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Perpet’s Hat

November 10th, 2006 at 4:49 pm » Comments Off

This is Perpet‘s bucket brim hat. I followed her instructions, except my had is only 49 rows, not 59.

Always check your gauge

September 6th, 2006 at 4:35 pm » Comments Off

It’s supposed to be 4 inches wide. Each square is 1 inch. I’m testing a pattern for Perpet. The first thing that I did when I got the pattern was to check for a gauge. The pattern didn’t have one, so I e-mailed Perpet for one. She sent me one. Did I do a gauge [...]

Amigurumi Bird

August 31st, 2006 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

ISBN 4-309-26572-3

Is it a mouse?

August 28th, 2006 at 1:21 pm » Comments Off


Just a little bag.

August 24th, 2006 at 12:00 am » Comments Off

I made this little bag on a trip to Yosemite, single crochet in the back loop in rounds. It took one skein of recycled Thai silk, bought off ebay, to make a largish makeup case. I lined it and put the zipper in, but I did a crappy job on the zipper, so I’m not [...]

Amigurumi Puppy

August 23rd, 2006 at 12:01 am » Comments Off

Another amigurumi that I made on our trip to New England. ISBN 4277490395


August 22nd, 2006 at 12:58 am » Comments Off

Bunny Finger Puppet: I made this little guy on the trip to New England. ISBN 4277490395 The instructions in this little book are very easy to follow. Everything is charted.

News Notes for Tuesday

August 15th, 2006 at 3:47 pm » Comments Off

Crochet Crocheted Jewelry from Sonya Ooten Way cool jewelery. Lots of pix. Livermore Four People Killed in Head On Collision on Vasco Road Vasco Road Reopened After 4 Killed, 2 Hurt has pictures Crash kills 4 workers — 2 injured 4 Hayward men die in crash on notorious rural highway

Random and Odd

June 30th, 2006 at 12:38 am » Comments (6)

Something with a story behind it. I made this little bag on a trip to Lake Tahoe. It’s single crochet, in the back loops only, so that every row has the little rib. I used recycled Thai sari silk yarn that I bought on ebay. I plan on lining it and adding a zipper so [...]

News Notes for Monday

June 26th, 2006 at 1:18 pm » Comments Off

Crochet There is not much time to prepare for the Cricket World Cup This article only mentions crochet in passing, but it was interesting to read. I don’t know much about Guyana. Eating Disorder Katharine McPhee reveals eating disorder Historical Anniversairy of the signing of the UN charter

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