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Crochet time

With the shawl in the blocking pile, I picked up a WIP to work on last night – the scrap blanket. I’m smack dab in the middle of the pinks right now, then it moves into greens and blues. But … Continue reading

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WIP roll-call

I’ve never been one of those knitters / crocheters who could start a project and see it through to completion before starting¬†another project. I know people like that, but it just isn’t me. I like to have options, variety, choices. … Continue reading

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Speaking of blankets

I started this afghan quite some time ago; made a billion granny squares and even got some seamed together before all the ends made me go a little crazy and the blanket got stashed in a bag. It was going … Continue reading

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Since it was already out

I was going to put the crochet hook away after I finished the Ondine shawl, but then I figured I might as well use it to start a scrap-busting project. This is a small blanket, made with sock yarn scraps, … Continue reading

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On the edge

Back to Ondine – I was having trouble with the picot edge; I’ve done picot in knit before but not crochet, and it took me several tries to get it to look good. I’m happy with it now, though, and … Continue reading

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Chaining forever

There’s just 1.5 rows left on the Ondine shawl, but it’s sloooooow. So many chain-6’s. The last row is a picot edge, and that’s not going to go very fast, either. But, only 1.5 rows to go!

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Hook meets needle

I knit, and I crochet – but it’s not often I get to combine the two in one project. That was one of the appealing features on the Ondine shawl: it has a crocheted border. I am now at that … Continue reading

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Three out of four

The two crocheted Seahawks hats I made a couple weeks ago were for my sister and her son. After finishing them, I asked my sister if her other two kids would want Seahawks hats as well, because I remember very … Continue reading

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Hooky Sunday

A couple weeks ago I popped into my LYS to buy a replacement circular needle. Mine was separating, and I was still finishing the blue socks, so it was a necessary purchase. What was not necessary was the three-pack of … Continue reading

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The hooks are out!

I was ready for a change of pace, so I grabbed a crochet hook and started a wavy hat. Using up worsted wool scraps AND adding to my Xmas gift tote. Win-win. This is how much I got done on … Continue reading

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