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Creations made with yarn and a hook!

from 6ish to half past bleary. . .

that’s Momma Time! da na na naaa, na naa, na naa. . . (hummed to Hammer Time) It’s been rough this week, full of sleepy eyes, used bobbins and tea soaked crochet. We’ve had some very early mornings which translates to very early evenings as momma can’t keep her eyes open and thus, not much […]

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George II

a good friend of mine is here on business and she was able to stay with us on the weekend.  Playing with the nippers, she noticed George. . . and exclaimed, “I want one!”, she comes back Thursday late afternoon. . .

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our balls are bigger. . .

That was the tagline of the CFL when I was growing up. Argos! were my team, but I can count on one hand the number of times I went to a game. I saw more Stampeder games. But whatever game you went to see or whichever sport arena in Toronto you went to, there was […]

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solved with crochet!

A bunch of the sewing blogs have lit a fire under my behind.  I have these ottomans that I purchased about 6 years ago that are starting to look rough around the edges, but I’m not ready to give them up. They’re a perfect size, you can group them together or place one at each […]

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almost. . .

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hmmm. . .

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lament and ye shall make? . .

After spending the weekend sitting on the couch working on my hexies and lamenting on my need for a pincushion – I’ve been using the boppy.  I stumbled upon this post by The Green Dragonfly Sweet!  I have the tools. . .got tons of baby food jars, just cannot bring myself to throw those jars […]

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sock-worthy. . .

After a few attempts during the summers with my grandparents, I didn’t truly knit again until I was in my 20s and going to university, by keeping my hands busy I was able to knit my way onto the Dean’s list.  Something about releasing that nervous energy into creating something, it allowed my brain to focus […]

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final finishes for 2012. . .

i have a few completed items to show. . . Jeni from incolororder.com has the nicest tutorial for drawstring bags.  i made one and the second is cut and waiting to be put together: i love the idea of using these for Christmas presents so i bought her download.  the gorgeous fabric is Vintage Modern, […]

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keeping busy. . .

. . .without the sewing machine, I’ve had some time to refocus on some old favorites. . . Lucy from the Attic has a great little tutorial on crochet stars, Attic 24 – Stars Tutorial she actually has tons of great tutorials and a really nice blog. once we’ve joined the stars, they will either be garland […]

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