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The Black Sheep and the Noro Wool Hat

  I just love visiting The Black Sheep yarn shop. Located right of Coast Highway 101 in downtown Encinitas, CA. It’s a very beautiful store with wood floors and walls full of high quality yarn. They had a lot of freestyle crochet clothing displayed on the walls, which they offer classes for. This place is  such a treat for me to… Continue reading The Black Sheep and the Noro Wool Hat

Afghans · Crochet · Pattern Links

Cottage Chic Sunburst Granny Baby Blanket

I found a big stash of  Lambs Pride wool while antique shopping. If I remember correctly it was about 7 skeins and did not contain the white and pink. I had some of the pink wool in my stash already, but not very much at all. So I decided that I would use it to… Continue reading Cottage Chic Sunburst Granny Baby Blanket

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Interlocking Shell Baby Blanket

I made this baby blanket for a friend of mine whose sister is having a baby really soon.  We used Pinterest to help brainstorm ideas for the colors and pattern. The colors we chose are made by Caron Simply Soft, and for the blanket pattern I used an interlocking shell stitch. The flowers were made using patterns from Share Knit and… Continue reading Interlocking Shell Baby Blanket

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Easy Crochet Wristers

I’m in the process of crafting gifts for Christmas, so that means I have to crochet up some colorful, fun items for my friends and family to enjoy! I think they’re awesome, and I’m loving how my pictures turned out, too! I found a great pattern by Red Heart, called Easy Crochet Wristers, which I found really easy… Continue reading Easy Crochet Wristers

Bag, Purses and Totes · Crochet

Recycled Sari Silk Crochet Purse

I used this ravelry pattern to get started, with strands of sari silk and cotton yarn. Using my limited sewing expertise I was able to sew together a cotton lining with a zipper that is securely attached. What is sari silk? 100% Recycled sari silk yarn: This multi colour sari Yarn is by product of colourful saris that… Continue reading Recycled Sari Silk Crochet Purse