Category Archives: afghan crochet

SHS Spartan Fleece Blanket

This is a picture of the blanket I made for the SHS Alumni reunion.  It is a handcrafted, deluxe fleece blanket in orange with a black edging measuring approximately 50″ X 70″. I am taking orders for anyone interested.  The cost for these … Continue reading

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Materials & Gauge Matter

A designer considers a lot of factors when creating a new project. Yarn weight and gauge make a huge difference to the end product. So whenever I hear someone say that gauge doesn’t really matter when constructing a project or … Continue reading

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Earth Day – the day after!

Here it is the day after Earth day and it is 39 degrees with snow in the mountains!  Just goes to show Who is really in charge.  The peas in the garden have been covered as well as the potatoes so … Continue reading

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Temperatures Rising!

Winter rushed in to give us a taste of what cold weather is really about this week and I retreated to my cozy rocker with my yarn and crochet hook.  I am still working on the ski band pattern and … Continue reading

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Crisp, Brrrrisk Morning

A dip in temperatures and an early client meeting for my honey finds me looking over a beautifully rimed deck.  I am so thankful that I can be inside, safe and warm from the 24 degree weather outside. The beautiful … Continue reading

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December 17 – Save the date!

Christmas Market is coming Saturday, December 17th, to downtown Johnson City.  Crafters will be set up in the Farmers Market area at 500 South Roan Street.   I will be there from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  I will be selling hats, scarves and … Continue reading

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11-11-11 sale begins!!!!

Update:  This offer is no longer valid as the day has past. As promised, in honor of not only Veterans Day but of the “1” aspect of the day I am offering the following patterns for only $1.00 for just … Continue reading

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Craft Fair Findings

Had a very busy day at the Art & Crafts pre-Christmas sale Saturday.  I met many people: a lot that crochet and some that knit.  There was even a lady visiting from out of state (who is really into spinning) that was … Continue reading

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Lettuce Edges

I tried an experiment this summer with planter boxes using actual cardboard boxes with fulfilling results.  Although I may have over seeded the area, I have been able to enjoy lettuce all season and it looked so lovely in its … Continue reading

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Tunisian Crochet – a love affair!

I have renewed my interest in Tunisian crochet and am having a wonderful time this summer learning new techniques and discovering new patterns.  I have merged knitting and crochet patterns to form a Tunisian booties pattern that is darling and … Continue reading

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