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Hi all, Hoping everyone is having a great weekend! Mines pretty good so far. I managed to get a few things done yesterday. The sewing room got cleaned, I hemmed 2 pair of pants for Samantha and I sewed 2 QAYG blocks.

I was going to finish the edges of the pants with the serger but it was uncooperative and the thread kept breaking so I ended up just using an overcast stitch on the sewing machine and they turned out fine.

I’ve been using the Kenmore 1030 for the QAYG blocks and went to wind a bobbin and the clutch was so tight I couldn’t loosen it. I called son Nicholas and he came over and loosened it.

Current WIPS

QAYG I following a YouTube video from the Quilt as you go made Modern book. I have 13 blocks completed. I’m going to put joining strips between the blocks

https://youtu.be/lNbernqwDtE

Next up is my Cruise Shawl that I am knitting with a knook. This is a knook https://www.amazon.com/Knook-Expanded-Beginner-Leisure-Arts/dp/1464704066/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1536504731&sr=8-2&keywords=

I’m using this pattern Terribly Simple the yarn is Yarn Bee Dee-Lisa Boutique in the colorway Love & Licorice.

I’m writing a loom knit sock pattern and this is it with completed toe and 25 rounds on the foot. The yarn is Kroy Socks in the color Marl Rose Brown.

Last I started a Nativity set a few years ago and just started working on Mary. This is the Ravelry project page for the completed ones Christmas Nativity

I need to add Mary’s hair and finish the head scarf.

I also have a loom knit hat in progress that I didn’t take a picture of.

Hope everyone has a great week!

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Wow! It has been 5 years since I’ve posted here. A lot of changes have happened in my life over the years. The major changes are My husband Rob was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about a year and a half ago and that brought big changes. He is no longer able to work. I now stay home and care for him. We sold our home and moved into a retirement community. Grandchildren have increased by two, our youngest now has two sons and we care for them 3 days a week.

I still loom knit, crochet and sew. I’ve also been quilting I made this quilt for my sister Helen

I sent it out to be quilted but I did all the piecing and hand stitched the binding.

This one for my granddaughter Amber

I did diagonal lines of walking foot quilting on it.

This one for grandson Tanner

I just tied Tanners instead of quilting it.

and this one for grandson Adrik

I also tied Adrik’s. The dinosaurs are all machine embroidered blocks.

I’ve also learned how to do pin loom weaving and Knooking.

Hi all, I got some unexpected time at home this afternoon. Did I spend my time doing dishes, laundry or cleaning? Of course not!!! I spent the time with a knitting loom, an old movie and Weezer cuddled in the chair with me. The project I worked on is the KaylinnClutch

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Weezer

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The movie was Flowers in the Attic
I very much enjoyed the afternoon.

Hi all I joined a group on Ravelry called 52 weeks of Granny in which you do one granny square a week all year long. I am using a variety of colors of leftover yarns and joining as I go with white. I am doing a basic 3 round granny plus the final white round. I am going to try for getting 5 squares a week done, I did it in weeks 1 and 2 hope I can keep it up.
This is week 3

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This is the 3 squares joined

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Ya’ll have a great week!

I joined the 14 in 2014 group on Ravelry so that I could be a bit more focused with my crafting this year. Here’s my list:
1. Helen’s Socks I am doing the Loomclass on socks in January
2. Celestina learn enteralac on the loom
3. amigurumi nativity
4. 2 blocks each month from 2014 BAM CAL
5.4 puffs a week for my Beekeepers Quilt
6. 52 weeks of Grannies blanket for my bed, I will be doing 5 grannies a week, total for the year 260 and will be joining as I go
7. Worsted weight socks for me pattern to be determined
8. Sweater for me undercurrent
9. Kaylin clutch
10. 2014 Mystery Knit-A-long so I can stretch myself with knitting needles, plus I love a mystery!
11.
12.
13.
14.
Remaining 4 to be determined
Progress photos:

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Helen’s Socks

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Kaylin Clutch

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Hexipuffs
52 weeks of grannies

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Hi all hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas! I did it was full of food, family and gifts. My husband gave me an IPad mini and I love it! On Christmas morning I had a lovely peaceful time with my hook and Christmas music while making a case for it.

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I used the instructions From the Green Dragonfly, lovely instructions. Anyway onto year end here is a collage of my projects that I have made since I last updated here

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I am very proud of a few of these the artists palette shawl ( loom knit) the wingspan shawl ( Tunisian crochet) the Dr. Who scarf ( Tunisian crochet ) and the Sidney Owl ( loom knit ).

Hope everyone has a very Happy and Safe New Year.

Good morning all, Here is what I’ve finished since I last updated.

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Sidney the Owl- Loom knit using this pattern: http://www.letsknit.co.uk/free-knitting-patterns/category/toys
I used a Kiss Loom and Lion Brand Jiffy yarn.

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Tunisian Twist Cowl test pattern from
http://crochet4mybutterfly.com/

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Yoda purchased crochet pattern from
http://www.etsy.com/shop/lucyravenscar
I must have been half asleep when I wrote R2D2! LOL!

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Loomknit geopuffs/hexipuffs using 2 strands of sock yarn and pattern from here
http://loomlady.blogspot.com

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Sydney Stitch Dishcloth wrote this pattern for the Kiss Looms anniversary party. The pattern will be available here soon.

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