Houndstooth Quilt in Blues

I recently finished this quilt — child or lap size at 42.5 in X 55.5 in.  It features the houndstooth block.  The quilt is machine pieced and quilted.  It is headed to a friend who lives in Florida.

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Blue Houndstooth Child Quilt — WIP

This work in progress (WIP) is a blue version of the houndstooth quilt I recently did in multiple colors.  A friend asked me to make one in blue.  It is pieced and I am currently working on the quilting.

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Knitted Beach Bag

I knit this beach bag using Jute macramé rope, 3-ply, from Hobby Lobby.  Next time I think I will try 2-ply which should be less stiff and easier to use.  Still it turned out rather well. The pattern is Sea Breeze Bag.  The first photo is taken with my running shoes in the bag to an effort to “stretch” the bag out.

This photo was taken shortly after finishing the bag.

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Sour Apple Green Tank Top

This lovely green tank was knit using the pattern Summer Breeze Tank by Pattons Design Team.  The yarn is  Classic Elite Yarns Firefly.  Here’s the front.

Here’s the back:

And here’s a closer view to show the lace detail.

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Houndstooth Patch Quilt

This child’s quilt is made using the houndstooth scrap patch.  It is machine pieced and quilted.  The finished quilt measures 41 in X 56 in.  I gave it to a colleague for his grandchild.

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Hat Done, Top in Progress

This hat is actually a darker, richer brown that the photos show.  It was knits using the pattern Cabled Dad Hat  by Alexis Winslow.  The yarn is Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash.   The hat can be worn slouchy or with the brim folded.

This top is what I am currently knitting.  I am knitting it in the round rather than as a front and back piece to be seamed latter.  When I got to the armhole shaping it seemed to wide so I frogged it back to the pattern and am working in a few decrease rounds.  The pattern is Summer Breeze Tank.  The yarn is Classic Elite Yarns Firefly and the color is called sour green.  It is a much lovelier shade than my photo shows.

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Stars Galore

This lovely quilt, Stars Galore, is the quilt I received in the ALQS9 quilt swap.  It’s 18.25″ square, machine pieced and quilted.  It was made by Marie.  Her blog is Marie’s Creative Space.

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