Saturday, August 31, 2013

100% Cotton Love!

I love these cotton thread colours.
I plan to make wash cloths for my sisters for Christmas,
coupled with a homemade bar of lavender soap.
Only four months away!!!

Adorable crocheted Dachshund I found on Pinterest.
I'm not sure of it's origin though.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Day Two of Tunisian Crochet Lessons


So fare I've managed to keep up with the video lesson...

The first five rows of the wash cloth project are complete!

So far I've learned Tunisian Simple Stitch and knit stitch.

Can you see the difference between the two stitches?

My hands are tired.
Time for a break!

Thursday, August 29, 2013

First Attempt

Ok, this is my very first attempt at Tunisian Crochet...

I'm using Lily Sugar'nCream 100% Cotton Hot Orange.
It's a little stiff but I'm making a wash cloth.

Hook size (afghan hook or tunisian hook) name is interchangeable.

Ok, I needed video instruction too...

Yay for Craftsy!
I found this class for 25% off too!

Let the learning begin!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

New Challenge...

I've always liked this look
but never really knew what it was called...

This will be a new challenge for me to learn!

I learn better by watching.
I wonder if there are any videos/tutorials for
learning how to tunisian crochet?

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Crochet and Knit Neon Combined!

I really like this combination!

Neon will definitely show up on the ski slops!

Now only if the weather would hurry up
and get colder! 

Monday, August 26, 2013

Knit Neon Project

Decided to make a neon green knitted...?


I'm not sure what this will turn into.


I'm thinking maybe a scarf.



I really love how this drapes too!


Sunday, August 25, 2013

Crochet Neon Project

A quick and easy crochet project.
Took me less than 40 minutes to wip up this
crocheted head band.
I used two different size hooks.
I started with J hook
and switched to N hook.
Then finished with J hook again.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Dachshund Adoration



This is Natasha 

and this is Natalia


They spend allot of hours doing this...

they live a pampered life

They wanted to keep me company
in my comfy chair
while I sat a doodled


They are just too cute!



Friday, August 23, 2013

Doodle Time

Time for a
wee bit
of doodling...

Pandora's playing
loudly...

I've got halloween
costumes on my mind too...

Random Dance Party

I really like this gel pen


Thursday, August 22, 2013

Spinach Egg Bake

I enjoy finding
new recipes to try...

This was my first attempt at an egg spinach bake...

I found this yummy one
 over at Kalyn's Kitchen
Click here for link

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Getting Know My Wool

Just finished viewing the
the FREE online
mini-course
Know Your Wool
Wow, it is really interested and informative
and
FREE
at
Craftsy.com

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

New Camouflage Crocheted Beanie

I'm using the very same pattern
HERE
for the blue crocheted beanie
but this time I'm
using heavier weight yarn
and larger crochet hook
to make a camouflage beanie
for my grandson...

I'm also making one for his Daddy.
I start the very same way,
as the blue beanie pattern
But increase a few extra rows
as per the measurements
of his head.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Swatches

I have started to notice
that I'm creating allot of swatches again.
I think it might be time to create a wee bit
of public art
:)

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Weekend Silliness

Happy Saturday folks.
Hope you're waddling through it
happily!

My dachshund
photo edited
:)

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