Monthly Archives: January 2008

Knitting Baby Things… (free knitted baby sock patterns)

Over the next few weeks I will be looking for online baby patterns… knit, crochet and sewing.  I don’t guess I have mentioned it, but we will be becoming grandparents again…and… it will be a little girl.  This is her big … Continue reading

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How to Warp a Navajo Loom (tutorial)

Jim, over at Creating a Home, has posted a tutorial for warping his Navajo Loom… It doesn’t seem to be as hard as my pessimistic brain imagined it to be.  He’s doing rugs on it, but I can see it warped for … Continue reading

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Custom Fit Raglan Sweater! (free pattern/tutorial)

I’m still working on my knitting skills and am beginning to be quite comfortable with the knitting needles as opposed to the total comfort of my well used crochet hooks… I have finished a couple of pairs of socks and … Continue reading

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Pam Kellogg…New E-Book to come out soon! (free embroidery patterns)

Pam Kellogg of Kitty & Me Designs is one of my favorite embroidery designers.  Her patterns can be found in many of the current embroidery magazines… I bought this Cross Stitcher mag because inside are 2 (two) .. that’s 2… of … Continue reading

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Crochet Slipper Pattern Links (free crochet slipper patterns)

I had a request on my old Fabric Follies site for easy crochet slippers… Well, have I got a deal for you!  Crochet Slipper Pattern Links  is just that… a long list of links to free crochet slipper patterns.  Have … Continue reading

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Creating a Home (free stand alone Navajo loom tutorial!)

This is the final product after my son decided to make his own full sized Navajo Loom.  He has created a new blog called Creating a Home . On Wednesday he uploaded the full tutorial for making your own stand alone Navajo Loom.  … Continue reading

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He Made His Own Lap Loom (free plans for a lap loom)

My son has become quite interested in weaving.  Sooo… he came to visit a couple of weeks ago with plastic bag in hand and said “Mom.. I’ve got something to show you!”  Out of the bag came a sample of … Continue reading

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