Monthly Archives: February 2009

Red River Historical Museum..Craft Saturday

Warning:  This is a picture heavy post… In spite of having my jaw swollen to the point that I could not put the teeth on the left side of my mouth together, I had to go to Craft Saturday…lol  What … Continue reading

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Of Hats, Socks, Quilts and Things

  This is a hat that I had planned to make for our son that lives up north in Cold Country… ;o)  After I got the Elizabeth Zimmerman books, I followed several of the suggestions she made in her Workshop … Continue reading

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Telos Scarf Pattern is up…free knitting pattern

I have uploaded the pattern for the Telos Scarf I finished last week.  I named it Telos because…”Telos (philosophy), the philosophical concept of purpose; it is related to teleology, the study of design, purpose, and intent.”   And besides.. it came … Continue reading

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Hannah’s Quilt and Waldorf Doll (free pattern)

I started this yesterday.  It’s a disappearing 9 patch with a hitch.  I had enough of everything to make 3 blocks, but the 4th block had the colors inverted.  So I turned and twisted the quarters until this is what … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Busy Week

Let’s see… I finished this: This is a semi basketweave pattern that  I came up with to use this handspun Merino/Romney X yarn.  The pattern will be put up in a day or so for Ravelry. Then there’s this:   … Continue reading

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Knit/Crochet Blanket/Doily/Runner…. free pattern (off the cuff, of course)

A year ago… or is that two?… I got out my knitting needles and some stash yarn and decided that I would knit.  I only knew how to knit and purl, so I just did garter stitch for a bunch of scarves … Continue reading

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