Just Chillin’ and relaxin’.

Just Chillin’ and relaxin’.

www.funkydeb.com Well, I couldn’t find the picture I wanted for this post but I thought you might enjoy this pic of our beloved bunny (deceased years ago).  He was so friendly and spunky. One of his lop ears was consistently up in the air whilst the other one was pointing down.  He was very unique and fun to have.  His name was Jo-jo. Save

The Rut Race

The Rut Race

Quote of the day: The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. —Marcel Proust Yes, sometimes we fall into a rut race with our crochet skills of which I am no different.  I have been ooooing and ahhhing at textured doilies.  The picture below is from Ravelry where you can buy the pattern to make this particular doily. I think that with more research of stitches, then I could attempt to make…

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The Joining

The Joining

Quote of the day: The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.   Helen Keller Boy oh boy; how time flies even when you’re not having fun!  But I guess life just happens eh.  I spent time cleaning up my kitchen floor from my landlord’s leaking dishwasher.  It just poured through the ceiling and burst 2 of the foamy type ceiling tiles.  It took a while to clean up and then the wife came home…

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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.