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Decades ago my grandmother taught me how to crochet. I've re-learned and am still learning... Join me in my journey as I blog about my accomplishments, crochet, and crafts.

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  • Curtain Finished and Hung
    on Aug 29, 2016 in crochet curtain Hot Off The Hook HOTH
    I mentioned in a previous post that I was working on a curtain for my small dining room window. Well I finally finished it this evening and hung it up. I really like how it looks. It covers up that mini blind and significantly cuts down on the light...
  • Progress on Granny Square Afghan and MoreI moved into my apartment last Friday and I am settling in nicely. I have SO much space! It's nice to have closets to store my things in. I'm more organized than I have been in years and it feels great!My little dog Marty took a few days to get used...
  • Join Smiley 360 and get free products to try!
    on Aug 23, 2016
    Click here to join Smiley 360.  It's free to join, it's fun & you get to try FREE products.Until next time!
  • Kitchen Towel for New Apartment
    on Aug 10, 2016 in crochet kitchen towel yarn
    I am SO excited!!! I have finally managed to get an apartment and will be moving in next week! It's a nice sized 1 bedroom with loads of storage space and it's been completely renovated with new linoleum in kitchen and bath, new carpet throughout, ne...
  • Bathroom Rug Finished
    on Jul 18, 2016 in cotton crochet rug yarn
    I mentioned in a previous post that I was going to start working on a bathroom rug. Well it is done and I'm quite pleased with the way it looks. I think it's going to look great in my apartment. It's made with 100% cotton yarn so it'll be absorbent a...
  • Ever Have Days Like This?
    on Jul 13, 2016 in crochet
    I love to crochet, it's my passion. It keeps me calm, motivated, gives me something to do with my hands. I love creating things. Sometimes though, when I crochet, I run out of yarn before the end of the row. I hate when that happens don't you??? Well...
  • Apartment Hunting, Granny Squares and MoreAs I wrote in my last post, I have been apartment hunting. I think I finally will be able to get into an apartment within the next month. Thank goodness! It's close to my youngest daughter's place too. I expect to hear something from the apartment ma...
  • Rug Is Finished
    on May 31, 2016 in crochet Hot Off The Hook HOTH rug yarn
     Hot Off The Hook!! I just finished crocheting my throw rug this evening. It needs to be blocked to square it out some but otherwise I am very pleased with how it turned out. Here's a photo of it.It's made entirely of cotton yarn. I used 2 stran...
  • Coasters, Potholder, Bib and a RugI'm still in Tucson, AZ. at my BFF's house. I'll be leaving Monday morning (the 23rd) to head back to Virginia and will be staying with my youngest daughter for awhile. We've been busy going here and there, eating out, shopping and going to a local o...
  • Trip from Florida to Tucson Arizona I left Florida on Thursday April 21 to drive to Tucson, AZ to visit my best friend from high school. I drove what seemed to be forever to get through the panhandle of Florida. I'm NOT kidding! From Tampa it is quite a drive up to the panhandle...
  • Scrapghan Finished and Florida TripI finally finished my "scrapghan", YAY! I brought it with me to work on while I was visiting my brothers and sister-in-laws who live in Florida. I've been here a little over 2 weeks and will be leaving tomorrow to head to Tucson, AZ to visit my best...
  • Bathroom Rug Finished
    on Apr 1, 2016 in bath crochet Hot Off The Hook HOTH rug
     My daughter was in need of a small bathroom rug for in front of the tub, so I whipped one up for her. I used 2 strands of yarn and half double crochet so that it would be nice and thick. It didn't take me long to do, I worked on it off and on d...
  • Border on the Scrapghan
    on Mar 30, 2016 in crochet yarn
    I have been working on my "scrapghan" as much as I can, between packing and moving my belongings to my youngest daughter's. Everything is in storage in their outbuilding, except for what I need to take with me in the car. As I mentioned in an earlier...
  • Progress on Scrapghan
    on Feb 18, 2016 in afghan crochet crochet hook yarn
    In my last post I mentioned that I'm making a "scrapghan". It's an afghan that I'm using my "scraps" to make, well, and some other skeins that I've had to use to make the colors cohesive. I've basically been doing a variegated and solid and keeping w...
  • Poncho and Matching Hat Finished
    on Feb 6, 2016 in crochet hat poncho yarn
    I finally finished my poncho the other day and decided to whip up a floppy hat to go with it. I take terrible selfies so no photos of me in it. I love how warm it is.I'm currently working on a "scrapghan", an afghan made with my yarn scraps. It's loo...
  • Poncho is getting there
    on Jan 22, 2016 in crochet poncho yarn
     I've made some progress on my poncho this past week. I finished the front and am now 1/4 way through with the back. I can't wait to get it done so I can piece it together and finish it.I'm testing this post on my tablet, to see how easily I can...
  • Progress on poncho
    on Jan 17, 2016 in crochet poncho
    I have been working on this poncho for a few weeks now, in between finishing up Christmas gifts and making myself a new purse and hook organizer. I've made some progress since I last photographed it. The front panel is almost done, about a foot more...
  • HOTH- Crochet Hook OrganizerI have been wanting to make an organizer for my crochet hooks ever since I got my new cushion grip hooks. I checked out a few patterns and then decided to just wing it and come up with my own.It didn't take me very long to make, a couple of hours yes...
  • New Year and New Creations
    on Jan 6, 2016 in bag crochet poncho purse
    I've been busy the past month, making Christmas gifts and getting ready for the holidays so I haven't been able to blog about what I've been making as most were gifts.I had a wonderful Christmas here at home with my oldest daughter and then the day a...
  • Rainbow Beanie & Dinosaur Hat
    on Nov 10, 2015 in beanie crochet hat
    I spent this past weekend at my youngest daughter's home. We celebrated my granddaughter Z's 14th birthday and my grandson G's 3rd birthday. I brought along the dinosaur hat that I made for G. Here he is modeling it. I do believe he likes it, su...

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