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Christmas Cross Stitch

Progress has been made on my Christmas cross stitch. Lots of it, Too bad I don't have a way to add another month in before Christmas because it might have actually been done in time but alas. Here's where I was after the last update three weeks ago: I'd just started on that first big… Continue reading Christmas Cross Stitch

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Cross Stitch Update

I haven't got a much progress to show you on my Christmas cross stitch as I'd like. The last couple of weeks have been very busy for me. But I have done some so here is where I was up to three weeks ago: And compared to now: I managed to get the swirls in… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update

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Cross Stitch SAL update

It's time to share some more progress on the cross stitch project I'm working on. More gold stitching but this time the section above what I did last time. I'm still really liking the gold stitching but haven't managed to do as much as I'd like. I'm not going to show you and then and… Continue reading Cross Stitch SAL update

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Linen Stitch Crochet Square Blanket

I mentioned the new yarn I bought recently and gave a teaser last week of my progress on the blanket but I thought I'd do a full post on the blanket because a) I'm fully in love with it and b).... Okay, I'm just fully in love with it and hopefully no one has got… Continue reading Linen Stitch Crochet Square Blanket

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Goings On

I have a quick teaser update for the yarn I showed you last week. The blanket is going well and it is ridiculously soft and cuddly. I honestly don't think I've ever made anything this snugly. It's going to be one big square (think granny square but using a different stitch). It looks like two… Continue reading Goings On

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Golden Stitching (SAL)

After all that testing last time I finally got back to some real stitching and I have to say I am soooo happy with how the gold looks on the project. I chose to use the Kreinik #4 braid in the end (Japan Gold) as it just looked the best to me. It is the… Continue reading Golden Stitching (SAL)

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Sideways Cross Stitching Progress

It's time to share with you all what progress I've made with my cross stitching. I can't believe it's been three weeks. I moved halfway through and the last week or two has just gone by so quickly. I barely got anything done, most of what I have to share is from before. It's not… Continue reading Sideways Cross Stitching Progress

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Cross Stitch Semi Happy Dance

I have another cross stitch update for you and after months and months (and a mini hiatus to work on a different project) I have reached the end of all the white stitching on my Christmas project! Here's where I was last time: I finished the lettering and the borders. That was the top of… Continue reading Cross Stitch Semi Happy Dance