Monthly Archives: November 2008

Mailable Cookie Recipes Anyone?

It’s that time of year again when everyone is making their plans for the Christmas holidays… mailing cards and cookies is coming to the forefront of the plans.  I was wandering through some of my links that I have kept … Continue reading

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Spammers Have Found A Way

It seems that spammers have now found a way to get around the “sign in” for the comments on blogs.  They just make up a name…my two were Jenny and Laura… set up an email address  ( both Jenny and Laura had … Continue reading

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Knitting for Our Soldiers in Afghanistan…free pattern

I put up a new project on my Ravelry site ..(I’m  LNalebinder in Ravelry)… In the process of doing that I went to the Halcyon Yarn site.  Now…to digress for a minute… I have been trying to learn to knit … Continue reading

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Knitting Shawls… a how to…

I love shawls.  I’m told that I look like an old woman and should never wear one, but I love them just the same…lol  My favorite knitted piece that I have completed is the Dishrag Shawl that my daughter loves.  … Continue reading

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Crocheted Candle Drapes…

I haven’t made these yet, but they are on my agenda.  The holidays are upon us and I love the look of crocheted drapes on large round candles.  Have a look at the free pattern found here… They could be … Continue reading

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My New Baby Doll

Can you guess what she is made from?  I made my DH a pair of nalbound socks some time ago.  I also knitted him a green pair from washable acrylic/wool yarn that could be thrown in the washer and dryer…can … Continue reading

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Off The Loom

My DH asked me not long ago to try to make something that was entirely hand done by me… so this is it.  The only thing that was not hand spun is the sewing machine thread that it is sewn … Continue reading

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I Finished the Sock..Warped the Loom…Started a Scarf…

 I haven’t posted for a few days…life has been a little busy.  I finally finished the sock.  I did all the measuring two inches from the top of the toes and all that… looks pretty good, huh?   Well….  that’s my foot … Continue reading

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