Author Archives: janicelynn

Spider Web Afghan Finish

Great project that I finished on Monday.  It still came out a little tighter than expected, if I make another in this style I will definitely try a hook size “J”. Advertisements

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Spider Web Afghan

This past week I finished 28 rounds of the Spider Web Afghan and was not happy with the results.  It looks like an island volcano. I didn’t realize how much the ends were curling and so I decided it was … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts & Halloween Afghan

I just finished block #1, Woodpile of the 30’s version of Mama’s Little Shortcuts.  I like it… Mama’s Little Shortcuts, Block #1 Another new project that I started is a crochet afghan.  This is a kit I got from Herrschners … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts – BOM

This is my latest project —  it is another oldie that is sure to be fun to make. Mama’s Little Shortcuts is a 1998 BOM from Atkinson Designs.  The designer, Terry Atkinson knows how to make things easy and I … Continue reading

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DOVE Bandages – Mission Accomplished

Each year I try to complete 6 bandages for the DOVE Bandage Brigade – here they are.  The good new is that when I went to the DOVE website there is an announcement that the bandages are no longer needed! … Continue reading

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Toothbrush Rug — 8 Day Project

Several years ago I bought a pattern and tool to make a toothbrush rug.  I tried to start one and failed and moved on to making a locker hook rug. A couple of weeks ago I stumbled on a youtube … Continue reading

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The Last 4 Blocks!

These are the blocks from months 11 and 12.  I had fun with these blocks but did have a couple of problems with construction.  When you look closely you can see a bit of ripple in each and every flying … Continue reading

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And this set of blocks…

I continue to enjoy making blocks for the Indigo Stars BOM, in spite of myself. This is from month 9 — I managed to cut one of the plaid fabrics 2.25 in instead of 2.5 inches. This kit does not … Continue reading

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More Big Blocks & Knit Dove Bandages

  Here are the blocks for month 7 for Indigo Stars BOM.  I had a major miscut so the extra seams are because I didn’t pay great attention to my pattern … oops! So— what did I do wrong?  I … Continue reading

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NP, Mill Hill, Quilting ….

Once again, time flies… I need to give myself a specific day to post and perhaps I will get back to a weekly schedule. Christmas in July was weak… I did make two Mill Hill beaded ornaments but I only … Continue reading

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