05 September 2008

Carnival for Green Crafts

The fourth Carnival for Green Crafts is currently up at Whip Up - and they've included my Crocheted Hanger Tutorial!! Thank you!! It's great to help spread the word about reusing things instead of throwing them away.

Check out the Carnival - there are several amazing tutorials on there and great thought provoking articles. On my to-do list for this weekend is to go back through the first 3 Carnivals and check them out.

The Carnival is run by Crafting a Green World, and they are taking submissions. Have something you want to share? Head over there and send them the info!

04 September 2008

What's New - Redux Designs for Autumn

Thanks to the remnants of Hurricane Gustav, we've had several cloudy, rainy days in Memphis. In fact, it is cool enough this morning that the air conditioning is off and the windows are open. Not a typical day in early September for us, but my cat is loving it!

With cooler temperatures and evenings getting noticeably shorter, I'm reminded that Autumn is truly on the way. With that in mind, I'm beginning to list some of my hand-crocheted scarves.






The perfect thing to wrap around your neck for warmth on cooler days, and to add a bit of color to your outfits - such as this scarf made from yarn in the colors of the rainbow.







And for times when you need something warm around your shoulders to keep the chill off? I've got a burgundy shawl that reuses squares cut from a sweater and alternates with hand crocheted squares.










Warm and cozy!










Watch my Etsy shop over the next few days to see more items for Autumn.
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01 September 2008

Treasures!

Look at what I received - a gift from a friend! Jewelry, yarn, and a cardigan just waiting to be remade into something else. For me, this is the best kind of treasure!


Here is a close-up of the yarn-----with fall and winter on the way, I'm already thinking about what I could crochet and knit with this.....


A close-up of some of the jewelry - this box is mainly earrings. I spent several hours just sorting through this, to see what was there. In a nutshell - a lot of raw material just waiting to be taken apart and make into something else!


Of course,this was all done under the supervision of my CCI (Chief Cat Inspector). Nothing missed his sharp eyes, and the yarn was found to be easy to play with!


He approves!! Now, let the creating begin----