Category Archives: crochet

MMMay: Filling a Niche

The latest me made shawl with a thrifted dress waiting to be altered Sometimes being good really does pay off.   Worries about having clothes to wear when we visit my grandparents, or really at all this summer have kept me in the sewing … Continue reading

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Calling All Multicrafters: OAL2017

Calling All Multicrafters! It’s time to prepare for OAL2017, hosted by Lauren Taylor of  Lladybird and Andi Satterlund of Untangling Knots.  During the Outfit Along you make one sewn and one knitted (or crocheted) garment to complete an outfit.  OAL2016 encouraged me … Continue reading

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Happy Day After Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day was a great day spent hanging out with the family.  Today has been day one of Reclaim the House part 2000.  We bought piles of used children’s books at a book sale and the idea was I’d clear … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May 2017 Fail Day + 2 New

So far MMM has been interesting.  I did well on Day one…I remembered my underwear.  My new Roses and Thorns shawl covered a dress I’d had made for me. On day two, I wore the outfit I made for OAL2016; a … Continue reading

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Parts of Things

Bear with me.  This rambles a little, but I’ve no finished projects to share just many parts. The only day I didn’t have a little person with me this week was the day I was in the hospital for some … Continue reading

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Hat Trick

A full outfit by me: a Pauline Alice Rosari Skirt in charcoal pinwale corduroy,  a Cashmerette Concord in pink 100% cotton jersey and a Vicky Chan Ada Lacy Shells Top in Ella Rae lace merino, which is heavy enough to almost be fingering … Continue reading

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Uluru Muscari

Happy Turkey Day! Still digging this yarn.  The above picture of the shawl is pretty accurate colorwise.  The yarn might be just a hair more bluish.  This was the second skein of Uluru I found in my tote of “not roving after … Continue reading

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