Slow Crafting Sunday

Happy Sunday! Today, an update on my projects: I have finished crocheting my first scrap magic ball. A simple Granny Stripe Afghan (based on the basic pattern by Attic24), this is to use up all my scraps (yarn from my Sampler Shawl, Newsboy Hat, Earl Grey Wrap and others used here) Now on hold until … Continue reading Slow Crafting Sunday

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Stitch Sampler Love

I love, love, love this finished object! On June 21st I cast on the Stitch Sampler Shawl, a free pattern on Ravlery (designer: On This Day Designs). I had planned on finishing this prior to a trip I had planned to California in September. I was knitting away... ...however, life got in the way and … Continue reading Stitch Sampler Love

Charity Sewing

Time to fill up my charity box! Via Pinterest I found this diagram (TheGatorProject.org): So off I went stash diving. I cut out several pieces of fleece (left over from my kid's blankets I made last year). I cut the instructed size, made sure my stretch was going the correct way and went to zigzag … Continue reading Charity Sewing

Cleo #3

I would love to say the third time is the charm...but it wasn't. I am determined to find the right fit for me with the Cleo Skirt. I realize it is meant to be a full skirt (lots of pleats, etc), but I can't get the sizing right. My first Cleo was done strictly by … Continue reading Cleo #3