Entries from October 2004

Secrets, Secrets

October 31st, 2004 · 6 Comments · Me, Swaps, Yarn

Renate from Norway was my Autumn Crochetville Secret Pal. I received a wonderful reveal package from her yesterday. She sent eight skeins of pure wool, Rauma Finullgarn–two orange, two plum, two brown, and two bluish-purple. It’s fabulous and I love it. Thank you, Renate! I’m excited that I already have an idea of what I’d […]

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So where have I been?

October 27th, 2004 · 19 Comments · Uncategorized

*ahem* Heh, heh. Looking over my blog, it’s obvious even to me, the queen of denial, that I’ve shown you very little crochet lately. So I’ll come clean and tell you I’ve had three patterns accepted for a new crochet book that will be published next year. I was trying to keep it a big […]

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Hooray for Crochet

October 22nd, 2004 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

This seems to be the month for crochet magazines, doesn’t it? ;-) Better Homes and Gardens came out with the long-awaited second issue of Simply Creative Crochet (the first was in 2003) and Woman’s Day published the premiere issue of Quick & Easy Knitting & Crocheting. There are even a few crochet patterns in the […]

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Two CALs

October 21st, 2004 · 3 Comments · Crochet-alongs

Huge thanks to Mitzi for breathing new life into the Crochetville Pillowghan CAL! She has taken over hosting it and has set up a list of members and gallery. This was the very first Crochetville crochet-along and Mitzi is giving it the love it needs! Read about it here. Mitzi’s enthusiasm inspired me to make […]

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Autumn Beach

October 19th, 2004 · 7 Comments · Me

It was a beautiful weekend at the beach. The weather was gorgeous. The temps were cool. The sun was shining. I absolutely love the beach off-season. There are few things I hate more than lying around in the sand, slathered in oil, baking in the sun, surrounded by lots of other people doing the same […]

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