Monthly Archives: June 2008

little bitty spiral

This new tape measure cover is a little something for Madge’s birthday. It seemed to want to blend into this blue-green hosta.

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pillow rescue

I knitted this pillow years ago when we moved into our house, and it was pretty plain and boring. Nice, but boring. The Freeformations group on Ravelry has challenges every month for fun, and this month the name of the … Continue reading

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a new afghan square

Mmmmm, Malabrigo! Such a nice yarn to work with. The color has much more red in it than the picture suggests. Eventually this will be another square for Caroline’s blanket.

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fresh stashbuster

On a recent trip to Bella Filati, the yarn shop in Southern Pines, the ladies showed me a really cool throw made with Tunisian crochet using many strands of yarn at once. I immediately bought the very large hook the … Continue reading

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new territory

Trying something a little different. A month or so ago, a crochet customer asked me about crocheted socks. I’ve knitted bunches of socks, but I hadn’t tried crocheting them. I told her about a pattern I’d seen on Ravelry that … Continue reading

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squared off

The afghan square now looks like a square. I used a cardboard cut out 8″ square to help determine where I needed to add stitches. The cardboard square is really the way to go when you’re making something to be … Continue reading

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spirals to be squared

Alright, I officially have too many projects going. Last time I looked at my Ravelry page, there were nine works in progress. Ugh. But I like them all. This one is another group afghan project for Caroline, who will graduate … Continue reading

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