Category Archives: Charity

Crochet – Prayer Shawl #2

After finishing the first prayer shawl I decided that I wanted to give another pattern a try. Again, I made a masculine shawl with a variegated yarn. It doesn’t contain any of my favorite colors, but the pattern was very … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Crochet, Faith, Prayer Shawl | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Crochet – Prayer Shawl #1

Since I took up crocheting I have made a few blankets for Project Linus. It’s a good excuse to sit in front of the TV while helping a charity. Right? Well, when I was attending a meeting at church back … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Crochet, Prayer Shawl | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dresses for Missions Update – 3-31-17

Dress #36 As pretty as this dress is, I wasn’t at all pleased with it. First it took me forever to get back to working on it. I had the top part halfway done for about a month. Then the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Dresses for Missions, Sewing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Project Linus Blanket #4

The fourth blanket that I’ve crocheted is another Ripple afghan. I’m calling it “1990” When I saw the florescent-colored variegated yarn I was instantly transported back to the early ’90s when neon colors were all the rage. I tried looking … Continue reading

Posted in Blankets, Charity, Crochet, Project Linus | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Project Linus Blanket #3

I am calling this blanket Purple Irises As I was crocheting with the variegated yarn it reminded me of the irises that I tore out of my rose garden this past spring. I really enjoyed crocheting this blanket. I used … Continue reading

Posted in Blankets, Charity, Crochet, Project Linus | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy New Year!

I, for one, am glad to see 2016 in the rear view mirror. I know a lot of people who feel that way. It just seems like 2016 was extra hard. I sure hope that 2017 is a lot kinder … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Crafting, Crochet, Dresses for Missions, Sewing, Travel, Wood Work | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Project Linus Blanket #2

Blanket # 2 – My First Ripple As crocheting goes, this blanket was easy to work on as long as I kept count of my stitches. There were a few times that I miscounted and had to rip out what … Continue reading

Posted in Blankets, Charity, Crochet, Project Linus | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment