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Crochet Baby Yoda Hat 2

Baby Yoda Hat Crochet Pattern

Inspired by a special request from my niece and her husband who wanted a special “Yoda hat” for their newborn baby boy. I was given a picture and did research and found a pattern...

Sunny Days Sunday Shawl 0

Sunny Days Sunday Shawl

Inspired by a color scheme I found online called “Sunny Days” these 5 colors came together beautiful in a version of The Sunday Shawl pattern by Alia Brand (The Little Bee) . I crocheted...

Whiritoa Knitted Hat Pattern 0

Whiritoa Knitted Hat Pattern

This knitted hat pattern called Whiritoa by Paula Henley on Ravelry was another great project to take along on my trip to Washington State. I enjoyed knitting it in the air and finished it...

Lotus Mesh Cuff 2

Lotus Mesh Cuff

I purchased this Lotus Mesh Cuff pattern from The Little Bee on Ravelry (the designer of the Sunday Shawl). Her instructions are very clear and easy to follow. She includes lots of great pictures...

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Homemade Drop Biscuits

Adding a little cornmeal to the flour mix makes these drop biscuits special. The recipe is easy to whip up in the morning. I love fresh baked goodness like these simple biscuits served with...

How to Cast On Knitting 0

How to Cast On Knitting

In this video I show you how I cast on using the Continental “long tail” method. I learned to cast on knitting this way while I lived in Germany many years ago. I also...

Simple Knit Hat 16

Simple Chunky Knit Hat

This pattern works up quickly and doesn’t take much yarn. In fact, if you’re like me you might have some chunky yarn in your stash left over from other projects and that is exactly...

Baby Rag Quilt 0

Baby Rag Quilt

I had been admiring these type of quilts for a while and was inspired to create one for my great nephew due on Valentine’s Day 2015… which happens to be today! He hasn’t made...

Knitted Shrug made by marni 99

Simple Knitted Shrug

The inspiration for this pattern came from the need for a shoulder shrug to wear before Barre class. Not that I take Barre classes, but I know someone who does and she suggested a...