Crochet · Finished Projects · made by Lisa Dean

First Finish of the Year

  This is the first project I’ve started and finished this year.  It’s the Sewrella Easy Beginner Baby Blanket.  It is indeed easy.  And quick because you’re using a bulky yarn.  It’s a simple half double crochet with a single crochet border.  However I decided to do a round of crab stitch after the first… Continue reading First Finish of the Year

Crochet · Etsy · Finished Projects · made by Lisa Dean

Granny Ripple Blanket

 Doing the finished project happy dance!!  This is a baby blanket using yarn from my stash (rediscovered after sorting through and moving things into space saver bags.)  One of what I am hoping will be many projects completed this year.  I’m still in the process of organizing my various craft stashes.  Using the space saver… Continue reading Granny Ripple Blanket

Crochet · Living Well & Spending Zero

New Color Scheme for 63 Easy To Crochet Pattern Stitches Afghan

I’m putting this here so I can find it for future reference when I start working on it.  The three main colors will be red, gray and white.  The first edging of the squares will be their same color and the second edging will be black.  They will be joined with black and the border… Continue reading New Color Scheme for 63 Easy To Crochet Pattern Stitches Afghan

Crochet · Etsy · Living Well & Spending Zero

Okay, changed my mind – Update on "63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches"

I’ve been working on squares for the “63” afghan and posting the photos of each square.  Then yesterday (or the day before) it dawned on me that I wasn’t getting very much joy out of the colors for this afghan.  I know I chose them, but they were based on colors I chose years ago… Continue reading Okay, changed my mind – Update on "63 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches"

Crochet · Etsy · KonMari

Already halfway through the month!

I can’t believe it’s already September 16th!  The time is just flying by.  I have been busy working on clearing out clutter.  I “KonMari’d” my kitchen cabinets and reduced the number of pots and pans that I needed down to something sensible.  Seriously, I could have cooked for an army with what I had. I… Continue reading Already halfway through the month!

Crochet · Crohn's · Etsy · KonMari · made by Lisa Dean

If Not Now, Then When

Well, it’s been a very long time since I’ve blogged anything and as the magnet I recently purchased says “If not now, then when?”  So here I go. Where things stand right now.  I’m working full time on an overnight schedule.  I had surgery in June with regards to my Crohn’s and Colitis.  (I’ll write… Continue reading If Not Now, Then When