Category Archives: pattern

Baby Hat and Socks

To go with the blanket in the previous post, I made a hat using Caron Cupcakes yarn (Sour Grapes color) which comes with a pom-pom for the top.  With the leftover yarn, I made a pair of socks to match.  … Continue reading

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Finished crochet cable throw

I couldn’t leave it be and powered through to finish it tonight.  It turned out really nice too.  I know I messed up the center braid in one place, but it doesn’t stand out too bad and since it is … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: Cabled blanket

I saw this pattern online and just had to try it.  This is my first try at crochet cables and I am liking it.  I may have messed up the center braid a bit but I don’t feel like backing … Continue reading

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Crochet Pumpkin

Tonight is an ultra lame free yarn class at Michaels, winding yarn into a ball to make a pumpkin with a pipe cleaner stem.  The only reason to come is because the first 10 people get a free skein of … Continue reading

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My new favorite stitch pattern

This is called crazy shell stitch and it is really pretty and has a great texture to it.  It is really easy to do since all it uses is chain, single crochet, and double crochet.  You start with a chain … Continue reading

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Lion Brand Tweed Stripes yarn review

I had used this type of yarn before in another color (Seashell, see my top banner), but I found some in Orchid at Joann’s in the US about a month ago and got a couple of skeins since the stores … Continue reading

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Another Niagara Stripe yarn project

This one is called Stone Wall and is three shades of gray from almost white to almost black.  I am doing a ripple scarf in this one since I thought the high contrast colors would show the pattern up nicely. … Continue reading

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