Free Pattern – Seed Stitch Bow

Seed Stitch Bow - A free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Use this Seed Stitch Bow to trim your tree, or when wrapping the presents underneath it. It’s also a great addition to headbands and hats. The Red Heart Holiday yarn is soft and shimmery, and the seed stitch adds a bit of fun texture.

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Free Pattern – Textured Tree Skirt

Textured Tree Skirt - StitchesNScraps.com

Wrap your holiday tree in the simple elegance of this textured tree skirt. It’s made in Red Heart Holiday yarn, which is soft and puffy with a festive shimmer. Seed stitch gives it a subtle, all over texture, highlighted by lacy corner increases. The ribbon-like border adds a splash of color, finished with a decorative fan and picot edge.

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How NOT to color an adult coloring book

Coloring in my adult coloring book (1)

This post contains affiliate links (click here for more info). If you click these ads/links and make a purchase, I may be compensated. I had a little downtime on Christmas morning, and thought I would fill it by coloring in one of my new adult coloring books (Mandala Wonders), which I had just unwrapped 5 minutes earlier. Affiliate Advertisement I love … Continue reading →

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Poinsettia bottle cozy

I know, I know….I haven’t posted a thing since Thanksgiving! I’m sorry I’ve been so quiet. I’m still here, just a bit swamped right now with a couple of projects that I can’t tell you about yet. Isn’t that the way it always goes at this time of year? Anyway, I just wanted to peek in and say I haven’t forgotten … Continue reading →

I love puzzles. I love yarn. This was one of my Christmas presents from my in-laws:

yarn puzzle

I love my in-laws; they know me so well! LOL!

(Don’t get me wrong, I got lots and lots and lots of other goodies, and I love them all! This one just made me giggle 🙂 )

My Secret Santa gifts came!

trivet & card

I was so excited to get a package yesterday, because I knew what it would be. Way back in June, I had signed up for the Making for Makers “secret Santa” group. Well yesterday, I got my package from my secret Santa. Not a secret anymore, she is the lovely Katrina0123. Just look at what she sent me! This bag … Continue reading →

Time is getting away from me

Santa running out of time

All my Christmas lights have come on, which must mean it’s 4pm. Sure enough, it’s getting darker outside too. Where did the day go? Do you find that time is just slipping by these days?  There are only 3 days left until Yule, only 7 days until Christmas, and I’m not ready! There’s so much still left to do. I … Continue reading →