Category: crochet

just awesome

The filename of this image, which was posted a while ago to a Ravelry group that I can’t remember the name of, is “dmcseriesv_model6a.” Some googling turned up the D.M.C. Library series, which covers all sorts of thread work from embroidery to tatting to crochet and others, most of which were published in the early …

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(un)finished

It’s always amused me the amount of spam I get that says something along the lines of “i love ur theme/design/scheme/colors, where can i get it/r u sellin it?” If I had a custom theme I might be flattered, but I know they’re spam because a) it’s not really that awe-inspiring of a theme, and …

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forgotten yarn

So I’ve been packing stuff up so we can move. Don’t have the new house yet, and it’s always possible that this one could fall through like the last one did, but I chose to do it in the expectation that we will be leaving to somewhere. Tip: Many recycling centers don’t take wrapping paper. …

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finished: 2010

And maybe too soon. I’m not sure. The tablecloth is still in progress. With some of our nice plates: I added a few more squares, but then I decided that I’d better weave in the ends before it got too intimidating of a task. It’s still kind of intimidating, and holding on to the needle …

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Baguette Bag

We’ve had a problem with baguettes and bags– namely, they fall out of conventionally-proportioned bags, causing one to either hold the baguette in one’s hand, or juggle it along with the rest of the bags. Behold, a baguette bag! Or maybe quiver, I’m not sure which. You can wear it over the shoulder or across …

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Zag Bag

It needs a Zig Bag to go with it, but I’m not sure what that would look like. Maybe the same pattern, going the other way. 4mm hook, black cotton yarn. If you look really closely you can see that I used two different colors of black, but I don’t care. It’s just a grocery …

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