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Eyelet Baby Blanket and Free Fashion Doll Blanket

eyelet baby blanket

I have just been on a baby-blanket-making-binge these days! It is so much fun to crochet baby afghans. They are quick and beautiful to crochet. This one, the Eyelet Baby Blanket, is one of my favorites.

Eyelet Baby Blanket

eyelet baby blanket

I just love it. I have crocheted many variations of this baby blanket through the years but this one is so bright and pretty — it’s by far my favorite. It would be so easy to change out the colors and make it all over again. I hope you will love crocheting it as much as I do.

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4-H and The Team Wreath

Crochet Team Wreath

I have a friend that is deeply involved in 4-H. She has been working with 4-H kids since college and was probably involved before she even went to college. She is an awesome person and devotes a greater part of her life to working with kids. I have great admiration for people that invest in our youth and children. What a great way to spend your time!

Julie called and asked me to create a couple of patterns for her 4-H group down in Texas. How could I say “no”?! She knows that I would never do that, so we talked for a bit and this Team Wreath is the pattern that developed. It uses the beautiful Red Heart Team yarns. There are so many color choices; it makes crocheting easy for beginners. You never have to change colors yet you get the color changes in the finished product. Continue reading 4-H and The Team Wreath

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May Flowers

May flowers

Our May flowers are blooming in our yard! The roses and irises are in full bloom — the roses always bloom around the first of May and Mother’s day.  These roses (pictured below) are by our front porch, and the scent of them fills the air as you walk up the path. They really need to have some care but time has been scarce here.

May Flowers

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