I spent a few days playing around with my yarn stash of ordinary kitchen cotton yarn. I thought I’d make something unusual and very cool. Like large roses in wild colors sewn together in a mock Irish Crochet. My prototypes turned out to be ugly and kitchy rather than cool. Then it occurred to meContinue reading “Granny Squares”
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Lima Bean Crochet Trellis Pattern
Ohh, how does my garden grow With lima beans And crochet string Up the way it goes! I needed a trellis for my lima bean plant. After pricing several trellises out at the local Home Depot, I decided they were too ugly and too expensive to buy. I bought a ~ 2000 yard cone ofContinue reading “Lima Bean Crochet Trellis Pattern”
Your my dog’s best friend…. & my tipsy proof summer knitting project.
Yes, that is my Skylar with her best friend Stella. You can just imagine what those two girls are a scheming. Or are they dreaming of summer since the snow has finally thawed. Now that the weather is warming, it is time to pull out from the closet my “As-Large-as-it-Goes” garter stitch cotton blanket. It sleepsContinue reading “Your my dog’s best friend…. & my tipsy proof summer knitting project.”
Tokyo’s Habu Summer Poncho
My husband traveled to Tokyo on a business trip several years ago and asked if I would like a souvenir from Japan. I jested he buy me one-of-a-kind yarn from Avril Yarn, Tokyo, Japan known in the USA as Habu Textiles in New York City, NY. If you can picture this: A six foot five inchContinue reading “Tokyo’s Habu Summer Poncho”