Entries from February 2004

Comfy Casual Tunic – back done (piece 2 of 4), struggling with sleeve

February 28th, 2004 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Well, I’ve finished the back of the tunic, which is the same as the front piece — just a rectangle. Now I’m struggling with the right sleeve and yoke. It’s been tedious trying to figure out how to work the pattern repeat on the new stitches as I increase. The front and back pieces are […]

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Peachy hanger covers

February 26th, 2004 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Project: Hanger Covers – Peach Medley Source: Priscilla Hewitt’s (No Padding Needed) Hanger Cover My Yarn: One strand worsted weight (light peach) and one strand sport weight (medium peach) held togeher My Hook: Size I I made these a few weeks ago for a dear friend who sits our dog. She is moving to another […]

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Comfy Casual Tunic – front (piece 1 of 4)

February 24th, 2004 · No Comments · WIPs (Works In Progress)

Project: Comfy Casual Tunic Source: Crochet Your Way by Gloria Tracy and Susan Levin (ISBN 1-56158-310-3) Yarn: Lion Brand Homespun Colors: Adirondack and Rococo Hook: Size K I’ve been itching to start the Learn-to-Crochet Afghan in Crochet Your Way, but I’m waiting for yarn in the mail. In the meantime, I’ve started the Comfy Casual […]

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NYC Crochet Guild Calendar

February 24th, 2004 · No Comments · Uncategorized

My NYC Crochet Guild 2004 Calendar, which I just ordered Friday, arrived today. Yay! I’m not a member of the NYCCG and I’ve got lots of calendars, but how could I not support the only crochet calendar in America? (As well as the fabulous YearBox folks who produced it.) It’s quite nice, the colors are […]

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Patons Decor swatch card

February 23rd, 2004 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I don’t understand why yarn swatch cards are so difficult to find. They’re extremely useful because they have real yarn samples, so you can see all the colors–not just the ones that might be available in your local store. And even more useful if you don’t have a local shop that carries the yarn and […]

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