A while back I was at a LYS and fell in love with Plymouth Yarn Encore Dynamo color 041. A combination of grays, oranges and greens. Not everyone's cup of tea, but I love it. I decided to make a free pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, a cropped raglan cardigan. Very Pink Knits has a … Continue reading Raglan Cardigan
Good morning! This week I made some nice progress on my Make & Do Easy Breezy Crochet Shrug. I completed the sleeves. I have say, I had to rip out the first sleeve a few times due to my misreading the pattern. Actually, it was as if I had pattern blindness. I couldn't figure out … Continue reading Evolution of a Crochet Shrug Part Two
On my YOP list was Two of Wands Movie Night Cocoon Shrug. Although I plan on making it, as I went through my Pinterest crochet board I realized I have A LOT of sweaters and shrugs from Make & Do pinned. I had purchased Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Blend yarn during a sale. I thought … Continue reading Evolution of a Crochet Shrug
I have my first finished project from my current Year of Projects list. You may remember my Nightshift Shawl by Drea Renee Knits. (Before blocking) I enjoyed making that shawl, but it is a lot of shawl for me to wear as I tend to get very hot easily. So, I decided to make The … Continue reading YOP: Finished Project
I am happy to report I have cast off my FIRST sweater! It all began when the pattern for The Easy Bulky One by Joji was released. I promptly purchased it and the recommended yarn, Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (purchased online from a lovely shop-Wool & Co.-they packaged the yarn so beautifully!) Then, I did … Continue reading Evolution of a Sweater
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
Good morning! I have added several magic balls to my stash buster granny afghan. There is absolutely no thought into the order of the colors, totally random as I find quarter and half skeins in my stash. I find it fun to change color and remember what project I made. I have also started a … Continue reading Adding Magic