About Me

Who Am I? Family of 3 adults plus 1 pet kitty on 1 income trying to live like I have an unlimited budget & I have to STOP!!!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


My neighbor's cactus decided to finally bloom it's so pretty it blooms usually one day and then it wilts and dies so you have to great that picture quickly....

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Lion Brand Crochet Capelet

I came across this pattern it looked pretty easy and it was I whipped up this shawl in 3-4 days it took a little longer then I thought but the was just fine..I followed a reviewers suggestion I have attached the suggestion instructions as well..

Work through Row 11 as shown.
Row 12: work as Row 6.
Row 13: work as Row 7.
Row 14: work as Row 6.
Row 15: work as Row 7. When this row is complete, count stitches. If they are not evenly divisible by four, increase or decrease in Row 16 as needed.
Row 16: work as Row 7. Distribute any needed increases/decreases evenly across the row.
Row 17: work as original Row 12. This is the pattern stitch; work each row this way until Capelet is the desired length.
Finish as shown in original pattern. 
I added ties to mine..

The following 2 picture I changed the pattern again to give it better arm coverage & Lacey shell stitch to the bottom yet keep somones arms more covered I am not yet 100 % happy with the pattern.. I am still tweaking it right now I have a third one on the hook trying to figure out the best way to get more flair...in the upper section and less boxie looking..