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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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Candy Corn Day October 30th

30 degrees when I awoke this morning and it is national Candy Corn day.  What better way to start than with a warm cup of coffee! To keep it warm on this brisk morning and in celebration of national Candy … 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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Tatted Icicles

We will be having so much fun Monday during tatting class.  The project for the day will be a Christmas ornament – an icicle.   The one I made for demonstration has a silver thread running through it but I … Continue reading

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Tatting has begun!

This is not your ordinary knot.  It is special:  you make lace with this knot.  Last week I began an introductory class to needle tatting.  We had so much fun and learned a lot. The first step was learning the … Continue reading

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Minion Invasion

Having grand nephews & nieces are the next best thing to grand-kids.  I don’t get called on often to babysit and my sister, Nanny, wouldn’t let me anyway.  So when Nan took them to see Despicable Me 2 it was … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Hat

My friend asked me to crochet a cowgirl hat for her for a present.  I started looking for a pattern and couldn’t find any that I thought would work.  So I thought I would work up one of my own. … Continue reading

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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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Simple Owl

This is the quick Christmas gift I shared last week at the Crochet, Etc club meeting.  Sooooo Cute and easy to make. With size 8 knitting needles, cast on 15.  Knit the first two rows then alternate knit and purl … Continue reading

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Knit Broomstick Lace

I remember making broomstick lace with my Mom & Aunt many years ago.  Well, now it is back in style and I am having a fun time working up scarves and shawls in this pattern. When the ladies at the … Continue reading

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