Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Broomstick Lace Capelet

Broomstick Lace Capelet Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). I know, I know. I have been SOOOOOOOOOO bad about posting on this blog! But never fear, I have moved my CLF blog over to wordpress, and now … Continue reading

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Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace has eluded me for five years. I have tried off an on to follow the instructions in one of my vintage stitch guides, to no avail. Finally I decided enough was enough, and I ponied up for a … Continue reading

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Crochet, Library, and so on…

I have been a busy little beaver crocheting for the new CLF Book, and trying to save my local library. The library is only a “pilot project” until June of 2010. Our friends group, Camano Island Library Friends is currently … Continue reading

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Cama Beach, Yarn, Music and More…

I got this sent to me in my email from a friend…and well since they said to forward it out, I’m going to take the liberty of amusing you with the words of Skeeter Daddle (missionary of the South End … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Yarn: Crochet Edition

So, I’m still waiting a few more days for my shoulder to repair until I can spin. The range of motion has increased expotentially with a really good LMP, and some wonderful aromatherapy products from http://www.zsremedies.com, of course I get … Continue reading

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Crocheting with Textured Yarn…

  Spuntastik! Knaughty Yarn Originally uploaded by CMHS yarn & designs (laurie wheeler). Here is a Knot or Knepp yarn. You can find these made by handspinners, or in stores that sell novelty yarn. Many people are afraid of working … Continue reading

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Finally! Got the cover art changed!

Ok, I know it’s no fun to buy a pattern without cover art, but for some reason when ever I go to upload my patterns there has to be SOMETHING that goes wrong. It usually involves the uploading of a … Continue reading

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