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More on the hat…

here is a pic of the hat at its current state.  this is from the top down. I will probably work on it some more tonight.  I REALLY! REALLY! like the colors together.  I am liking the spiral and might just go with that all the way down rather than switching to the checkerboard pattern

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My new hat

definitely crocheting a hat.. new colors.. purple and teal.. thought I would try something new 🙂  it will be a checkerboard pattern.. sort of a challenge with some stitch counting and color changing, but nothing too crazy, just single crochet all around.  it was Knit Night at Jazi Crafts tonight.  lots of awesome people to hang […]

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clearly…

I need more than one project at a time, lest I bore you all to tears with the Earwarmer update du jour. I spent a lovely evening at my old haunt, the 4S branch of the San Diego County Library… Caught up with old friends from the knitting group, including my first knitting teacher Allison […]

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earwarmer update

well, the earwarmer is still going strong, i am posting some pictures of the current status and some closeups with a little more detail.. let me know what you think 🙂

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Next Project, planning ahead

I think I am going to tackle this next, I need a dedicated craft bag, and what the hell.. why not make one 🙂 Crochet Bag i found the pattern on Ravelry and it looks like it isn’t too complicated and looks very cool when all put together.

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Headband / Earwarmer

Between the holidays and being so sick I was pretty sure death was imminent, I didn’t get much of anything done and certainly no knitting or crocheting. So today in celebration of feeling SO much better and New Years Day I started a new project this afternoon after some internet research. A reversible earwarmer thinger. […]

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apologies to the hat

So….. my awesome crochet teacher, Dee, assures me that the hat does not hate me, and I am doing a fine job.  perhaps my yarn is a bit thin and so perhaps  it is taking longer than I might like, but it will be a fine hat when it is done.  we discussed the addition […]

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The santa hat of doom

No really. This hat hates me. It seems the more I crochet the more I have left to crochet

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not particularly craft related

this is my living room ceiling… the roofer can’t do anything about it until Thursday, and that is only if the rain has stopped… please stop rain, please…

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Candy Cane Cozy

This was a quick fun project we did in a class last week.  a little scarf to keep your candy canes warm 

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