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Projects Completed In 2007

  • Pineapple Pullover

  • Clay items - beads, etc.

  • Abi - Rowan Sweater

  • Several Beaded Necklace/Earring sets

  • Christmas Table Topper

  • Rhubarb (aka "Tomato") knit

  • Larger Than Life Bag - Crochet

  • Vogue Cardi #19 - Knit

  • Summer Bag - crochet

  • Lucy in the Sky with Bob - Knit

  • Spiderweb Cardi - Crochet

  • Bianca's Jacket - Knit

  • 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

  • 2 Knit & 1 Crocheted Calorimetries


  • Knitting Patterns Crochet Patterns by


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January 21, 2007



I have to find this magazine-I just was emailing Vera telling her it was no where to be found around here-it'll turn up, eventually.


They're discontinuing this title? Why would they do that with crochet increasing in popularity? I liked the last issue of this as well. And I was very impressed with the note "All patterns triple checked." Crap. They get it just right and then they leave us. Simply Creative Crochet is put out by the same publisher - hopefully they'll keep up the good work in their next issue.

Sorry about the Haight-Ashbury. Too much messing around with the pattern? You've saved me searching for that Sandra magazine - if it doesn't have the Bron seal of approval, I'm sure I wouldn't be able to attempt it. :-) I like the replacement sweater - classy!

And as for the cabled hoodie - are you going to go for the one in Knitting Nature? It's a beauty!


Oh! Thanks for all the pictures. I was going to buy it for the purse alone, but now that I've seen your blog I'd go to Altus now to get one if it wasn't so cold. LOL


Is the magazine being discontinued?


Wow - you added alot to the to-do list! Knowing you, it'll all be whipped up and beautiful in no time. Especially if you get snowed in again :) Strange, strange weather.


I also picked the magazine up a couple days fo ago and I am very impressed. I haven't decided on the first project from it yet!
I haven't heard that about it being cancel, what a shame!


Oh, that jacket is beautiful. I might have to add that one to my to do list.


I never progressed beyond doileys when it came to crochet, but I do like that bag and the bathmat. But, probably not enough to try to make them. I tried a simple pair of baby crochet sandals some months back and completely stuffed them up. I think I'll stick to knitting. :o)


I love yellow and blue for kitchens -tablecloths, that sort of thing! I think the new black cardi/ jacket will be far mor euseful and wearable than the frogged H-A!

Willa Jean

You keep this up, Bron, I just might have to teach myself to crochet. Seriously. I made an afghan years ago, but nothing from a chart. I LOVE that jacket, though.
Speaking of hoodies, I'm working on the Central Park Hoodie from KnitScene Fall '06, and as with your Haight Ashbury (btw, I was IN the Haight, and nobody looked like that lemme tell ya) to get the loose fit I want in the body, I have to go in some on the shoulders. I decreased an extra few stitches on the armscye, now what do I have to do to compensate in the sleeve caps? Anything?
Is armscye pronounced ARM-ski? As in, "Madam Karinina, I'd like you to meet Count Vronsky, and of course you know General Armskye?"


Paula & Vera & Kel - Yes, both this and "Simply Creative Crochet" are being discontinued. Which really ticks me off since both are getting better each time!

Regarding Haight Ashbury - Yes, too much futzing and if I changed the shoulders to be narrower, I don't think the hip line would've looked good at all. I think that pattern would look best on very thin, pretty much straight up & down girls!

As for the hoodie...I have a couple in mind so I'll list my choices in another entry. :)

Linda - It's a great buy!

Jillian - the weather is too strange for words. Now I wish the weather guys could get the forecast right! Sheesh.

Aw, Terri - surely you'd like to take another walk on the darkside??? Mwahahahaha!

Nat - Exactly - I'll be getting a lot more use out of this than the longer one. :)

Willa Jean - It's arm-SKYE I believe. As in, "Hello, Captain Bly, may I introduce Lieutenant Armskye?"

If you've made the armhole opening smaller, you'll have to knit a few less rows on the sleeve cap to compensate - or, if it was at the initial bind-off for the armhole, just decrease fewer stitches to match what you did on the armhole. :) It shouldn't be any big deal - just hold up the sleeve cap to the armscye as you go and eyeball it for fit.

How cool you were in the Haight! Come on - surely that coat would've fit right in with some love beads & flowers in her hair? hehe

Carolina Lange

Thanks for the pictures! Now I must have that magazine!


I found this blog by accident and I am glad I did. You have some great stuff here. I saw a blog that had been posted on Jan. 17, 2007. It had a picture of "Easy Crochet" in it. I saw the pictures of yellow and blue kitchen items and was wondering if you knew where I kind find the patterns for them.

Please email me back if you can. By the way, I am going to make the Victorian Mitts. I love the pattern.

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