Tag Archive: yarn

Nov 08

Pretty Soap Covers

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Hi Friends, Sometimes we need a little gift for hostesses,showers,birthdays or stocking stuffers. Pretty Soap Covers  just worked great !! You can get so many fancy soaps and scents and a quick  little sleeve can add to the look I have been making socks lately & I learned to make the toes with a magic loop cast …

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Oct 03

Magic Key Cozy

Hi Friends, A cute little key cosy is the perfect use for those bits of yarn you hate to discard These could be just the right thing to find a special key on your key ring:) This pattern uses fingering yarn and  only uses  ten yards of yarn. I found this little pattern on Knit Freedom with Liat  and …

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Oct 03

Basket Tote

Hi Friends, You can never have enough baskets !  I find myself putting my projects in baskets all the time. They are easy to find and I  usually remember what is in each one Crocheting is such a quick and easy means to conjure up all kinds of ideas. The best part of this is …

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Sep 18

Piece of the Pie Holder

Hi Friends, Do you love to make pies? I have a really cool crochet Pie Plate Holder pattern for you to see. I have a  friend ,who has become excited about learning crochet stitches. We both have been pinning a lot of patterns to try, and here is one of them. She told me I …

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Sep 12

All Skulls Shawl

Hi Friends, It is getting to that time of year that all thinks point to the orange and black Some people in my life just love skulls , especially my son I keep my eyes out for new and interesting skull patterns  I found the  pattern “Lost Souls” Skull Shawl Designed by Maryetta Roy and added it  to …

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Aug 12

Just Add a Charm

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Hi Friends, Bracelets are loved by most ladies and even the men if the charm is one they love. I saw this post with a knitted charm on the bracelet & having that exact charm I decided to make one:)  You can find adorable charms so now I will make a bracelet! And a simple crocheted i-cord with …

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Aug 07

Glitz Entrelac Cowl

Hi Friends, Entrelac ……it is beautiful ,but many say it is hard to do. The challenge is the picking up stitches then decreasing them , in small segments,which change the direction of the knitted pieces. It is a very pretty look and looks just a lovely in a variegated yarn or plain I love doing …

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Jul 25

Beaded Star Ornament

Hi Friends, Something about stars are so beautiful A Christmas Star has so much meaning and so here is one take on a Star Ornament I am always looking at patterns and way the pattern has that extra touch and I just have to try it.  Christmas Star by A la Sascha is one such …

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Jun 27

Leafy iPad Sleeve

Hi Friends, Do you know it is time to think Christmas gifts already? With half of the year done already, the needles & hooks get into high gear I came across a pretty I -Pad Sleeve  done in chunky yarn. I was intrigued  so I started it I call it Leafy i-Pad Sleeve . The pattern is …

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Jun 21

Class Act Mitts

Hi Friends, Do you have a special event coming that you need a bit of glamour for your hands? My Class Act Mitts may be just the thing to finish off an outfit I made some fingerless gloves that are elegant and will make you swoon. The yarn is Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour and the …

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