Monthly Archives: July 2015

A HUGE Surprise!

I had no idea that yet another box of yarn was coming my way until I heard that telltale Thump! as it landed on our front porch. I, of course, wanted to open Ann of Oklahoma’s surprise gift immediately, but … Continue reading

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Preparing to Get Klutzy

Thinking of the Crochet Corner ladies, B, who struggles valiantly to crochet, in particular, I recently bought a Klutz brand potholder loom kit with book. It’s original retail price, $19.99, but I got it, on sale at Sal’s, for only … Continue reading

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#30 – An Ombre Ripple

This is the first project I’ve made using Bernat Satin, a lovely yarn with a very smooth finish and soft sheen. Nice! Melissa of GA gave me several skeins last winter. – Thanks again, Melissa! I really enjoyed getting acquainted … Continue reading

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Beaded Pins

Unfortunately, most of my blog entries do not get posted immediately, which sometimes requires a bit of time travel. . . Fourth of July was quickly approaching and I had yet to find a patriotic pin that I wanted to … Continue reading

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#29 –

Very excited to find out how RHSS ‘Black Light’ will look in a ripple, I ‘cheated’, looking for ideas of how to best use it, by doing a project search within Ravelry. The majority show it used it alone or … Continue reading

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Beads!, Beads! and more Beads!

I had so much fun making my Perler bead snowflakes I’ve watched for beads at thrifts and tag sales ever since. You can only imagine how happy I was when I found this huge jar of what I’m guessing is … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Seeing this picture of me wearing warm flannel jammy pants while joining pink and white granny squares made me realize that you’ve waited a very long time – nearly two months – for a progress report on this blanket. How … Continue reading

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