Tuesday, November 18, 2008

8 More Snowflakes


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Yep, 8 more for my coworker. Yes I'm really only charging her $1 each. She's a friend and doesn't have a lot of money. She plans to give all these out to friends as little Christmas gifts.

Size 3 thread.
Size H hook.
Pattern made up, whatever I felt like.

other posts with snowflakes:
http://debbia1.blogspot.com/2008/10/more-snowflakes-in-size-3-thread.html
and
http://debbia1.blogspot.com/2008/10/3-snowflakes-size-3-thread.html

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Simply Soft ECO hat & Scarf

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The hat shows a better, truer color.

Color: Ocean Mist and Natural, used 2 strands.

Done with an J hook and 2 strands.
Pattern: Made up. Just a sc then dc, alternating.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Caron SS Eco Shawl Started

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Large view. I actually had one more round, similar to the last row, so no biggy... but my camera stored it on the card and I can't figure out how to find the photo... LOL
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Close up of the yarn to see the white spots. It's from the recycled plastic bottles (I think). One skine uses .6 bottle, yes that point-six. But still that's something.

This yarn is soft, but doesn't split as much on me as the regular SS, you can see one slit in the close up, but that's about it. It's pretty easy to work with. Even with the J hook. And I crochet loose.

I do like this yarn. And it's not too expensive. Only $2.23 at my walmart They did lower the Red Heart Super Saver to $2.00. However this is nice and soft and pretty easy to work with.

I decided to do this shawl. I was going to, then found another one, but couldn't figure out that pattern so I went back to this one.

So far, very easy to do.


Pattern:
http://www.caron.com/projects/ss_eco/sseco_pineapple_shawl.html
Hook size: J
yarn: Caron SS Eco in "Woodland"


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PS: Please see my previous blog post and give me your opinion of my bag, I really would like some... Thanks!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Granny Bag

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I made this thinking it would make a great shopping bag. But it's only 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. I added the boader and "handle" this morning and then realized that I used a different color verigated yarn. I haven't weaved in the ends because I'm not sure if I like it or not. What do you think?

Pattern: http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13856&PRODID=xprd130237 a Joann's pdf (a real easy pattern).
Size Hook: Can't remember, used I for the boarder.
Yarn: Red heart various colors.