Category Archives: Rugs

Love and Money Lap Looms…

I ordered these looms last spring and used them a bit since then.  They are lovely to keep your hands busy in the evening watching television… or any other time you have a few minutes.  Last night I decided to … Continue reading

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DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all… It’s Almost Here!

This will be the 3rd year for the DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all.  Interest and participation is growing each year and this year presents as a great opportunity to get out and find new yarn and fiber merchants and meet and … Continue reading

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Blocking My Shawls… Here’s How..

I have a terrific friend named Pat.  She’s a spinner and knitter like I’ve always wanted to be.. ;o)   She said she was wandering through one of the big box stores one day and passed the exercise equipment.  Her eyes … Continue reading

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One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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Rug Hooking… (couldn’t wait… ;o)

    Well… are we surprised that I just couldn’t wait?  This hook is the only size I could find in our local Hobby Lobby and I bought one yard of fabric at the same time.  This could be a … Continue reading

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Hooked… on Rug Hooking! Free video tute…

I should never have opened my Halcyon Yarn email… sigh..  There is an article in there about rug hooking.  Now..a long, long time ago in a galaxy far away…  I needle punched a bedspread to fit my son’s crib.  We … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Bath Rug… Easy Video Tutorial

I REALLY need new bath rugs.  And I REALLY don’t want to go to the big box store and spend money on rugs that can’t be washed unless you just LOVE having all those little pithy balls rolling around in … Continue reading

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