Anne

Scallops Crochet Stole

Sweet Scallops Crochet Stole

Hello folks, Once upon a time, there were 8 balls of Legacy by James C. Brett in “Heater”  and I was looking for inspiration online (in other words: looking for vintage crochet stitches) when I stumbled on this… … lacy scallops crochet scarf by LionBrand… All I did was to add two more scallops to the pattern, in order to make it…

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Whitby

Whitby (some Pics and a bit of Culture)

Whitby is best known for its Jet jewelry, wonderful fish, Captain Cook, the Abbey, Dracula and the North York Moors Railway. But where does the name come from? This lovely city was originally called Sinus Fari by the Brigantes who were a Celtic tribe controlling large sections of Northern England but by 71 AD they had been…

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bullion

How to make the Bullion Stitch (Crochet Tutorial)

I started using bullion stitch last year, during a frenzie of ” free form ” – it is very attractive and and it’s less complicated that it appears to be; dare try it ! It is absolutely lovely with colored wools, and/or on borders as here on headband which I made for Sharon in Dunedin. Here is how to make it: Wrap yarn…

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York: Minster

Life in York

I tramp the streets of the city of York Walking down the ways, I’ve walked before For so many years, the same old route Never changing or altering by so much as a foot Though people pass me by, they never see me But I can see them so very clearly So totally wrapped up…

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Backwards stitching

Backwards Stitching (Knitting Tutorial)

If you’re an entrelac lover, you might enjoy this simple backwards stitching tutorial to make you save time. We work entrelacs with rows, and tiers with triangles, left-leaning and right-leaning rectangles. You will have to turn your work at the end of each row (except the last one) within the tiers. Like me, you may…

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