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  • Rhubarb (aka "Tomato") knit

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  • Vogue Cardi #19 - Knit

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  • Spiderweb Cardi - Crochet

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  • Something Red - knit

  • Two tea cozies - one knit, one crochet

  • Square Neck Tank top - knit

  • Doris Chan's Lace Cardi - crochet

  • Nantucket Jacket

  • Fish Bath Mat

  • Crocheted Triangles Purse

  • More dishcloths than one person should EVER make

  • Fountain Lace Cardi - Knit

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April 30, 2006



I agree that the lace pattern is lost in that "tweedy" yarn. I think the Cedar yarn will be lovely.

You aren't the only one who has the "stash" problem of not having what you need in the Stash! Even when working on using up odd skeins... you have to go buy more to finish, or there is another color you need. LOL

Let us know what you find to crochet!


Absolutely - you had no choice!


Mmmm! Yummy Elann yarns! I'm tempted by the Katia Idea Jeans coming out... but I'm managing to resist so far. Even with the discount it's not super-cheap (it's cheap, but not "oh-my-gosh-so-cheap-I-can't-not"), and, given that I don't have a project in mind, I can't justify it. I do love how it's shaded, though. I'm trying to hide the newsletter so that I forget, and don't come up with a project. ;) (This is not the term to be splurging on yarns... even if they are the type that I'll never see again.) *sigh* I am *not* going to go now to see if there's any "Cool Crochet" projects that call for a similar yarn. I'm *not*. (Please... don't remind me about this yarn or that book until after that yarn has sold out... I'm not sure how much more my willpower can take! ;) )


I've been having green cravings lately, too... and mostly in green shades that I wouldn't previously have been drawn to at all (when elann put up the Austermann Inka Alpaca, I used my $50 credit to get 20 balls of it in Herb... not Cedar, although I love that, and it would normally be the kind of green I would like... which is a brighter and more yellowy green than I usually go for... and suddenly bright lime green really grabs my attention). It's so weird.

Anyhow, you're right that the marled look of the original yarn was hiding the beauty of CeCe, rather than enhancing it. Disappointing, because I had also thought it would look great.

And thanks for the mini-review of the Sonata... I'll keep that in mind, because there are definitely some things I'd like to make that that would work for. Now if I can just ever get to them :)


Margaret - It's been a whole day & I've come up with bupkis to crochet! Aaargh! I'm wondering when inspiration will strike - I'm definitely going through a crocheting slump.

Thanks, Jillian - I know I can depend on my buds to back me up regarding the need for yarn. ;)

Andrea - That Katia Jeans is SO tempting! I'm especially interested in the variegated...yummy!

But I swear I won't mention it again. ;)

Leisel - Me too regarding lime green - how weird that I'm suddenly thinking about it! I saw the color "herb" in Sonata (I think) and it's really pretty too. There were quite a few shades of green I was contemplating. Hence my thought of stashing a bit of it. :)

Yes, the fact that the Flash didn't work IS disappointing. I really need to find the right pattern for it 'cause I really liked knitting with it.

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