Category: crochet

My Inner Child Wants Everything to Be Rainbow-Colored: Afghan Edition

Raise your hand if you remember me starting a scrap project to use up the yarn left over from the scrap blanket I made for my daughter when she was born. Yes, I am a serial scrap blanket maker.  I pull out a pile of yarn (or fabric or cut up t-shirts… my desires to both thrift and make things… Read more →


My Castonitis has gone critical. Here’s my latest symptom: Mitered mittens; pattern by Elizabeth Zimmerman; yarn is Malabrigo.  What can I say?  My hands were cold Friday and Saturday.  By Sunday all arguments that I at least finish my scarf first–because I could use the leftover yarn and have matching accessories, a thing unheard of in this house–were broken down… Read more →


What is this? Crochet?!  Not just crochet but a giant granny square. Not just a giant crocheted granny square but I am watching Elizabeth Zimmermann‘s PBS series Knitting Workshop while I work on this!  The granddame of knitting – ha! Oh and I am breaking my no-TV resolution to boot!  Ha HA! And what happened to the Lace Ribbon?  Oh… Read more →

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