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may 11th

  • Posted on May 13, 2019 at 4:16 pm

one more row….
may 11

may 5th

  • Posted on May 6, 2019 at 8:19 am

still chugging along….

with all that’s been going on with my life it’s a good thing this has such a little time commitment every day!
may 5

april 26th

  • Posted on April 27, 2019 at 9:49 am

yay for spring!
april 26 temperature tracker 2

april 20th

  • Posted on April 22, 2019 at 9:39 am

looks like i may be able to start my spring summer blanket this week, so i’m posting the (hopefully) last day of the winter one till next fall!
april 20

april 12

  • Posted on April 18, 2019 at 2:20 pm

april 12
another row done. i’m hoping that before the end of this month i will be able to finally start the spring-summer one.

end of march

  • Posted on April 3, 2019 at 8:38 am

the last day of march was actually the end of the row. the weather is still all over the place, but starting to get more spring like. i can hear the birds chirping when i sit in my living room, even with the windows closed. (hope that means they are just on the roof, not in the roof, but that is another concern altogether!)
anyway, here is my blanket till the end of march
march 31

dyeing or dying

  • Posted on March 29, 2019 at 11:47 am

coasters
coasters 3
fleurs 1
fleur 2
single coaster 2
i’ve been taking a break from dolly stuff to whip up some crocheted cotton coasters and flowers for a class on dyeing that we will be teaching to our esl knitting/crocheting group. you should have seen the look on some of their faces when we announced the class. i quickly had to explain what a homonym was and that we were going to be coloring stuff, not killing them!

march 19

  • Posted on March 21, 2019 at 4:10 pm

i got my longest row done and get to start building up the other side
march 19

crocheted amigurumi bear

  • Posted on March 9, 2019 at 9:00 am

once again this year i decided to try crocheting a teddy bear for my girls using lace weight thread. i started with a bunch of patterns, used bits and pieces from each and did a lot of improvising
amigurumi bear felted
For a yarn that normally felts if you look at it wrong, this was surprisingly hard to felt. I tried several sessions of wetting then tumbling inn hottest dryer with lots of balls/towels to agitate, then spent 1/2hour+ wetting and rubbing till my thumbs were raw just to achieve a slightly fuzzy look. Moral of the story to keep mal lace from felting badly, crochet with a small hook!
amigurumi bear felted
he also came out a lot bigger than i had planned. i was hoping for a 3 inch bear when i started, but quickly realized he was going to be at least twice that size. i like him anyway, but he’s def too big for my girls to play with

march 7 temperature tracker

  • Posted on March 8, 2019 at 3:37 pm

and another row done
march 7