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LYS – Alexandria, VA Style

Do you go to LYS (local yarn shops) on vacation? We recently traveled to Washington, DC for a five day vacation full of monuments, museums, great food, great cupcakes and of course, yarn shopping! We stayed in historic Alexandria right … Continue reading

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Baby Baptism Embroidery Gift

This past weekend marked a special occasion in our family – the baptism of our nephew! To commemorate the event, I embroidered a shell and the date on muslin. I’m trying to decide if I want to frame it with … Continue reading

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Moms Who Rock the Hook

All my life, I have been surrounded by handmakers. This post salutes all the moms in my family who have created with crochet but I could easily do five more posts showcasing these same amazing ladies and their quilting and … Continue reading

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Under Construction and the ABCs of Me

Progress on vintage crochet grape and leaf motif reproduction. Thanks to Allyson of The Sweatshop of Love blog for the idea to fill in the ABCs of Me while my house, crochet projects and life are under construction at the … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ and Crochetin’ 2011

We took a bit of a break and went on a Spring Break Cruise this year to Mexico. Between the day trip to our departure and the five days on the ship, I had lots of time to work on … Continue reading

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Lucille’s Shop

Columbia 754 l a photo by cemetarian on Flickr. My mom worked at Lucille’s yarn and fabric shop in Columbia in the early 1970s. After I told her about my newfound love for chunky, oversized crochet, she told me that … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Crochet-In

The Super Bowl was only a week ago but it seems longer. Could I make a hat in the time in took me to watch the Super Bowl? And make appetizers? And watch the commercials? And help someone with their … Continue reading

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Welcome Baby Nephew

Our family welcomed a sweet little peanut this past weekend. You can bet I’ll be photographing him in a baby bear hat and cocoon at the first opportunity. Meanwhile, enjoy his sweet baby toes …

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