Friday, September 7, 2007

Nativity Set


This is my very favorite crochet project. I made this set about 12 years ago, and it won my very first blue ribbon at the Middletown Grange Fair. I look forward to the holidays every year so that I can bring it out and display it. I hope to be able to make 2 more sets - one for each of my sons.



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Monday, September 3, 2007

Pink Ribbon Afghan


I started this afghan a few weeks ago. I bought it as a kit from Mary Maxim. It's lovely. However, I encountered a slight problem. With 6 rows left to finish, I have enough yarn to finish one row! I've contacted the Mary Maxim company, and they say that a number of customers had a problem with the kit, and they'll be happy to send me additional yarn. I hope it gets here in time, as I promised this afghan to the Estee Lauder Companies online auction to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Additional Photo from Grange Fair


This is the crossed half-double crochet scarf, my fourth entry in the Grange Fair. I'll be giving it as a Christmas gift.