Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Swifter & Winder

I'm getting ready to start crocheting a new swing jacket. I ordered 10 hanks of yarn (which have not yet arrived), but broke out in a sweat thinking about winding all those hanks into a ball. So...I bought a swifter and yarn winder. Reluctantly, I opened the box and followed the instructions. I got the yarn on the swifter (whew!).
Nervously, I started winding...
VOILA! It took about 17 seconds. 
I can't wait for my yarn to be delivered. I feel really good about myself today. :)

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Flapper Hat

The flower motif on this hat doesn't show as well as I'd like, so I'm going to experiment with other yarns. Or maybe I'll add a cute button.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Drop Stitch Crochet

I love new techniques and I also love Kim Guzman's designs. I had problems reading one of her patterns published in a magazine one time so I emailed her. I heard back from her with instructions within the hour. She's a lovely lady. Please check out her blog at the link below and see some of her gorgeous creations using the Drop Stitch Crochet technique. I can't wait to try it!

Thursday, August 1, 2013