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Cabin Fever Crochet 2016

Well that was quite a storm! I’m here on my second snow day from work. I haven’t left my apartment since last Friday. Well, I’ve gone for walks around the neighborhood but otherwise I have been cooped up.  And there are only so many times one can rearrange bookshelves. (Last count: 3.) Like any crochetholic,…… Continue reading Cabin Fever Crochet 2016

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Craftolution Creation: Chunky Cowl

For December (my final 2014 Craftolution project!), I made this chunky brown cowl. It is made with Michael’s Loops and Threads yarn (Charisma), and is ridiculously soft and warm.

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Craftolution Creation: Boucle-Trim Scarf

November can be gray and drab, so I wanted to add a pop of color. I combined a black cashmere-blend yarn with pink boucle to add a little brightness and softness to an otherwise dreary month:

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Craftolution Creation: Sunset Waves Scarf

  When I put the colors together, they reminded me of the ocean at sunset: blues, greens, purples. It just seemed right to use a chevron pattern.   February’s scarp yarn project:


From Cabin Fever to Crafting Fever

With this year’s Never-Ending Winter, people must be suffering some pretty serious cabin fever. Thankfully, the Olympics are on, and there’s always catching up on (i.e., binge-watching) your favorite TV shows, renting movies on demand,  and reading all those books you didn’t have time to get to before. All of these things are great, but…… Continue reading From Cabin Fever to Crafting Fever

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside…

Listening to the weather forecast for the Northeast over these past few days just makes me ache.   The thought of cold and the thought of having to shove the continuous mountains of snow that insist on dropping from the sky…brrrr! I made these scarves with my former-life in the NE in mind. They are…… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside…

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Craftolution Creation: Picket-Fences Scarf

First creation in my Craftolution Project! I call this the Picket-Fences Scarf because it reminds me of the old picket fence we used to have around our yard in Massachusetts. It is made with worsted weight yarn.

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Wrapping Up…

All these frigid temperatures just make me want to wrap up and hunker down with a good book and a hot tea. Hope this gallery warms you up a little!  

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Sapphire Neck Warmer

SAPPHIRE NECK WARMER   The deep blue of the sapphire gem livens up even the dreariest of days. This neckwarmer brings the jewel-toned goodness to a day at the office, which is always chillier than it needs to be.