Category Archives: craft

Happy Easter!

Today is Good Friday and I decided to make this cute little Easter chick.  I started with this pattern from Bittersweet’s blog and made some modifications to suit what I wanted it to look like.  He has a tail and … Continue reading

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Galaxy Pumpkin

Although I think it should be called a constellation pumpkin, Michaels calls it a galaxy pumpkin.  Anyway, a photo of it was featured in one of the many emails this week and I loved the way it looked so decided … Continue reading

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Caron Critter kits on sale at Michaels Canada

They are probably on sale in the  US too, but I don’t know for sure.  Here they are regular $19.99 and are on sale for 50% off.  They have scarf kits and hat kits with cats, dogs, sheep, and monkeys.  … Continue reading

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Michaels Canada yarn sales for 12/19 – 12/24

Most of this week’s sales involve last minute gifts, but there is a pretty good size yarn sale too.  Here they are: Lion’s Pride Woolspun $4.99 (lowest price this season they claim) $3.99 each – Loops & Threads Charisma, L&T … Continue reading

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Quickie hat for my husband

Here is a hat I made for my husband in Loops & Threads Charisma yarn (color is ashes) to use while he is shoveling snow. Mostly he won’t wear the things I make, but he seems to like this roll-up … Continue reading

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Michaels Canada yarn sales for next week

These are the sales starting on Friday and running through Thursday December 18.  There is also a 50% off one regular price item coupon for Friday and Saturday and a 40% one for Sunday through Thursday.  Most of the sales … Continue reading

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My snow day project

Here is a look at what I am working on today. At the Royal Winter Fair I bought some lovely light weight alpaca yarn from Meadowview Alpaca Farm in shades of lavender. I am using a lattice and shells pattern … Continue reading

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Michaels US Thanksgiving Black Friday specials

Thanksgiving here in Canada was in October, so this isn’t as special a time for sales here as in the US.  I already posted the Michaels Canada “Black Friday” sales earlier and today I got the US advertisement so here … Continue reading

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My current crochet project

Here is a quick look at my current project.  It will eventually be an infinity scarf when I finish.  It is done in a ripple or chevron pattern and I am using Red Heart Boutique Treasure yarn.  The color is … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite online crochet pattern?

I am sure everyone has tried many different free patterns online and we probably all have our own favorite.  Mine would probably be the Infinity and Beyond Scarf that I found over on the CroCreations blog.  It is a lovely … Continue reading

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