Yarn Donations

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Wow! I am truly lucky. I received  bags and bags of colorful yarn yesterday from my Project Linus chapter coordinator. What a great way to start off the new year!

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

Little Boy Blue Blanket

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Celebrate this year with new hope, new resolutions and new creativity. Try to find a new way to live a wonderful  life. Wishing you  a Happy New Year ! This is my first Project Linus blanket for 2015, wow how time fly’s! This  “Little Boy Blue” blanket is  another corner to corner blanket, that is 46×46 and is very soft.

Sunshine Baby Blanket


Finished this nice  ” Sunshine Baby Blanket” 43×43 blanket, just in time for the Baby Toes Challenge that Project Linus is promoting the month of September 2014. This  blanket was a challenge for me to crochet, I have never crocheted with yarn this fine before. Bernat ” Softee” Baby. I bought a new  ergonomic  crochet hook a few weeks ago and wow  what a nice surprise, should have bought one long ago. I would never have been able to make this blanket without the help of  ergo hook.

Halfway through our Baby Toes Challenge we’ve raised $1480.00. THANK YOU to everyone who has donated so far!

Baby Toes Challange


If you are able, make a donation of $10 – $25 to Project Linus. That’s it! Then share this message with 5 of your friends and ask them to do the same thing. We can easily reach tens of thousands of people who only need to make a small donation — and we can make this our own viral challenge. We’ll put updates on the Project Linus page to track how we are doing. We know that we can do this, and we know that we have thousands of supportive friends who will help us. We need your help! Share, share, share this message on Facebook, Twitter, and face to face with your friends and family. Then add the cute Baby Toes graphic below as your Facebook profile picture for the month of September. Let’s see how many Baby Toes we can see on Facebook!

Crocheting is Wonderful in So many Ways!



We all Scream for Ice Cream!

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Happy Anniversary to my wonderful husband of 27 years, who helps me sort out my yarn and drop off blankets! An easy fun cake to make with children for  any celebration. ❤


Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Recipe!
Serves: 6 to 8
  • – 1 box of twelve Ice Cream Sandwiches (or two boxes for a large cake)
  • – 1 tub of Whipping Cream
  • – Magic Shell Caramel
  • – Magic Shell Chocolate
  • Optional: Oreo Cookies (crumbled into pieces)
  • Optional: Candy bars (diced into pieces) Snickers, Hersheys, Twix, Reeses, Optional: M&M’s, Nestle Crunch, etc…
  • Optional: Nuts
  1. Unwrap all the ice cream sandwiches
  2. Lay the first layer of three down
  3. Drizzle chocolate, caramel and any other toppings you want. This will harden and act as a glue to hold this cake together.
  4. Lay the second layer of three ice cream sandwiches
  5. Drizzle chocolate, caramel and any other toppings again.
  6. Lay the last layer of three and then frost the outside of the cake with whip cream topping.
  7. Top the cake with more drizzled chocolate, caramel and any other toppings you want on it.
  8. Enjoy!

A New Pattern Complete

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Don’t you just love it when a pattern is easy to follow and  works out perfectly?  This “Corner to Corner“pattern is very simple and has a nice texture. This blanket is 44” square, so next I want to figure out the rectangle, don’t think it will be to difficult.  I made this with leftover yarn from other Blankets for Linus projects.


Corner-to-Corner Blanket

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My new blanket for Project Linus, is a corner to corner pattern that is really working out nicely. I like to make blankets that are easy and work up quickly, this pattern fits that description. Its been a long time since l have increased and decreased, so its a bit of a challenge. I watched a half a dozen videos and read a few patterns and decided to just go for it. Here is  the link for the free “ Corner to Corner Blanket” that you can read. The video was very  helpful and easy to follow along.  I have mastered the increase,  I don’t think l will have any problems with the decrease. Will just have to wait and see the finished product. 🙂




Glowworm Blanket

Glowworm shinning nice and bright

Keeps you safe and warm at night.

Glow worrm blanket

This blanket was named after the glowworm green yarn from red heart. I didn’t realize the name of the yarn until l got home, gave me a nice idea for a blanket. The photo doesn’t show  off the glowworm green enough, but you get the idea. 38×52

July 4th Blanket



I have decided to repost as July 4th is just around the corner and have a bit of an update about this blanket. I normally have no idea where the blankets go, this time is a bit different. Camp Corral is camp for children of wounded, disabled or fallen military parents, that is sponsored by Golden Corral Restaurants, the camps taking place all over the US. The next one in NC is July 6th in King, NC. They expect 250 children.  I am thrilled that I was able to contribute and feel enlightened to  know where the blanket  has been sent too.