Category Archives: crafts

Beary Backpack

Beary Backpack Originally uploaded by CLF Fearless? Leader. Ok, Christmas is long past, but I made this as a Christmas present. The two stuffed animals were “rescues” from a thrift store. I’ve blogged my doll and bear rescue passion before. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Finally found the stitch…photos coming soon…

So, I’ve been in a funk. If you noticed I haven’t written much, and truth be told I have been busy, at home, with kids etc, especially with hubby working like a mad man in the time leading up to … Continue reading

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