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A “Treasure” of a Yarn & Pattern


Among the other projects I am working on, I am also working on this cowl using Red Heart’s Boutique Treasure yarn in abstract. This pattern is perfect for someone just learning how to knit. There are only knit, purl and … Continue reading

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a Doily Redux, Part 2


When I got home last night, the first thing I did was check on how the doily turned out.  I was happy with the results, even though the picot stitches on the edging were not exactly perfect.  Even after looking … Continue reading

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a Doily Redux


One of the reasons I took up crochet is because I love doilies. Not only do I love the intricate look of them, but also their romantic and vintage feel. They truly are a work of art in my eyes. … Continue reading

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A Knitty Halloween


I love Halloween, the candy, cute kids dressed up in their costumes, but most of all I love the colors.  Here are some great knitting patterns for pumpkins, costumes, monsters, and all things related to that spooky and fun holiday. … Continue reading

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One Busy Knitter


It’s hard to believe that I just started knitting a month ago.  I already have four projects going on at the same time, one is the Wine Country Cowl (a free pattern available through Tahki yarns).  I am using Red … Continue reading

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A Few Fall Favorites


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Getting Ready For Fall/Winter!


I’ve already gone through my yarn stash today to see what I have and what I need.  I don’t seem to have much bulky or sock yarn, so that is on my list to get.   I tend to make a … Continue reading

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