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I'm a lover of vintage times and simple elegance of another era. I'm waiting a while for my special little farmhouse. While I'm waiting, I'm making good use of my time creating lovlies with my crochet hook n thread or yarn, and baking and cooking from scratch for my family.


The Guardian Angel

Take your needle my child and
work at your pattern it will come out a
rose by and by. Life is like that...one
stitch at a time taken patiently.


~Oliver Wendell Holmes 1867~





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Monday, December 16, 2013

Christmas Tree ... from hook n yarn

Greetings All !

Tis a frosty day in my neck of the woods, it been a frosty week in fact, today the sun is out, and the temperature is 10 degrees as I write this. The snow is glistening like millions of diamonds, it is pretty
I'll have to admit, going outside in it a different story, although over the weekend we had the snowglobe effect those big puffy snowflakes, which fall gently to the earth and covered everything like a Christmas Card. The trees heavy with snow and the red cardinal in contrast were beautiful at the Nature Center this weekend. 

Speaking of trees....this is one I made probably 3 years ago now with my hook n yarn. I used a varigated white with cranberry and sage green I found at Pat Catans. Sometimes they have bins there with the mill ends of the yarn, and you'll get 3-4 nice size skeins in a package. 


Photo disclaimer " I don't pretend to be a photographer"
sometimes it works and sometimes not, but you all get the idea...

Remember  " A moving hook is a happy hook " !

4 comments:

Vikki Hooks said...

lovely!!!!

Snowcatcher said...

Very festive! I think it's a great photo!

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

pretty tree! You made this with yarn? Fantastic.
Stay warm my friend. We are in for some warmer days this week.
Pat

Charlotte Huffman said...

Beautiful! I'm working on my first one!