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Dreamcatcher tutorial and purchase

Dreamcatcher tutorial and purchase

Many, many thanks to all who participated in my Giveaway.  Such wonderful and warm blog comments, I am really touched! And thanks again to the nice folks at White Oak Lavender Farm who donated lavender lotion and oil. Well, unfortunately there can only be one winner and […]

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crocheted vegetable potholder

crocheted vegetable potholder

Spring time is my favorite!  Our back yard has the perfect shade of green and I love the smells and colors of blooming flowers in my garden: Oh, how beautiful it is! You spot my buttercups? Last Wednesday I visited our local farmers’ market to purchase not […]

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Tutorial crocheted blossoms

Tutorial crocheted blossoms

When you live in or around the Washington DC area, this time of the year is extra special.  Very, very soon the cherry blossom trees will be in full bloom.  The excitement is building up after St. Patrick’s Day when the weather is slowly getting warmer: A […]

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Infinity scarfs in Red Heart Unforgettable yarn

Infinity scarfs in Red Heart Unforgettable yarn

Here we are: the beginning of a whole new year.   I cannot help though to become quite melancholic when I reflect how fast life goes.  Is this a sign that I become older?  I once read  that life seems to pass more quickly as you get older. […]

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Tutorial crochet candle jar cover

Tutorial crochet candle jar cover

  Don’t you think those candle covers look great?  I think it is such a fun idea but I decided to make one that is more practical than the ones in this picture.  I would never forgive myself if my candle cover would cause a house fire..Oh […]

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Tutorial hand crochet collar

Life is full of surprises, right?  I have a wonderful and true story about a family member I never knew I had.   But before I start my story I like to share with you my newest creation, a hand crocheted Peter Pan collar.   So delicate […]

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Simple crocheted infinity scarf

A Simple infinity scarf, with the emphasis on Simple!  Last month was the birthday of one of my younger sisters and when I asked what she wanted for her birthday she did not hesitate:  a crocheted scarf and she already had a pattern in mind.  Before long […]

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Block crocheted bedspread in blue

You feel a bit “blue”?   Grab yourself a crochet hook, a ball of soft yarn and start.  Creative activities like crocheting or knitting can create a feel-good high.  Did you know that?  Timing was right for me to finish this project.   I am renovating one […]

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Crocheted baby jacket, hat and booties

I do not remember when and for who I decided to make this aqua colored hand crocheted baby outfit.   And the next question is:  why didn’t I bother to finish this? I found  this one in my large container of unfinished projects, luckily not eaten by moths […]

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Week 1: UnFinished Objects or UFOs

I feel very courageous today.   Let me tell you a secret…it is about a grey plastic storage bin in the corner of my storage room.  This “elephant in the room” so to speak.  No more glancing over to that corner, oh no, I will open up […]

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