Monthly Archives: December 2008

another scrumble mailed overseas

I’m still doing the International Freeform Crochet’s scrumble exchange, but my progress has been slow. This is the 10th piece I’ve finished, and it was just mailed off on Monday. It’s for Rita in Tasmania, Australia. She requested colors from … Continue reading

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Malabrigo sock scarf

This beautiful yarn needed to become a scarf, and the easy drop stitch pattern goes quickly and shows off the colors well. Maybe I’ll use some of my other Malabrigo Sock colors to make actual socks. But maybe not!

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Gift yarn

What a wonderful thing. The nice thing about freeform knitting and crochet is that you can use all types of yarns. The great thing about that is that people can give you gift yarn without worrying about quantities and matching. … Continue reading

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Christmas knitting finally done!

And I decided to knit only one gift. Why was this so hard to complete!?! Anyway, the socks are finished, and I really like them. I think that Allan will, too. The sock blockers are for my size (women’s 9) … Continue reading

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crochet fingerless gloves

I wondered if fingerless gloves would be quicker in crochet. I’ve made lots of knitted mitts, but wanted to try some in crochet. A back issue of Crochet Today magazine had a pattern for a pair that looked nice. They … Continue reading

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need a quick gift?

This scarf is a new version of one I crocheted a little while back. Originally worked in Jitterbug, the pattern was written as a way to use that fabulous merino sock yarn some way other than knitting socks. Also, I … Continue reading

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One of my friends from way back has just become an aunt. Sounded like a good reason to use this fabulous super wash pink merino yarn. The label says that it’s Liisu Superwash Merino, but I think this company may … Continue reading

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