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Sprint to the finish


As I’ve explained before, the family is off to Maui next week. Four days after we get back, we have a huge art show. So not only are we trying to do our pay-the-bills work and pack for a vacation, … Continue reading

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My favorite summer activity: crocheting blankets


It’s almost 90 out! I don’t have air conditioning! Let’s make us some blankets! I (Kirstin) am now working on my second blanket of the summer. This one is already coming out better than the last. I’m using the same … Continue reading

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Spring Throw Finished!


Kirstin here with an update on that blanket I was working on. I think it’s finally finished, and just in time. It’s supposed to be in the 90s next week. Crocheting an alpaca blanket in that weather, in my NOT … Continue reading

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Strip Tease


Kirstin here! Any other crocheters notice that their stitch gauge is completely different from day to day? Even using the same hook, yarn, and pattern, I might end up with a piece that’s two inches longer than the one I … Continue reading

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Daisy chain throw


The first thing I ever made with yarn, 8 years ago, was a blanket for Mom. The colors border on garish (cream, plum, and forest green) and one side is six inches wider than the other, but I loved the pattern. So, … Continue reading

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