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Throwback Thursday!

June 13, 2016- When I finished the biggest item Ive ever made.

Ive actually thought about making another one. With lighter colors, more purple, and another design. There were a few finished designs to choose from depending on how many panels you wanted to make.

Ive wanted to make this a wall hanging but I don’t have enough wall space for something this size yet. For now it sits in an airtight bag.

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Crochet stuff · WIPS

New Project Monday

If you didnt catch my Year of Projects post from yesterday , check it out here or just continue reading.

I actually have 4 new projects. I always seem to have more than one WIP . ( work in progress) Some I forget for a few weeks, some for months. I have some going on years.

Up first…. I love scarecrows. So I wanted to make a cute little cuddler. ( Pattern by Once Upon a Hook crochet) I have the front and back panels done. This week I plan to make the legs and arms and the other little pieces  for him. Behind the cuddler is a scarecrow flag…. or will be. Pattern by Snappy Tots

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Also by Snappy Tots , Sweet Ridges Cupcake bag… I don’t really like working with thick yarn but I wanted to use this skein of Bernat Baby blanket yarn from my stash and Hometown USA Phoenix Azalea.

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And closing out this post is Fair Isle slippers from Crochet magazine , Winter 2019 issue. As you can see I just started. I have small feet so I am making the 5/6 size which is the smallest size and they are about a half inch big 🙂

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A Year of Projects

YOP9 Wk 18

Erin is back.. back again, Erin is back , tell a friend…lol

Another Halloween season is done……I made a total of 57 hats from 9/1 – 10/ 26. That to me is Halloween season. My total is up by 5 from last year of 52. ( I wish I could make 50 hats a month all year long 🙂  )

Below are the new hats for the season. I sold a few Raggedy Ann hats and the Minecraft Pig . As always my pig seller was the Edith Hats with 26  down from 33 from last year. The dancing snoopy hat I make was a bit popular too . 🙂

 

 

Moving on… To keep me motivated for the rest of Year 9 I decided to try my Hook Challenge again. A few years ago I said I wanted to make something with every hook I had. Projects are still in the works. I might start up next month.

Finishes other than Halloween stuff………

My name made with the c2c stitch…

colors used: Vanna’s Choice : E- Denim, R- Purple Mist, I- Rose Mist, N-Purple Mist ( this skein was darker )

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Little Santa Sack hat….. IMG_20191025_230830

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WIPS: Fair Isle Slippers from Crochet Magazine , Scarecrow cuddler,  Scarecrow flag & Cupcake bag.

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A Year of Projects · Crochet stuff · WIPS

YOP9 week 7

I have finally gotten around to writing A Year of Projects post for year 9 . I am not sure what I want to do make for year 9. I think mainly tops for myself. I have finished one (see below ) and I have 3 on the hook(s).

This is the Kanata Kerchief Tank. It looks good on the hanger but it makes me look fat! Its the XL . I should of made the medium. I like somewhat baggy t-shirts but this is way to much.

Yarn Used : Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle, Candy

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WORK IN PROGRESS..

Below is the Aestas Top. I LOVE THIS !! I have many more rows to go. I may never take it off when its finished. I am heading to Tampa on Monday and I was hoping to be able to wear this but I don’t think I will have time to finish it in time.

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver, Orchid.

 

Pattern Links:

Kanata Kerchief Tank 

Aestas Top

And I am still on my c2c obsession .. Lovable Loops had a Alphabet blanket crochet along back in January. I made an E. The rest of my name will be coming soon in other shades of purple. I used Red Heart yarn, super saver accent and with love metallic.

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And as you can see, my current book when I made this was Eleanor & Park. Which I love so much!!

 

 

 

Books of the Week:  The Cactus , and Fangirl ( the author of Eleanor & Park ❤ ).

 

 

 

Audio books: Girl Walks in to a Bar.. by Rachel Dratch ( former SNL member) and The Good, The Bad, and the Barbie 🙂

 

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At last, year 8 has come to an end.

Here is where I usually post a few collages of what Ive worked on over the past 12 months but I cant do that this time. I started out good but I just fizzled out on the crochet stuff towards the end this year.

I recently discovered this new to me crochet designer ; Disco Sloth Designs . I found her on Instagram. She had just started her c2c summer blanket crochet a long   (#c2csummerblanketcal ) Each week she posted 4 new c2c panels for the blanket. Stuff like a lady bug, the beach, a camper, tent, a rainbow, etc… summer stuff. Anyway, Ive made about 3 . I made them into wall decor.

More new stuff I am making for my etsy shop…. Baby Bibs. This one is perfect for the Miami Dolphins fan…lol I was about 80% done with it when I realized what the colors reminded me of.

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Well that’s it for year 8.

 

 

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