Monthly Archives: April 2015

Coming Up Roses

Almost a month ago I promised Ellen, the Rec Director for the nursing home where I volunteer, that I’d deliver twenty flower pins this week as an early Mother’s Day gift for the ladies who take part in Rec Activities. … Continue reading

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#17 – Restoring Balance

While getting out some Red Heart Super Saver ‘Cherry Red’ to use in ‘Fruit Punch’, I noticed the overabundance of BRILLIANT RED yarns in my charity stash. Thanks to this week’s ripple, that is no longer a problem! Brilliant It’s … Continue reading

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Keeping in Touch

Let’s resume the Crochet Corner story. When we left off last week N* was in a small fix, in the midst of making a booty with a questionable number of stitches. Once home, I crocheted my own pair of cuties … Continue reading

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More “Diapers”

I could easily guess which of my yarn fairies sent me this package; as a mother of eight, I’m sure Melissa of GA has reused many a diaper box! Carefully packed inside are a wonderful assortment of yarns. First the … Continue reading

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#16 – Mill Ends

Trying out the pretty yarn on the right this week. All three of these are from a single bag of mill ends that I found at JoAnns last fall. To camouflage that it’s sportweight while all the other yarns in … Continue reading

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#15 – Yet Another Blue and Green Ripple

Over the years I’ve crocheted many a blue and green ripple afghan: 2014 #33 – Coastal Chaos 2014 #17 – Spring Rain 2014 #2 – Artic Chill 2013 #3 – Aquarium 2012 #42 – Mermaid 2011 #46 – Icy Blue … Continue reading

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A Party of Six

Five ladies came to the first Crochet Corner meeting; three knit and two crochet. The three knitters all got started on dishcloths; two are making Double Bumps, my personal favorite, while the third opted for a simple garter stitch square. … Continue reading

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