Monthly Archives: February 2008

When the sunshines!

sunset2 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Ok, photography isn’t my thing. Since I don’t have the greatest vision in the world normally I don’t take a lot of photos! But, the other day, I had my … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year…

Winter’s on the way out, and the early signs of spring are happening! We’ve had several sunny days in a row that were not bitterly cold! In fact it was a down right balmy 55 degrees the other day (that’s … Continue reading

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Ode to Granny Squares

Ok, a lot of people have “issues” with granny squares.¬† They need to get over themselves, and quickly. Or they can keep their cute little mouths shut. Because, most of the detractors against this staple of crochet, a) Cannot crochet … Continue reading

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Scrumblinis… What the heck are they?

Scrumblinis are little balls of yarn (anywhere from 10 to 30 yards) of handspun deliciousness made by yours truly (and when orders get really high! Some of my handspinning friends!)… ¬†Scrumblini is a term I came up with small balls … Continue reading

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Progress Report…

I promise I will have more pictures soon…I am developing the CEEEEEEEEEUTEST felted slipper pattern. This I am afraid will not be a free pattern, mostly because a) I am having to make many of these slippers to figure out … Continue reading

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Stitch Stirrers Prompt: Crochet Favorites…

Ah back to Stitch Stirring! I have been remiss, for that I deeply and humbly apologise. My excuse? Well, it’s not an excuse really, I just haven’t had time. SO without further ado… What is (are) my favorite thing(s) about … Continue reading

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A day at Madrona Fiber Festival

Ok… I have a mixed review of the Fiber Festival, at least from a crochet afficionado perspective. ¬†1) Seeing Myra was awesome, Myra Wood is someone I can’t brag about enough. She is talented, fun, professional, and one of the … Continue reading

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