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Crafty DOA: Red Heart Speedy Granny Throw

Of course this project won’t be speedy, but I liked the pattern and the opportunity to do some treble crochet. As part of my grand yarn organization project, I’m matching yarns from my cavernous stash with patterns I’ve printed. Then … Continue reading

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Crafts: Getting Started In Crochet

Of all the many crafts I try out, crochet remains the most relaxing and beautiful, working with all those lovely yarns. When you’re just starting out, buying the yarn brands that are widely available is the way to go.  You … Continue reading

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Crafts: My Version Of Patchwork Heart’s Crofter’s Blanket

One of my favorite crochet blogs is The Patchwork Heart.   I love the variety and color choices she makes for her projects.    She has a long list of tutorials and older projects on her blog. One that caught … Continue reading

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Crochet Horrors #105

Can’t unsee, indeed.  What’s a Crochet Horror?  Bad crochet “fashion” and crocheted toilet seat covers. (Shudder).

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Works in Progress 2/26/19

My Christmas Granny has three more rows to be joined.  It’s looking good. I’m going to try a border from Mollie Makes Crochet My Granny Stripe is a pretty thing.  I’m on the third cake color “Fruity Slices”.   I … Continue reading

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Works In Progress 2/5/19

One of the better responses to a Polar Vortex is burying yourself in yarn, I think.  Here are my most active projects. My “Green Granny”.   I’ll need 208 squares to get to my desired size, and I’m at 50.   Small … Continue reading

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Complete!

Perhaps fifteen years in the making…finally.  A stained glass effect inside the dark borders, right?  Onward.

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The Art of Crochet Blankets by Rachele Carmona

A most welcome gift under the tree this year was the much anticipated The Art of Crochet Blankets by Rachele Carmona of Cypress Textiles. She became one of my favorite crochet artists this year.  Her designs are unique and beautiful.  … Continue reading

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Red Heart Yarn Pretty Squares In A Row Bedthrow

Isn’t this pretty?  I think I have enough of one of the purple ombré shades in my stash to make a queen sized cover. http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/pretty-squares-in-a-row-bed-throw

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