Tag Archives: yarn

More Crochet Textures

I continue to be fascinated with the variety of textures that be created with crochet. While some look similar there are subtle variations that make them unique. This is the Crunch stitch.  It is a tight pattern that looks similar … Continue reading

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Shaping up the Crochet

Now that I’ve learned the crochet basics, I’ve challenged myself to follow instructions to learn to make shapes. I guess I’m really thinking spring because I first tried flowers using two different methods.  I like the yellow one better since … Continue reading

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Relearning to Crochet

I’ve been trying to think of projects that weren’t labor intensive since I’m having back problems again.  My son and his family gave me a set of ergonomic crochet hooks for my birthday.  Then for some reason I started getting … Continue reading

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Finishing the Panels

Last week I showed you two large panels I made using scraps.  Since then I created three more. One long panel.   Two short ones. Here they are laid out on the floor.   Here’s the final project.   So, … Continue reading

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Creating Panels for a New Project

I had such a good time using my scraps and embellishments for my coupon case, I decided to do a larger project using panels.  And using up more of my scraps. Here is the first large panel.  I started on … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarves and Some Yarn

I managed to get  couple more scarves done this week. I forgot to get shots of them before I wet them but here they are finished and drying. I lightened them so they are more the colour they will be when … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Challenge

What happened to the other 2 Quarterly challenges?! As Ruth said, this year we’re focusing on felting techniques. My first thought (rather obviously, most of you will think) was embellishments. I’ve blathered on enough about embellishment fibres in the past … Continue reading

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