Thursday, August 28, 2014

~ vops blanket update ~


Eight rows complete.  I have one more row of squares to add, then it's back to crocheting more squares for it.

(the link to the flat braid joining method I'm using is over on the right sidebar)

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

~ g.g. donation from Joyce and Ms. Luna ~


Thank you both so much ladies.  ♥

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Friday, August 22, 2014

~ 6 rows done and bits & pieces ~


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(this is not the bus - just a picture my husband took)

Note to anyone who wants to try to pass a Metro bus on the right when the bus is making a right hand turn - DON'T DO IT!!
My husband squished a car yesterday.
It was not my husband's fault - the car driver was charged by police.
One lane means one vehicle.
Sometimes I wonder about people.

p.s. my husband is Body Shop lead man, but also does mechanical work.  He was heading back to the shop after a test drive.

** no one was hurt **


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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

~ 'guardian grandmas' donation from Ms. Luna plus bits & pieces ~


Thank you, thank you Ms. Luna for your generous donation of 22 precious little baby hats.  They are adorable.  I especially love the little pointy ones - so cute.  ♥

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Thinking of crocheting a blanket with just white & off white yarns.

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I called in my dogs one day.  Tex came in, but Ladybug didn't, so I went looking for her.

I couldn't find her.


I called her name.


Then I whistled.


There she is.  Looks like I disturbed her sleep.  

Ladybug likes to dig holes and then lay in them.  Drives us crazy.


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Sunday, August 17, 2014

~ Instagram ~

I've finally joined Instagram, and I'm liking it so far.
If anyone wants to follow me, my name is 

Debi_y

:)

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~ my campground bag ~

- by special request from 1225jacqueline -


Materials:
- 1 1/2 oz. white 4-ply ww acrylic
- 1 1/2 oz. blue/white print 4-ply ww acrylic
- L hook
- webbing
- hot glue or sewing thread to match
- small pony beads

Size:  7 1/2" side to side x 8 1/2" top to bottom

Note:  Even though gauge doesn't matter - I crochet tight, so you may need to adjust the size of your hook.

Directions:
Rnd 1:  Working with 1 strand white and 1 strand blue/white print ch 2, 12 sc in 2nd ch from hook.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st.  2 sc in each sc around.  Join as before.

Rnd 3:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st, sc in next sc.  *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st, sc in each of next 2 sc.  *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 5:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st, sc in each of next 3 sc.  *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 6:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st, sc in each of next 4 sc.  *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnd 7:  Ch 1, 2 sc in same sc as joining st, sc in each of next 5 sc.  *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join as before.

Rnds 8 - 11:  Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining st, sc in each sc around.  Join as before.

Rnd 12:  Ch 4, skip next sc.  *dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch 4.  

Rnd 13:  Ch 1, sc in same st as joining st.  Sc in each dc and ch-1 space around.  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Rnds 14 - 15:  Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining st.  Sc in each sc around.  Join as before.

Rnds 16 - 22:  Repeat Rnds 12 - 15 consecutively.

Rnd 23:  Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining st.  Reverse sc in each sc around.  Join as before.  End off.

- sew or hot glue ends of webbing to the inside top of each side of bag.

- tie on 3 long strands of white to Rnd 22 at front of bag.  Add beads, knot the ends and then trim.

***Debi Y's pattern***

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Friday, August 15, 2014

~ Hello ladies ~


I'm back from the campground.  We sure did have fun.  Well, except for the working parts.  Laura and I defrosted the freezer, covered a small leak on the roof of the trailer, replaced the shower curtain rings in the ladies bathhouse, and washed the golf cart.
  
I did get some crocheting done.  I made baby bibs and bottle covers.






Our great-niece Kelsey, her best friend Hannah, and our niece Sabrina stayed with me and my sister Laura, and we enjoyed having them with us.  I think they enjoyed staying with us too.  Kelsey even told me and Laura that we were "cooler than what we looked."  We laughed so much at that.  :)  


And lastly, we roamed around the campground on the golf carts.  It's so much fun.

I can't wait to go back.  :)  

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