Cold weather yarn projects

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The drop in temperatures means it’s a perfect time to whip out the yarn and crochet hooks (or knitting needles) and get to making beautiful and useful things. Check out these cute two-color slipper socks I recently completed – perfect for pattering around the house for kids who don’t like bulky slippers. I’m really quite proud of them.

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And while I’m on the roll, here’s the start of another project – a circular white round poncho. I haven’t crocheted in a while, and it’s a true joy to get back to it. All I need is to get started with a project and make sure I always have it in my bag for those quiet spells I’m out and about and have a few spare minutes waiting in line or sitting on a bench in the park while my kids play.

Patterns used: Bev’s Very Easy Booties, enlarged to a size that would fit older kids.

Bea Poncho – I love lacy patterns like this, and it’s really easy and fun to work.

4 thoughts on “Cold weather yarn projects

  1. Mmmm! I LOVE that poncho! I’ve been trying to learn to crochet – you and I have been down this road before! -but I’m not having much luck. Being both lefthanded and late to this game it’s pretty much a lost cause. I’m happy making shawls, baby caps, and dialysis sleeves. Useful projects, easy, and the latter two are fast.

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