Monthly Archives February 2016

Creating a Teacup Tree

Categories: Craf-tea, Crochet, and Whimsy.

I’ve been working on new garden whimsy project.  It started with a teacup planter that I purchased recently and it will have some cute crochet teacups displayed in it. I did a fair bit of experimenting with a pattern before I got what I think is right.  Thank goodness crochet is forgiving and on a small item like this it was easy to unravel and try again. Join a chain of 4 into a circle. Chain 3 for the first double crochet (dc). Do 15 dc into the ring to make a total of 16 dc.  Join. To start the
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Five Completions

Categories: Crochet, Knitting, and Plastic Canvas.

It sure feels good completing projects.  I always have a few on the go at once and sometimes it seems they all finish at the same time too. For Five on Friday this week here are five projects that are all finished.   I’ve just started a latch hook project, an embroidery project, and I’ve gone back to knitting some dishcloths. First is the blue bag that I started awhile ago, well actually it got started twice as I wasn’t happy with the first way it started.  The crochet has all been finished, the strap added and the bag has been
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