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A Few Photos

I actually took a few craft-related photos, earlier this week!  (It's hard to believe, I know.)

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A few doilies...



...including two of the same pattern. This is the Peony Doily, which is a free pattern. There are a few issues with the pattern, but nothing too bad, and it gives a pretty result. 

Then there's an Octoberfest doily:


I've made this one before, too, but I seem to have forgotten to take a photo before I gave it to my grandmother...

I blocked and photographed another doily at the same time as those, but it's a Christmas present, so it'll have to wait.  :o(

I think the two Peony Doilies are the first I've shared here that I made from my stash of Cébélia size 10.  I've had it for a while, now, but was waiting for "the right pattern"-- or to finally feel that I was accomplished enough to do it justice, somehow.  Then we had to plan for our trip, and my inner drama queen / worrywart / worst-case-scenario-ist thought-- what i…

Slowpoke

Originally, I'd planned to finish dealing with the backlog of existing photos before I set everything up and started taking new photos-- including pictures of more recent finished objects and works-in-progress.  The problem is that I'm being so slooooow in editing and sharing photos from our vacation (which we took, oh, back in July).

Well, one of these days I'll catch up.

In the meantime, here's one crochet photo I took right before our trip:


The pattern is "Pineapple Perfection" by Patricia Kristoffersen.   (And here's the project page on Ravelry.)  I made it as a gift for my mother-in-law, whom we visited on our recent vacation.

Right now, I have two "active" WIPs.  There's a crochet doily ("Under Glass" by Chantal Chevallier) and a knitted cowl ("Irish Mesh Cowl" by Jo Strong).

It's funny about cowls... When I first started seeing them on Ravelry, I thought they were kind of weird-looking. Ugly, even.  But I guess…