Christmas Projects 2015

Now that Christmas is over I’m free to post about this year’s DIY projects without fear of spoiling any surprises (which is just a veiled way of saying that my

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First Attempt at Candle Making and Other Weekend Projects

Zach’s been learning how to use essential oils this summer and recently I started wondering if I could make candles scented with them. I’ve never made candles before so this

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Crocheting Baby Sweaters in July

Somehow I unintentionally ended up making my first three crocheted garments – all baby sweaters – in the middle of the summer. With each of them, I saw a pattern, started

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Crochet-Backed Cotton Coasters

I’ve been brainstorming new crochet projects and just today Zach picked up a letter I had sitting around from American Express and said, “Is this important?” “No…why?” I said, and

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Crocheted Elephant Gift

I made a crocheted elephant for my adorable nephew for a Christmas gift. It was a bigger project (and a bigger elephant!) than I expected starting out but I’m quite

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Crochet Pattern: Ribbed Wool Winter Hat

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using a product link found below.  I’ve been working on Christmas presents while I wait for Baby (tomorrow’s

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Recent Projects

Over Christmas break I’ve had more time for crafting…here’s a few of my recent creations: Fleece bunny for my six-year-old sister. Inspired by this pattern. Right-hand photo illustrates how much

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Sunburst Granny Square

This is a great granny square pattern. The only New Year’s resolution I’m sticking to is ‘do something creative every day’, and it’s because of projects like this. Sunburst Granny

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Crochet Slouchy Puff-Stitch Beanie

Between Thanksgiving and getting my wisdom teeth out yesterday, I had plenty of downtime to crochet this hat for my sister. The pattern is from a blog called My Favourite

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