Friday, December 30, 2011

2011 - A Year of Crochet and THANK YOU!

This is what I have made in 2011...

Created with fd's Flickr Toys

1. Stockings, 2. Rainbow Grany stripe3, 3. Giant Granny, 4. woolscarf1, 5. sequinscarf, 6. berryscarf.1jpg, 7. Bluesgrannystripe2, 8. BabyBlanket, 9. A Square a Day in May CAL, 10. Granny Stripe Blues, Greens and Yellows1, 11. Granny Bag, 12. African Flower Soccer Ball, 13. Blossom Dishcloth, 14. Green Blossom Dishcloth Close, 15. Liselotte's Crocheted Pin Cushion, 16. Japanese Flower3, 17. Japanese Flower2, 18. Japanese Flower, 19. New Pillows Back Close1, 20. New Pillows Front Close, 21. African Fower Potholder 4, 22. Wisteria in cotton2, 23. Rose Hotpad, 24. Pastel Delight, 25. Grannys, 26. Japaneseflower8, 27. Japaneseflower6, 28. Japaneseflower3, 29. Japaneseflower1, 30. Japanese Flower2, 31. Japanese Flower1, 32. Shamrock, 33. AfricanFlowers1, 34. Granny Stripes1, 35. Four Patch Granny, 36. Queen Anne's Lace

Created with fd's Flickr Toys

It has been a busy year but I am looking forward to 2012 and all the NEW patterns and skills I will learn. 

It's been fun and I do appreciate each and everyone of you for following me throughout my journey. I have received so much support and learned so much from each of you. Your comments have inspired me to keep going and trying new things. THANK YOU for inspiring me and encouraging me as I continue to learn and expand on my limited knowledge of this beautiful ART.

Happy New Year and I'll see you next year!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

2012 Crochet-Alongs

I found two great CALs from SusanD1408 Crochet Addict!

The first one is the 2012 Crochet Block-A-Month CAL at Ravelry.

This is the January 6" Square. Isn't it fun? I can't wait to give this one a try.

The second one is over at the Food and Fibers Blog.
Aren't the colors gorgeous in this 12" square? I love it!

I decided to join these CALs to expand my skills in 2012 and because I am addicted to granny squares.:)

I am planning on starting my Ripple with the ATTIC 24Pack of yarn. 

Finishing up, (working in the ends) of my beautiful BLUES afghan this week so by January 1, 2012 I will be ready to start my new projects for the new year!

Happy New Year and Happy Crocheting!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Pinterest Stuff with Free Patterns

Christmas Trees Crochet Pattern (not a free one)

Free Poinsettia Coaster Pattern and Tutorial at Craft Passion

The free pattern for these gorgeous little ornaments is at Chalky's World

Free Pattern for this cute little chic is here.
Source: via Eileen on Pinterest

Happy Crocheting!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Little Christmas Socks-Finished!

My Little Christmas Socks from Le monde de Sucrette.

Happy Crocheting!

Depression Glass Giveaway at Scotty's Place

Depression Glass giveaway at Scotty's Place!

This is just gorgeous Cambridge Depression Glass. I LOVE the little sugar and creamer. 

Head over to Pammy Sue's blog and leave a comment by 
December 24th for a chance to win!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Christmas Stuff & Free Tree Skirt Pattern!!

Christmas is coming...

Finally, after being sick for the last week I am finally in the Christmas Spirit! I thought I would share some of my Christmas stuff around my house.

My daughter and I made this wreath a few years back for my front door...

Three Kings adoration nativity plate...
The Fifth Issue of NOEL VITRAIL. D'ARCEAU-LIMOGEs. 1979
I picked it up at a Antique store for $5!!

My Christmas tree...

and last but not least...

my beautiful Ripple Tree Skirt by SmoothFox...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Little Crochet Stockings

I absolutely love these cute Little Christmas Socks from Le monde de Sucrette.

These cute little socks work up really fast and I plan to fill them with goodies for my coworkers for Christmas. I haven't decorated mine yet can add buttons, beads, baubles, etc. whatever you like. They are just too fun to make. The tutorial is great and shows you step by step how to make them.

Happy Crocheting!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Rainbow Granny Stripe Tah Dah!!!

Well...I did it! I finished my Rainbow Granny Stripe Blanket.

It felt like the border took forever...

but it was so worth it. I LOVE how it finished it off...
and since it is for my daughter,  it added a little femininity.

I used a double V-stitch for the yellow row.

Only one more Granny Stripe to finish and then I can finally start my Ripple with my Lucy Pak!

Thanks for looking and have a wonderful week!
Where I'm hooking up this week...


Thursday, December 1, 2011

Pinterest Love-Crochet Love

My new Thursday Pinterest Post! Some of these have Pattern links, Just click on the picture to see more. If you haven't joined Pinterest yet and need an invite to join...leave a comment here with your email address and I will send you an invitation.

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Wouldn't you love to have one of these bags?
Source: via Eileen on Pinterest

"HOO" wouldn't love to have these little Owl magnets...?

Source: via Eileen on Pinterest

My next project...maybe!

A "must have" for my Kindle.

I think this is crochet. The pink and green is divine!

Source: via Eileen on Pinterest

And last but not least and not crochet...these gorgeous mugs. The colors are inspiring for crocheting!