Author Archives: Evelyn

About Evelyn

I created this little blog so that I could have a place to show different crafts that I make for my family, my friends, my students, and myself! I have always enjoyed crafting. I particularly love paper, and that's what I'm currently working with.

A tale of two Starmores

I’ve started knitting my Malin pullover.  The two swatches really helped, but I still had some finagling to do to get individual stitches in that ribbing section to flow smoothly into the body.  That was actually a fun challenge!  The … Continue reading

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The last 2 St. Patrick’s Day cards

Oops!  Forgot to post these!  They’re from Create a Critter 2 Cricut cartridge. They’re for my two grandchildren.  The grass is a punch.So cute!!  You can’t go wrong with Create a Critter or Create a Critter 2, can you?  You … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Spring Fever with Butterflies

Yesterday was the first day of spring.  YAY!  Spring is my favorite season.  Everything is in bloom, it’s warm, and it smells really nice outside. The theme for this challenge at Cut it Up is Spring Fever, but with a … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Green with Envy

Are you ever green with envy?  🙂 We’d like to see your green projects at Cut it Up! Here’s mine.  They’re St. Patrick’s Day cards.  I made 12 of these using different green scraps and still need two more (for … Continue reading

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Using up leftover cuts and scraps

I love using leftover cuts and scraps, don’t you?  Everything on this card is either a leftover or a scrap.  They came together nicely, and now I have another note card for my stash!  🙂 Evelyn

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Planned Malin modifications

The Malin sweater is knit with an Aran weight yarn.  I wanted to knit it using Alice Starmore’s Bainin yarn, since that’s the yarn it was designed for.  I had about half a skein of Bainin yarn left over from … Continue reading

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I’m nothing if not persistent

AKA – It will be mine . . . There’s a sweater I’ve wanted to knit for a long time.  It’s by Alice Starmore, who designs beautiful sweaters, some with complicated cables and others with beautiful color work.  She lives … Continue reading

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