Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ornament SAL – July Check-In

It’s the last Wednesday of the month, and time for another check in post. For my seventh ornament I stitched Dragon Dream’s St. George’s Gift, from the 1998 Just Cross Stitch ornament issue. It is stitched as per the pattern, … Continue reading

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I Choose You!

The title of today’s post is actually the North American title of the first every Pokémon episode. And, it seemed apropos for today’s finish: The Pokémon Sampler! It is done! And, honestly, I do find it kinda cute. And it … Continue reading

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Pokémon? Wha?

Oh, the things we do to accumulate more stash. In exchange for some acyrlic roving for spinning, I’m stitching this: The design is Pokémon Gameboy Sampler from FingerPricks. I’m stitching it as per the chart, using DMC, on some white … Continue reading

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Little Socks

Back at the end of June I mentioned that I was going to knit myself a pair of Turkish Bed Socks, partly because I wanted to try the new and interesting construction. (Sorry for the bad picture. The camera had … Continue reading

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Santa’s Not Journeying

Thank goodness Christmas is still so far away! I am not making much progress on Santa’s Journey Stocking. I am really pleased with how it is turning out, though. I’m regretting using aida, as I knew I would. But, really, … Continue reading

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Warm Ears

We’re in the middle of a heat wave? Well, let’s crochet a winter hat! As you can see, the little man is in training to become a sad etsy boyfriend one day. The pattern is Chullito by Erika Neitzke, and … Continue reading

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Dragon Scales

For the first time in quite a while, I’ve found myself not being particular interested in stitching. The little man is home for summer vacation, and it is just too hot and humid, even with the a/c on all day. … Continue reading

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