Monday, December 17, 2007

CrochetMania Secret Santa Strikes!

Today I received a box of goodies from my Secret Santa at CrochetMania. It turned out to be Pricsstrish. She sent a wonderful box of stuff.

I got a green m & M box (with M&M's inside of course)
a rubber ducky
snowflake socks
2 hot pads
1 dishcloth
small purple stocking with Hershey's Kisses, a lavender Sharpie, and a snowman ornament inside it
a lighted crochet hook (size "H")
lavender eye mask
pine scented candle
package of fresh scents sachet

Thanks for everything, Secret Santa (a.k.a. Pricsstrish)!

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Christmas Coasters, and a Seraphina Shawl

Here are some Christmasy Coasters that I made from the Cocoa & Cookies pattern in the issue of Crochet World. I didn't embroider the suggested candy canes on the coasters as I don't like to embroider. Perhaps next time I will put some crocheted holly leaves and berries or a snowman on the coasters.

And here's an icicle snowman that I made.

I need a bit more experience with the fabric paint as it looks like it smeared a bit on the snowman's mouth. Oh well, everyone has to start somewhere, right?

And last, but not least is the latest Seraphina Shawl that I made.

I completed this shawl last month, but this is the first chance I have had to take a pic and post it. This is the third Seraphina that I have made and I have yet to make one for myself. Perhaps, after the holidays I can get around to making one for myself.

Happy Holidays,

Thursday, December 6, 2007

C'ville Holiday Swap 2007

On Monday I received, not one, but two boxes of goodies from my partner in the Crochetville Holiday Exchange.

Here's a list of what I receivced:

2 pkgs of sticky notepads with a holiday theme

A crocheted zippered bag (to carry crochet accessories in)


a row counter

5 afghan pattern books

21 tear off patterns

a stuffed snowman

Crocheted black purse (too cute! Ilove it!)

2 cute button pins

cute Halloween type pin

a bag of treats for my dog

2 packages of cat toys for the kitties

Box of Russell Stover CandiesBag of Christmas candy

box of cocoa mix

box of peppermint sticks (candy canes)

10 skeins of yarn (2 of which are Alpaca!)

3 Christmas dishtowels (one with a crocheted top)

Wow! I think I got everythign listed! Boy, do I ever feel spoiled.

Thanks to my wonderful exchange partner!

Happy holidays,