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Rainbow surface crochet stripes on grey fabric, by Susan Carlson of Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns

::Happy Fall-ing::

Isn't Fall the most amazing time of year? Well, here in my little mountainous neck of the woodsworld, it is. I love the smell, the crunchy leaves, the warm vibrant colors, the layered clothing, the school supplies, the crocheting. (Oh, actually I enjoy that all year long!) But there is something wonderful about making things with yarn in the cooler weather. Maybe it is because I can snuggle up to...
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Crochet mandala, colorful in embroidery hoop, Susan Carlson of Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns

::Pyrex Love::

One day when I was about six, I came home from shopping at the local department store with my dad. We were there to buy a gift for my mother's birthday. When I got home, my mother, knowing me all too well, started inquiring about the "gift". The conversation went something like this:

Mom: Did you have fun shopping?
Me: We got you the prettiest gift, Mom!
Mom: Oh, and what is it?
Me: Well, I'm not...
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Waikiki Wildflower Blanket crochet throw pattern for baby or adult, textured Hawaiin flowers by Susan Carlson of Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns

::Buckets of Happy::

Did I ever tell you that crocheting makes me happy?  Yep. Add color. Add more happy. Add wool. Add even more happy. Add new, somewhat challenging pattern. Add buckets of happy. That's what I've been doing as of late.But let me regress a bit. Earlier I told you about...
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Rainbow of colorful yarn in wicker shelf, Susan Carlson of Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns

::It's Raining Wool!::

I went to the yarn store last week to pick up a single--repeat, SINGLE--skein of yarn to finish my Pointillism Posie and decided to use the customer scanner to see if it was on sale. Rather than the expected price of $5.97, it beeped at $1.48. Okay. Breathe, Sue. Just, breathe. Control. Grab a couple of other colors.  Scan.  $1.48. Breathe. Control breathing. Slowly--in and out. So now what? I...
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White vintage hob nail milk glass with colorful crochet table runner beneath, Susan Carlson of Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns


For the last month I have been quite busy working on my Etsy shopand trying to set up the whole business end of things--not my strength, but fortunately I have a dear hubby who is very skilled at such non-creative tasks. But in my fleeting free moments I have been working on a few little creative and colorful projects for my home. I must, I must, I must decrease my...UFO's--otherwise known as...
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