Monthly Archives: August 2013

Craft Room Art

My granddaughter painted this blue bird for my birthday several years ago. It has been hanging by my front door, but I think it goes well with the “birdie” theme of the Room. It will have a place of honor … Continue reading

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Finished Fair Isle Tote

All done and ready to fill with yarn for my next project. And if my hand sewing doesn’t hold up, I can always resew the lining on the machine. Who knows, I may start hand sewing everything… hmmmmm.  

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Snuggly Stash Sock: A Pattern

Using two balls of worsted weight yarn from your stash (I am using Plymouth Encore) and size 10.5 doublepoint needles: Cast on 28 stitches. Arrange stitches as follows: 10 stitches on needle 1, 10 stitches on needle 2, 8 stitches … Continue reading

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Texas Summer

Crape Myrtles reaching for the sun. Texas Sage in bloom. With a bumblebee. Cross Vines in yellow. Gotta love Texas summers, the colors are as hot as the temperatures!

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DragonFly Summer

It has been a hot and humid summer this year, perfect for dragonflies.

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Stash Socks

Bustin’ the stash and getting ready for cooler weather at the same time. This is my favorite (and easiest) sock pattern. I use two strands of worsted weight yarn with size 10.5 double points, cast on 28, 10 rows ribbing, … Continue reading

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Rex, the Cammie Hammie

I don’t have an adorable dog or cat to photograph with my yarn (maybe someday) so how about a dwarf hamster? He is not easy to capture on camera because he is always wearing camo. And he never stops moving. … Continue reading

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Straight Lines

The zipper is in but apparently straight lines are not my forte. I briefly considered putting it away until the sewing machine is back in its home, but the primitive look is kind of growing on me.

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Hand Sewing

Can’t wait for the Room to be finished so I converted the bed into a cutting board and am going to give hand sewing a shot. This will be the lining for my fair isle tote. The only issue might … Continue reading

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Fun With Paint

Love my hubby 🙂

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