Zephyr 2021 Snowflake

Happy Holidays!! Today I share my 2021 Snowflake with you! Every year, I make snowflakes to giveaway to friends, family and my co-workers.  These little snowflakes make great little ornaments for a Christmas tree or to decorate a snowy window. This snowflake works up quick in 3 rounds.  Finished Size  2.75” diameter Materials                                                       Aunt Lydia’s Classic CrochetContinue reading “Zephyr 2021 Snowflake”

New Patterns Available

So, it’s been a while since my last post.  Sometimes it gets tricky fitting everything in but now there seems to be more time while be stuck inside to stay safe at home. So maybe I can catch up on the things I think about doing but haven’t given them to time.  Things like publishingContinue reading “New Patterns Available”

Alert! New Patterns!

As summer is nearing an end, it is time to gear up for Autumn with cowls and shawls. Introducing a few new patterns… As a member of the Darn Good Yarn Club, I enjoy creating items from the fun yarns I receive.  The Aqua Lace Cowl is an asymmetric triangle cowl.  It finishes off withContinue reading “Alert! New Patterns!”

New Year – New Pattern

Welcome to 2019! Out with the polka dots of 2018 moving onto to stripes in 2019! Wishing good thoughts and love for 2019. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama  For the holidays I designed my own little Snowflake to make for family and friends.  It is a lovely lace snowflake inContinue reading “New Year – New Pattern”

Finished Object Friday

Introducing this lovely finished object… It is a Tunisian design by Christina Adorjan, titled Schmetterwurm.  It is a free pattern on ravelry. In my stable of stash I had the right amount of yarn.  I used two colors of Premier Yarns, Cotton Fair a lovely cotton acrylic blend and an F cable hook.   Being left-handedContinue reading “Finished Object Friday”

Warm-up America Block

My local knitting and crochet group is working on some Warm-up America blankets to donate locally in our area.   So I set to work with some, I love this yarn from Hobby Lobby and an I hook,  made this… a Tunisian block.   Here is the pattern… Size: 7″ x 9″  With a worstedContinue reading “Warm-up America Block”

Thread Tunisian Shawl

Sometimes it is good to have more than one project in progress.  I always have more than one work in progress and this is one of them…. This is the Hobby Lobby version of the Bernat Acrylic thread in color Lily Pond.   I am a center pull person, so I squash the cardboard cone…. Continue reading “Thread Tunisian Shawl”

Happy Spring! A foundation sc Tutorial

I am so happy to welcome Spring today!  I look forward to warmer days and spring blossoms. Yesterday I showed you a new design, Seed Stitch Headband.  Today I will show you how to foundation single crochet (fsc) over a ponytail elastic. Let’s meet the characters…  Serenity Garden from Deborah Norville, a G hook, andContinue reading “Happy Spring! A foundation sc Tutorial”

Lucy Ring Tutorial

Last night I made this ring playing around with popcorn stitches…. (another painting project) then I made a couple more… Now I will show you how to make your own, meet the characters…. First,  how to make a popcorn (pc) stitch, this popcorn is made with 5 dc into the ring,  then you will dropContinue reading “Lucy Ring Tutorial”