Category Archives: crochet

Crochet Challenge

The local spinning guild had a meeting yesterday and one of the members brought a bag of yarn and challenged us all to make something for the homeless. It was perfect. When you have piles and piles of things to … Continue reading

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Yarn vs Yarn

What a difference a yarn can make. This red shawl was made using a lace weight wool (knitpicks in garnet) and the free Eva Shawl Pattern. The green shawl above uses a worsted cotton (Cascades Avalon) and the same pattern. … Continue reading

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Crocheted Hat

Have you noticed a dearth of crochet hat patterns for yarns finer than aran or worsted?  My preferred yarn for many projects is fingering and while many a hat would due well in a heavier weight yarn, a spring/summer hat … Continue reading

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Summer Sweater, Autumn Dress

While I was on hiatus, another Cashmerette Turner joined my wardrobe. A fall floral in maroon extended to maxi length and with my scoop neck and all the other alterations of the previous this one should get plenty of wear. … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival

A couple of weeks ago we visited a local fiber festival.  The rain kept all of the animals away much to the disappointment of my husband.  The kids got over it as soon as their little fingers touched fiber.  Soon … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2018 Final Days

Things were a bit all over the place this time-weather, me, my clothes. I wore a custom made dress once and two unblogged pieces, had to go from sun dresses to long sleeve maxis with shawls and the daily bathroom … Continue reading

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Remaking

Sewn garments aren’t the only things that sometimes need to be altered when you change size. This ball of yarn is a between sweater. It was the Ada I wore with my first Rosari skirt. Soon it will be a … Continue reading

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