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Little Ruffle Purse

Little purses are needed by little girls. It’s a very important thing to have things you must carry with you, just like a lady. Mommy’s purse is a magical place with everything you could need. A tissue, lipstick, gum, snacks,…

Blue Washcloth

For my last “Spring cleaning” washcloth for now, I chose this pretty vintage looking light blue color. The pattern reminds me some of ocean waves. I do try not to whine about it, but the truth is that one of my least…

Green Washcloth

There are many things about Spring that I love. Admittedly, Spring cleaning is one of them. The thunderstorms and rainy weather are another. Cloudy stormy wet days have already brought flowers and new growth in my garden. The greens are…

An Orange Washcloth

There once was a lady that brought her crochet everywhere. She stabbed at it with her crochet hook dramatically, joyfully and the yarn zipped along and eventually one thing or another popped out. She said never wrote down what she…

A Yellow Washcloth

I think of my crochet washcloths as a throwback to a simpler time when almost everything you had, you had made yourself. Even if it was a very practical thing, I imagine a lot of thought and care went into…

Crochet Cord Cover

Today it’s going to be just a bit like an infomercial, but that’s just because I have the answer to all your problems! No, really. Just listen: Are you tired of having ugly cords and cables all over your house?…

An Old Wise Owl

In my last post about the baby owl I made to go with my daughter’s crochet owl “mommy.” I was curious to see when exactly I’d made owl mommy. It turns out it was 4 years ago. That must be very…

Owlet

My five year old daughter loves her stuffed animals. She told me that her crochet owl was a mommy and that she really needed a baby. So I let her pick out yarn colors and made a little owlet. Stuffed animals…

6 Years Ago...

In a conversation the other day, I realized that many of the things that I made for my kids long ago still get used by them. One that particularly makes me happy is the first pattern I ever designed. I…

Handwarmers

Some people, by the time Christmas is over, are ready for winter to be over too. Not me. I mean, we’ve only really had about 4 days of it by Christmas, technically speaking. (Yes, I know I’m speaking to Northern…