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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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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.

Hi all, I hope everyone had a great long weekend! Mine has been very relaxing and lazy. I did manage to complete the Tunisian Crochet Wingspan Shawl I was working on, I started it back in May using the loom knit version, this is my post about it. It was turning out way smaller than I wanted it to so I frogged it and started over with different yarn. I finished it today! I handwashed it, dryed it till just damp in the dryer and blocked it on my bed

20130707-171733.jpg after I took it off the bed the corners were curling a bit

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I was real happy with that, so I steamed each triangle and now they don’t curl!

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Crystal doesn’t look very happy, she stopped by and I snagged her to be my model! I love the shawl, I think it is pretty and it was so fun to make! Headed to my son’s for dinner. Ya’ll have a great evening.

Hi all, hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July! Mine was pretty good I had the pleasure of relaxing with my crochet and loom knitting pretty much all day! I worked on my Tunisian Wingspan, I am on triangle 6 only 2 more to go! I also worked on some more hexipuffs, I got 4 more done and I wound 20 balls of yarn in preparation for a Granny Blanket, I really want one for my queen size bed just not sure I will stick with it. It was a really nice day to just relax and do what I wanted, in the evening we made steak, baked potatoes and corn on the cob all cooked on the grill and Rob set off some very loud fireworks! Recently I completed a loomed jar cover, a hot water bottle cover and a pair of slippers.

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Hi all, I was recently asked to test a pattern for Corinne at Crochet4mybutterfly the pattern crocheted up very nicely, I acheived the gauge called for in the pattern. It was an easy pattern to follow and had very few mistakes or things I did not understand. Overall it is a very nicely written pattern, I would have been pleased if I had purchased the pattern. I am happy with the finished hat.
What I used to make it:
Yarn – yarn bee first love bulky #5
Hook I (5.5)
Brimmed Hat with Cables pattern by Corinne at Crochet4mybutterfly

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The hat in the above picture has not been blocked yet, head on over to her Website http://crochet4mybutterfly.com/
and see what else she has. Ya’ll have a great afternoon!

Hi all,I’ve decided to make a Tunisian Crochet Sampler blanket! I am using the instructions I found on this site there are videos and also written instructions. There are 64 different stitches on this website. I will be using Vanna’s Choice Yarn and a size J (5.5mm) Denise Interchangeable Crochet Hook. I am going to try and complete at least 2 squares a week, here are the first 2
Square 1 Tunisian Simple Stitch TSS
Yarn color 180 Cranberry
chain 27, work 20 rows includes foundation chain in row count,bindoff with slipstitch
Measures:7″x7″ blocked
Was quick and easy and I really like the finished square.
Completed on Wed Jun 12, 2013

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Square 2-Tunisian Full Stitch TFS
Yarn color 108 Dusty Blue
Chain 23 work 33 rows bindoff in Slipstitch following stitch pattern
Measures 7″x 7″ blocked
could have chained 25 to start and worked 32 rows
Completed Fri Jun 14, 2013
I tried to crochet somewhat loose, but the block had a lot of curl.
Had a little trouble with this one on the forward pass, I kept ending up with the wrong # of stitches so make sure and count at the end of the forward pass.
This took a lot more yarn than my first one. Not sure I’ll make more of this one.
the fabric feels a bit stiff.

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Hi all I hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend. Mine has been pretty good, I got a bit done around the house and have spent some time with hook and yarn and I’m pleased to say I have a completed project! Earlier in the week Elena from Beatriceryandesigns
posted about these cute Mary Jane SkimmersI went and checked them out and of course bought the pattern. I completed a pair this weekend for myself, I wear slippers at work (no shoes allowed in my room, crawling babies) only they look like real shoes. Since I am on carpet all day I chose not to make them non-skid or outdoor useable, but the pattern author has a nice article about this on her blog: http://hookcandy.blogspot.com/2011/10/making-crocheted-slippers-non-slip.html

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Aren’t they cute! the pattern can be found here on Ravelry
I found the pattern to be easy to follow and well written. It cost a bit more than I usually will pay for a single item pattern, but I am glad I splurged.
I made the XS size with an I hook with Red Heart Love yarn in the color lettuce and Caron One Pound in the color espresso. I really enjoyed working with the Love yarn, even with 2 strands it was nice, the Caron on the other hand was difficult a bit too stiff and hard to work with 2 strands. They fit perfectly, I wear size 6 shoes. I already have plans for another pair, just need to decide on the yarn.
I will purchase from HookCandy again, I saw a couple of other patterns I thought I might like. Time to cook supper I am making Ham and Asparagus Fried Rice from this recipe
http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/fried-rice-with-ham-asparagus-10000001875644/
Ya’ll have a great week! Angel


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