Tag Archives: Crochet

Fluffy Meringue

Caron Cakes, a new-ish yarn from Yarnspirations, was created last year in celebration of Caron’s 100th anniversary. It is a beautiful self-stripping yarn (20% wool/80% acrylic) that was meant to be available exclusively at Michaels for only a short time. … Continue reading

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Gifted Stitching

Hello, Stitchy Friends! Christmas is now over and the end of the year is getting closer. Around here it is time for quietness, reflection, and planning (and a little bit of Boxing Day shopping…). Tomorrow I will be sharing my … Continue reading

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Socks for Life

Long time readers will know that I love knitting socks. According to my Ravelry notebook, I’ve knit somewhere around 65 or 70 pairs since I learned to knit about eight years ago. Although I haven’t been knitting much lately (thanks … Continue reading

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Baby Purse

When I was a very little girl I had a cute little purse that could be converted into a bed for a baby doll. I remember loving the purse so much. Unfortunately, my little guy isn’t interested in purses or … Continue reading

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Review: Red Heart Scrubby Yarn

Socks may be my favourite project to knit, but I also love quick little projects that provide a big sense of accomplishment. I have a huge pile of dishcloths made with kitchen cotton, and they work great. But, when I … Continue reading

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Book Review – Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies

It seems to be baby season around here again. Two friends of mine, who just happen to be sisters, are both due to have their second child; one in June and the other in September. (In a weird bit of … Continue reading

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Book Review – Crochet Stories: Grimms’ Fairy Tales

I am really enjoying the Crochet Stories series from Dover. The latest volume is called Crochet Stories: Grimms’ Fairy Tales by Vanessa Putt. Just like the previous volume, Crochet Stories: E. T. A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker, this book intersperses stories … Continue reading

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