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Bottle Cap Crochet - Cool!

Bottle Cap Crochet - Cool!

Posted Apr 11th, 2017 in pattern book archives

Here I am thinking it is some kind of stitch pattern I have never seen before, when in reality it is comprised of standard stitches that cover metal bottle caps.

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I hated Phentex yarn - Slippers from 1971

I hated Phentex yarn - Slippers from 1971

Posted Oct 30th, 2016 in pattern book archives

Phentex yarn has to be the worst yarn I have ever had the not-so-great pleasure of working with -- thankfully, I didn't too much, but my mother did.

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Who Remembers: Golden Needlecraft Creations

Who Remembers: Golden Needlecraft Creations

Posted Oct 22nd, 2016 in pattern book archives

It was fun, flipping through the pages of these two binders -- again. Many ya- many more nay!

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Who is C. Strohmeyer? A Year of Doilies

Who is C. Strohmeyer? A Year of Doilies

Posted Sep 18th, 2016 in pattern book archives

This pattern book, was published in 1991 by Leisure Arts. Leaflet #2120 A Year of Doilies by C. Strohmeyer, offers 12 designs, one for each month of the year.

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Crochet circa 1994 - Weekend Crochet

Crochet circa 1994 - Weekend Crochet

Posted Sep 5th, 2016 in pattern book archives

Weekend Crochet 1994 features 65 easy projects with an heirloom look. Toys, sweaters, afghans, and lace.

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Beautiful Fall-coloured Afghan Vintage Pattern Leaflet

Beautiful Fall-coloured Afghan Vintage Pattern Leaflet

Posted Sep 3rd, 2016 in pattern book archives

Since it is Labour Day weekend, which to me signifies the start of comfy, sweater weather, big pots of chili and cozy nights in front of the fire -- this fall coloured afghan is just perfect.

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Some things are just plain ugly

Some things are just plain ugly

Posted Aug 13th, 2016 in pattern book archives

What self-respecting golfer would venture out to the golf course with pompoms on their golf clubs?

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Oh the 'Simplicity' of it all

Oh the 'Simplicity' of it all

Posted Aug 9th, 2016 in pattern book archives

Simplicity got it wrong, when it comes to me and sewing -- there's nothing simple about it. Give me a crochet hook any day!! 1958 Simplicity Sewing Book

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