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Tassel Me a Knot Please

posted Dec 7, 2012, 1:52 PM by M. J. Joachim

It's been a busy day, with very little going as I expected. Not a bad thing, just moving from thing to thing and letting things happen as they will. 

Both of today's posts (1 on the blog and 1 under Crochet Patterns and Projects here) are easy and fun to make. Take a look and see if either or both strike your fancy :)



Happy Friday, kind visitors! Until next time, I wish you every good thing :)
M. J.

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Tis the Season for Stars and Snowflakes

posted Dec 6, 2012, 9:19 AM by M. J. Joachim   [ updated Dec 6, 2012, 9:20 AM ]


Season's greetings, kind visitors. Let it snow and wish upon a star...oh, and defrost the fridge, hang the lights, put up the tree, blast the Christmas music, jingle the bells etc. etc. etc. 
We're all fairly busy, I'm sure. That's why I think you'll truly enjoy these next 5 patterns; I added them to the site yesterday and today. They're quick, easy and would make delightful gifts and ornaments :)

Star Crochet Pattern 120512A This is a little one, but you could put a miniature picture of your pet in the center, to make a lovely ornament. 

Star Crochet Pattern 120512B  Placing this one in front of one of those colorful lights on your Christmas tree would be a lovely idea. 

Star Crochet Pattern 120512C  Hang gazillions of these from the curtains, on the bathroom mirror and all over the house :)

Star Crochet Pattern 120512D  Truly a star picture frame that can be turned into an ornament, magnet or package trim.


Thanks for visiting Lots of Crochet Stitches! I'll look forward to seeing you again real soon :)
M. J. 

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New Stitch Pattern from 12/4/12

posted Dec 5, 2012, 7:02 AM by M. J. Joachim   [ updated Dec 5, 2012, 7:03 AM ]

It's bright, early and a beautiful day here. I hope yours is as nice. Site updates include 3 new patterns listed under the Creative Crochet Stitch Patterns tab. 





Unfortunately, the gadgets I usually add to my pages are unavailable at present. I'll keep checking back, so I can add them as soon as possible. I'm not a very technical person at all. Click/drag is so much more my speed. However, I'm finding myself working somewhere in the middle, between click/drag and HTML, to get the desired results I want. Learning curves are all the rage, and highly over-rated in a tech savvy culture like ours, if you ask me. 

Anyway, I do hope you'll check out the new stitch patterns I posted. That dot stitch is quite a kick to make. The mesh pattern would look fabulous with ribbon woven through it and I'm picturing a fun, festive hat for the easy crochet shell pattern. 

Best of Wednesday to you! I'm off to see what other stitches I might make and add to this site. See you again soon :)

M. J. 

3 New Motifs for You to Enjoy Making

posted Dec 3, 2012, 12:05 PM by M. J. Joachim

Hello, good people! I hope the day finds you well :)

Today's new pages include the following motif tutorials for your pleasure: 








Wishing you every good thing :)
M. J. 

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Blog and Website Updates

posted Dec 2, 2012, 2:52 PM by M. J. Joachim   [ updated Dec 2, 2012, 2:53 PM ]

It's official. The brand new, Lots of Crochet Stitches website has been launched....and now the domain name works much better too. Seems there were a few minor glitches in my mapping process yesterday, causing a few of those nasty error codes to appear, instead of bringing folks here. It's all fixed now, I'm happy to say! 

Of course, I also had to fit in some crocheting, so I made a few more pages for this site, and added an Arizona Snowflake pattern to the Lots of Crochet Stitches blog. The pages I added here today, are listed in the last part of today's blog post. I'd love it if you'd take a peak. 

And now, my good people, it's time to water my garden - before the sun goes down :) 
Wishing you a wonderful evening!

M. J. 

Site Launching Today

posted Dec 1, 2012, 11:12 AM by M. J. Joachim   [ updated Dec 1, 2012, 11:20 AM ]

by M. J. Joachim

Today's the day, and I've finally built this website up enough to share it with all of you avid crocheters and enthusiasts. Please be sure to check back often, as this site will be updated with new crochet instructions and tutorials regularly. 

All work on this site is protected by copyright. Feel free to link to Lots of Crochet stitches, but please don't copy and paste my work anywhere. Also, for your convenience, patterns can easily be printed from the bottom of the page, for personal use. 

Thanks again for your continued support and enthusiasm. Tis the season to be jolly, so consider this an early Christmas present, from me to you! 

Best of the holidays to all :) 

M. J. 
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P. S. Don't forget to check out the Lots of Crochet Stitches Blog.

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