Brainstorming patterns.

Brainstorming patterns.

Quote of the day: Aim at nothing and you’ll succeed.  (Anonymous) First of all, spring is here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, I saw this pattern on a Russian site and thought that I would try it.  Yikes, I thought.  How do I join them? how do I do this and that?  Take a look: So I was thinking, okay, I’ll crochet these circles first, with ecru, big ball, from Michael’s, probably number 10 thread, using number 2 hook (1 1/2 mm. hook).  And…

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Lacy Fan Bookmarks Pattern

Lacy Fan Bookmarks Pattern

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Not only must we be good but we must also be good for something. (Henry David Thoreau) American instructions: Begin: Leaving a 4 inch thread, make ch 8 and join with sl st to form a ring. Fan 1, Row 1: Into the loop work: (1 sc, ch 2) counts as first dc, 13 dc (14 in all). Turn. Fan1, Row 2: Work (1 sc, ch 2) into first dc, work ch 1, 1 dc into…

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Free Retro Pattern

Free Retro Pattern

Hello everyone.  I have been looking through my stash of crochet magazines and found an old retro crochet book.  I was quite excited. The above purse is so pretty however I’ve never made it myself.  The picture is in black and white which opens up countless options for colors and color combinations for this lovely bag.  As well, I love the shell stitch pattern; it always turns out gorgeous. So I’m hoping that some of you might tackle this pattern…

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Howdy all!

Howdy all!

This is my new blog!  I hope to get all my ducks in a row and get my mo jo goin’.  I plan to make this blog something that will interest and intrigue many of you out there who love to crochet, cook, and DIY. Well, I have lots to do now!  Ta ta.