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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

A friend showed me a Christmas trees she was making from an idea she saw on-line that was in Russian.  Since she didn’t have a complete pattern I accepted the challenge to come up with an English version and while I … Continue reading

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Broomstick Lace Wristlet

As the weather is turning cooler here in Tennessee, my thoughts are turning to warm accessories to help avert the chill in the air while still maintaining my “cool”.  That means adding a little warmth in the layering but not … Continue reading

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Button Bracelet

I have had so many friends post to my facebook page all the crochet button flowers and tonight I was asked if I could make a brief tutorial overview for a crochet button bracelet.  I am happy to oblige. In this … Continue reading

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Easy Coffee Cozy

My friend saw a picture on Pinterest depicting a Halloween nightmare skull themed coffee cozy.   I made the comment that it would be easy to do.  Everyone at our crochet club rolled their eyes. ” It is easy for … Continue reading

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Buttons!!

I have seen many of the crocheted flower buttons, so for the fall season I decided to do something a little different. Now how is that for button art?  Let me know what you have been crocheting with buttons!

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Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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Christmas special!!

These hats were so popular at the Artlandia Christmas show that I ran out of them so I am offering a Christmas special to all those who have inquired.  If you order your hat before December 8th, 2012, the price … 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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Quick Tip

Sometimes I find it hard to follow a pattern as it is written in; especially when it involves * and ** and go back and do from * to * 2 times.  Space constraints are to blame I suppose and … 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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