Ads 468x60px

Featured Posts

Double Crochet Blanket Without Flipping

Started basket weaving ends into seven stitches 
Left hand corner is the wrong side
This is one of the two twin size rainbow stripe blankets I'm making.  Instead of flipping my work for each row I'm getting a more uniform right side and wrong side.  To do this I chained then did row one the normal way.  For row two I ch3 skipped a space then DC between each stitch adding one stitch into the top of the last stitch.  Row three is ch3 with DC in between every stitch.  And repeat.

Basicly each row that skips one on the left adds one on the right and every row that adds one on the left just goes between only.  It's easier than it sounds. 

If you decide to try this technique I would suggest you do a sample square first to get comfortable.  You could also use stitch markers to distinguish which row is which as I did for my first project like this.

Happy crocheting!

Petals and Trinities with the Starburst Hotpad Crochet Pattern Linked Within

My kitchen has a bland white tiled area just above the dishwasher that always needs a splash of color.  It's a perfect place to display a new crochet project every few months.  For this quarter I used the easy and fun Starburst Hotpad.  With cotton in deep black and warm brown to help ward off chilly nights.  It worked up fast in one evening while the kids watched their cartoons.

My Labor of Extreme Color Love Queen Crochet Bedspread

My labor of love!

Made using a puff top double crochet going in one direction with 21 skeins of red heart super saver. The edges are weaved in with a 7 stitch basket weave.  Queen sized 84" x 84" it took me 8 months to complete.  The row colors are worked 1-2-1 dark to light then light to dark.  It's exceedingly warm and cozy.  I LOVE it!

Crochet Heart Corner to Corner Pet Blanket

Evie's new blanket
I made this corner to corner blanket for our miniature schnauzer Evie.  She's always sneaking snuggles with the girls special blankets so I figured why not give her one of her own!?!

Graph and Written Pattern
by Bella Bambina Knits

Custom Hot Wheels Diecast Car 55 Chevy with Blower

Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge

I wanted this Hot Wheels 55 Chevy with blower customed to look like it had sat out in the desert and just roached.  The patina from years in the sun.  The engine deep and dark.  I finished it off with chrome that was painted over to be more bad ass than blingy.



2015 ©Mary Walker
All Rights Reserved
Blogger Templates