Monthly Archives: December 2008

A note or three about substituting yarns in patterns…

So I was on Ravelry.com the other day, yeah I know how unusual right? Don’t I live there? Anywho…. I was on Ravelry.com looking through my projects, and saw that my Looks Knit Great Fit pattern had two other projects … Continue reading

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When it snows? Crochet!

yousif Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Well, the snow has made it imperative that I crochet, it started with hooking to make sure son had something warm on his hands, then it ended up being the … Continue reading

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Angle Pocket Purse

HomerMonkey 007 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Read the post below!

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Snow, Christmas Presents, and am I done yet?

I have been working like a mad woman getting things crocheted, but then we had snow, and my sons gloves were not really warm, they were water proof, but not warm…and so I had this white woolen yarn, that a … Continue reading

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Behold the Christmas Monkey

HomerMonkey 001 Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Ok…I do not like making dolls, but this one was a labor of quirky love for my little Bro (well he’s 36 but he’s still my little bro)….He wanted … Continue reading

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Christmas, Oh Christmas…

Ok, like you I had this GRAND PLAN of making my Christmas/Holiday Gifts this year again. Hmmmm…why did I not do it last year, OH YEAH!!! I remember now! So, I’ve made a dolly purse, a Christmas Monkey that bears … Continue reading

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Alternative yarn….

So, here I’m going through what my friend and I lovingly called the “Feed Store” which is actually called the “Country Store” (of Skagit Valley Farmers Supply Coop)….cause they always have cool gifts and interesting items for the hard to … Continue reading

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