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Jul 19

Beaded Stitch Markers

Hi Freinds, Knitting is one of my passions and if there is a new bling along with it well…… it’s my need to be creative I saw a pattern for an easy way to make stitch markers that don’t catch on your work. If you are a knitter you  know what  it is like to …

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Jun 13

Knit in Public Day

Hi Friends, Today is Knit in Public Day World Wide ,June 13 2015 Since I am an avid knitter it would not be right to overlook this World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 . It began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Knitting is …

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Apr 26

Knitting & Crochet Wreath

Hi Friends, I had a fun craft to do  today . I made a Knitting & Crochet Wreath    I love to do both crafts , so I a bistitchual.  (The ability to create stitches in two crafts, e.g. knitting and crocheting) I actually do cross stitch,embroidery, some sewing etc, too ;). I belong to a …

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Dec 31

Smiles ‘n’ Purls the Journey Continues :)

Hi Friends, As the year ends I am feeling thankful to have my  Smiles ‘n’ Purls  site . This site has given my a new purpose, and I am excited I never know what I will be making next  Thanks to Smiles ‘n’ Purls  ,my friends  can share the journey with me I have new passion for my …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas

Hi Friends, I am taking a minute to wish all my Smiles ‘n’ Purls friends a very Merry Christmas . Thank you for following me on my Daily Posts I found a poem for today so I thought I would share it with you   Twas the Night Before Christmas for Knitters ‘Twas the night …

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Dec 13

Mitten Snowman

Hi Friends, Today I have another Christmas ornament, this one is a Mitten Snowman  This is an ornament I made a long time ago, and when I reached my tree stuff out I remembered making it I used to  make tree ornaments every year, to add to presents. This one was one  I made for me, …

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Dec 11

Hang your Hat & Mitts

Hi Friends, You need a hat and mittens fast Well this pattern is for Hang your Hat & Mitts ornament I made this set a long time ago and found the pattern again just recently. Miniature Hat and Mittens  which is a Red Heart Pattern I believe. Copy the pattern by clicking on the blue writing …

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Dec 09

Angel for You

Hi Friends, I just have a little post today. I found this quick and easy Angel for You craft that is a cute thing for stockings or table favours.The pattern is for a tootsie pop but I came up with some new ideas to use it   I got the pattern from A Handmade Gift is a beautiful Thing …

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Dec 07

Swerve Scarf

Hi Friends, Today I decided to get on this arm knitting band wagon. I have been avoiding it, as it feels like I am cheating  my knitting needles I was in Giant Tiger and they had the Red Heart Boutique Swerve Scarf yarn. I bought a ball and now how to make a Swerve Scarf  I chose …

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Dec 06

Simply Lovely Blanket

Hi Friends, The Simply Lovely Blanket is a cable and lace dream . The pattern is from  Caron and is for an intermediate knitter.I think it is just a matter of watching the rows   The Simply Lovely blanket is done in a pretty peach yarn but any pale colour would show off the stitches  The edges …

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