Author Archives: Linda @ alottastitches

Crochet Corner – or – Weaving Central?

Weaving on CDs was such a big hit at the craft gallery demo this spring, I had to share the idea with the Crochet Corner ladies! I was especially pleased to see 98 year-old M enjoying this little project as … Continue reading

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Three $3.00 Bags

It’s far from obvious in this photo but, I actually included at least two novelty yarns in each tote’s handwoven panel. Doing this project made me view the two very large baskets of novelty yarns that I stumbled upon in … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Old Idea

A few years ago I wrote about this tote bag, I up-cycled a thrifty find by covering its’ large logo with a handwoven “rag” panel. At the time I thought, “What a good project for a beginning weaver!”, as even … Continue reading

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Tees for Potholders

Although several people around the nursing home have said they’d bring in their old tees for the ladies’ weaving projects, only Ellen, the recreation director, has actually delivered. Soooo. . . I continue to shop for cheap tees at Sal’s. … Continue reading

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What a Great Idea!

Sorry to those of you who are watching for crochet news, but I thought another weaving post would be better than no post. It was a looong time before I came across another thrift store picture frame suitable for turning … Continue reading

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DIY

Those of you who have followed alottastitches for a while know that few things make DH and I happier than figuring out how to make something for ourselves! A while ago that meant we turned old picture frames into large … Continue reading

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Everything Counts

It’s the beginning of August. By this time of year, I’ve usually (since 2011) shown you around 30 additional blankets that I’ve made for charity. So far this year. . . only eight! Feeling that there’s still a small chance … Continue reading

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