2020 Year in Review

Looking back over this year that seems to have lasted an eternity in blursdays and months that appeared then disappeared in a quasi-oblivion. It started off all peachy keen and then mid-January my co-worker said, “It’s coming” and I was like “what?” COVID-19! Then a few weeks, month or so later everything shut down exceptContinue reading “2020 Year in Review”

Zen Mandala

If you subscribe to Simply Crochet in Issue 105 you will find my latest design, the Zen Mandala! It is a meditative pattern with clusters, mesh lace and a bit of surface crochet! This design is also quick to make for it to make the issue I had to get is done and sent offContinue reading “Zen Mandala”

Berta T-Sweater

The Berta T-sweater is  a light weight, easy wear top. The sleeves are worked along with the body.  This inclusively sized top, has a 2-inch ease. It is worked in two easy pieces from the bottom up. It is then seamed at the sides and shoulders. It is the perfect top for any season and for anyContinue reading “Berta T-Sweater”

Dope Women Creating!

Do you follow @channypeascorner on Instagram? Yes, you Rock! No? Well you should. One day Channy posted this quote, “Never Stop Creating New Stuff” and some of us responded. And she created the Dope Women Creating Collaboration. We are DOPE makers! We are offer enamel pins, patterns, yarn, stickers, stitch markers, project bags, earrings andContinue reading “Dope Women Creating!”

Operation Snowflake

Each year to give as gifts to family and friends, I make snowflakes. I give one to each of my co-workers, which works well for remembering how many years I have worked at the library. They are a token of my love and appreciation. Generally I make about 50-60 or more. Quick 2-3 round snowflakesContinue reading “Operation Snowflake”

The Inside Story of Elecktra Cowl

A day in the life of this yarn junkie. The story behind my Elecktra Cowl Pattern Most days I am crocheting and listening to a book. I get ready for work then sit down with my crochet and an audio book, crocheting until I have to leave.  Most days I pay attention to the time butContinue reading “The Inside Story of Elecktra Cowl”

Aurelia Shawlette

This beautiful shawl is done! So my first project of the BIPOC MAL is complete and I really love the mesh lace! It is the Aurelia Shawlette by Brittany Garber. I took these pictures real quickly one morning last week before having to go to work. The yarn is Mitchell Creations in DK wt. colorContinue reading “Aurelia Shawlette”

Work in progress Wednesday

So this is one of my multiple works in progress. I started my first project for the BIPOC MAL. I am working up Aurelia Shawlette by Brittany Garber. And at first I picked out some fingering weight because I will pick out yarn, wind it and then read the pattern. So since this pattern callsContinue reading “Work in progress Wednesday”

New Warm Items

This is my recent design, Autumn Accessories Set published in Simply Crochet Magazine! The set includes an ear warmer, cowl and fingerless mitts. The yarn used in this particular pattern is Scheepjes Yarn, Chunky Monkey. It is a gorgeous, heavy worsted to bulky acrylic yarn. For this design, I wanted to incorporate a lacy patternContinue reading “New Warm Items”

Starting today!!

Join me in participating in the BIPOC MAL sponsored by Desamour Designs! It is running from October 1st – December 18. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet new people, try new pattern and make new friends! There are some easy to follow rules and chances to win prizes!! I have picked out my nineContinue reading “Starting today!!”