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Friday, August 14, 2009

Lace & Amethyst Wrap

My daughter-in-law saw this in the July/August 2009 issue of Crochet today! and liked it. It is crocheted with RED HEART Eco Ways Bamboo Wool. I had never used this yarn before. It felt really good but I had to be careful because the yarn wanted to split. It is an easy pattern and I hope Linh will enjoy using it.

11 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for dropping by my blog. I loved visiting yours and hope to hear more from you in the future. We're off on our date. :)

    God bless your weekend.

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  2. Isn't that beautiful? I think homemade gifts are the best.

    I'm both happy and appalled when I can buy a beautiful handmade item at a garage sale or thrift shop for a dollar, knowing how much time went into it.

    My daughter has a beautiful piece of embroidery framed over her piano that takes my breath away when I see it. I bought it for one dollar along with many doilies for a quarter each at a garage sale in Detroit.

    I figure we are loving the items even if the people having the garage sale didn't. Yours is so pretty. :)

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I hope you will drop by again. Your wrap is so beautiful. I wish I were able to knit.

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  4. Hello dear Marie! Oh my goodness, what a beautiful wrap!! I love it!
    I agree with Brenda about finding a beautiful handmade item at a garage sale or the Goodwill Store! I recently found a beautiful handmade quilt made by one sister for her other sister for Christmas 2 years ago!! It makes me wonder what would make a person give that away?
    I bought a pretty handmade cross stitched picture about a "daughter" that is incredible. One of my girls will get it for Christmas...but how do I choose which one? I have three blood daughters, two daughters in love, and one precious step daughter! I wonder if I should keep it and just think of all six of them when I see it??
    I have all of my grandma's things that she ever made and gave to me. Some of them were made when she was legally blind and had lots of mistakes but I love them anyway! She gave me one pretty wrap to use when I got up in the middle of the night to nurse my (then) latest baby. I wrapped my baby up in it as well!
    Thanks for your pretty pictures!
    Lots of love sent to you! Beth

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  5. You are so talented. Both the design and color are lovely. What a nice gift.

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  6. Oh how I wish I possessed the talent to do something as beautiful as this. I can crochet basics like a single chain and double chain but that is all. I am horrible at directions. I do better if someone sat with me, showed me how to do it while we did it together.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment about the book review I completed. I hope you really enjoy it! I love that it is based on a true story as well. That just add some extra specialness to it.

    I decided to become a follower of yours as well since you have so many different creative ideas listed here and I love that you leave your beautiful Angel tree up all year long.

    Hope you decide to stop by again sometime and we can become great friends.

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

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  7. Hi Marie! Thanks for the visit! I love this wrap - abolutely gorgeous. I admire all the crochet-ers out there as that is one thing I never mastered (except for granny squares).
    I enjoyed your comments about the hummingbirds. Yes, ours are very territorial most of the time too! Now is the time, however, they start tolerating each other a little more. Guess it's because they're loading up for the trip back to S. America. Also, I see the same thing every Spring as you mentioned with yours. They come to the spots where I usually have feeders as if to say - 'hey, where's the goodies?!'. Gotta love them... smart, delightful, beautiful little creatures God gave us to enjoy. -Tammy

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  8. That is beautiful! She will love it! Twyla

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  9. Wow, what talent! That wrap is gorgeous! I would love to be able to do something that pretty. Hope you have a great week! Much love, Raquel XO

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  10. Sooooo beautiful! You did a wonderful job. Thanks for dropping by my blog. I love meeting new people. Just browsing on yours.

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  11. So beautiful, you are very talented. Clarice

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