Mary's Crochet House

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Location: Cottage Grove, Oregon, United States

I am a wife, mom and grandma to four. Three grown kids all on their own and one 12 year old left to raise. I'm an avid crocheter and knitter. I crochet more than knit but have been knitting more and more.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

I haven't posted much lately because I have been busy as a tester for Kathy(Katchkan) on her Autumn Shawl.  I couldn't find an Autumn color that I liked so decided to do it in a light blue.   I will be using some dark blue beads for the trim,  but I will post pictures when I have it all completed.
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Image hosted by Photobucket.comHere is Brittany modeling Kathy's simple shawl, I was working on the
Autumn shawl when I lost my hook in the couch unforunately the couch wouldn't give up the hook so I had to put the Autumn shawl on hold until I could buy a new hook.  So in the meantime I had to keep my hands busy so I worked on this.  It is a free pattern that you can get at Crochetville that Kathy has posted.

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Image hosted by Photobucket.comHere is a scarf that I am working on for my Granddaughter.  It is an adaptation of a pattern that I tested for Etaria at www.crochetgarden.com.  The scarves are all beautiful works and this is just a small piece of it.  My granddaughter is only six so the full size would have been to wide for her. 

Image hosted by Photobucket.comThese next two pics are of a sleeveless shirt I knitted in October.  It is a simple pattern but takes me longer to complete because I don't knit as fast as I crochet.  Brittany isn't happy about being my model as she really hates pink but she does her mothers bidding because she loves me.  Thats my story and I'm sticking to it.

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Image hosted by Photobucket.comAnother knit top that I completed in October.  I am slowly working my way up from sleeveless tops to hopefully doing one in sleeves.  But until then I will keep practising with sleeveless outfits.  The shirt is a little to big for Britt but she is a trooper and let me take a picture anyways.

Image hosted by Photobucket.comOkey I think I have made up for not posting for awhile.  Once I get thru with my Autumn shawl I will have to start on some quicker projects for Christmas so hopefully it won't take me as long to post finished projects.

4 Comments:

Blogger jaclim said...

I really love the color of your shawl, Mary! I can't wait to see it done. Kathy got her thread from me to do her shawl. She got 2 cones of the Raylon thread. :-))
The little scarf for your grand daughter is looking great!

3:37 PM  
Blogger Tandi said...

Wow, you've been busy. I love Kathy's Simple Shawl. I started it in that same color boucle but something at the start is stumping me. Your tops are so cute! And I love the blue you used for the first shawl.

12:02 PM  
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