But when I am close to finishing a project I am normally quite keen to get it done.
Yesterday I made two bags. I have a friend who is always knitting for everyone. I can’t remember her ever knitting something for herself ...read more
So much for my 'Stash Busting' proclamations of Use It or Lose, Sue...and just when I was making headway in that regard. So much for the '4R's Bucket List'...you know the one where last year I ... read more
Of course I will post another "black" also!
Last night it was around 6 degrees Celsius here - the coldest temperaw ture for June since I don't know when. Tonight is shaping up to be just as cold, so we have the aircon on to try and keep us warm. I hear that it has been below freezing elsewhere, so wer are pretty lucky I guess!
I have been very ...
So very many scraps! There are six boxes (14″ x 11″ x 6.5″) filled with fabric pieces left over from other projects.
I do not cut mine into strips or squares because I do not want to limit their use. They are sorted by color. I randomly chose a bunch of pieces from each box and cut them into 1 1/2″ strips. As you can see, there is no order to this pile! What am I making? A rug! There is a little sewing involved. I sewed the ends of two strips together, then took an open end ...read more
I dusted off my crochet hooks for this adorable project: an Amigurumi Cupcake Kitten! I followed the tutorial available at Stuff Susie Made.
As some background, a few years ago I bought a set of crochet hooks. I made a somewhat crooked test swatch and set crochet aside. Last September, my friend Lea reinvigorated me to try to pick them up again, and she got me to start a granny square:
Every year I try to go to the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival.