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New Afgan

April 22nd, 2016 at 10:06 pm » Comments Off

I finished this bad boy just before xmas. My goal was to use up the odds & ends in my yarn stash. I was so successful that I had to buy yarn to finish it, and I learned that yarn styles have changed. I had a hard time finding funky colorful yarn suitable for the [...]



A tale of two flowers.

February 15th, 2009 at 12:48 pm » Comments Off

Several years ago, I bought the Crochet Flower Pattern Collection by Stitch Diva Studios. I’ve tried 2 of the patterns. This is supposed to be the Spira-Flora. I swear I followed the directions on this flower and the other one that I made, but neither came out like the picture on the pattern. Very frustrating. [...]



A bit of crochet

December 4th, 2008 at 12:15 am » Comments (1)

I made this 20 years ago, or there abouts. I lurvs it.



Aster

October 12th, 2008 at 6:23 pm » Comments Off

Does it look anything like an aster? The pattern is from Crochet Bouquet: Easy Designs for Dozens of Flowers.



Crochet Cat

June 23rd, 2008 at 5:25 pm » Comments Off

This is Hep Cat from Amigurumi!: Super Happy Crochet Cute. I highly recommend this book. Her instructions are very clear, and it makes the construction process easy. I used a 3.5 mm (E) hook with Lily Sugar’n Cream Solid in dusty rose that I have had lying around since the 80′s and a poly microfiber [...]



Hep Cat Progress

February 2nd, 2008 at 9:08 am » Comments Off

It’s starting to look like a cat, instead of a turtle.



Mommy & Baby

January 28th, 2008 at 12:59 am » Comments Off

I made the mom and baby 2.5 years ago. A few nights ago, I embroidered the face on the baby. I’m better at crochet than embroidery.



The most beautiful crochet

January 20th, 2008 at 9:32 am » Comments Off

Gosh, I love this. I’ve always been a sucker for crochet in the style of Irish or Clones crochet. They have free patterns on their site, too. Hm, they aren’t really patterns, but they are very interesting stitches/stitch guides/motifs.



Crochet Cat

January 18th, 2008 at 12:07 am » Comments Off

I’m a big fan of Elisabeth Doherty. So, of course, when her book, Amigurumi!: Super Happy Crochet Cute, came out, I bought it. And (can you believe it? ) I’m actually working on something from it. I’m making Hep Cat. Pulguito thinks that I am making it for him. The paws are from some old [...]



To do: Crafts

November 14th, 2007 at 1:23 am » Comments Off

Crocheted Flowers Little Piñatas Marble Magnets Paper Mosaic Xmas Cards



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