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1  Lobsterrifc in Needlework: Completed Projects by Katinspace on: February 02, 2008 10:03:46 PM
I just finished a cross-stitch that took me seven years to finish (not all of those seven years but you know, it was mirabilia midsummer nights fairy and it was all beaded etc) it's in the shop getting framed and I feel that I can't cross-stitch again for awhile Smiley so I'm branching out into other types of needlework. This is my first embroidery. I made a lobster hankie for my bestfriend because she's going through a lobster thing atm. I can't wait to get my hands on some of the sublime stitching patterns, they're hot and to do some art nouveau stuff. I'm eyeing off all my clothes to see if they would be good to stitch on Smiley

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2  Valentines Day Scarf in Crochet: Completed Projects by Katinspace on: February 02, 2008 09:50:44 PM
My friend told me that she thought Valentine's Day was sucky because she doesn't get anything. Then she told me that was code that I should buy her something. Instead I made her this scarf. With the one stitch that I know Smiley I put a hole in it so that she can feed it through and then from looking at scarves that I've brought I worked out how to put tassles on and here I present it to you... taaa.... dah.....

I crochetted it along the length of the scarf because that was the only way that I knew I could make a hole in it.

Regards Kat
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3  scarfing around (img heavy) in Crochet: Completed Projects by Katinspace on: February 02, 2008 09:46:07 PM
Hi Everyone,

This is my first crochet post. I only know one stitch Smiley single chain, but I have found it to be very versatile. In the past week I've made two scarves, one to use up my scrap wool from around the place. I buy it because I love the colours but mostly it gets used for tying chicken legs together before baking or wrapping gifts because I can't find any sticky tape.

Here it is up close, don't pay attention to the ends I don't weave in I'm lazy and also I didn't change colours that the ends of rows just when I felt like it. I'm trying to give up an addiction to online games e.g. world of warcraft etc so crocheting while watching dvd's is working for me Smiley

and me as Ninja Craftster

Thanks for looking Smiley I'm going to learn another stitch soon Smiley
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4  Tomatoey Goodness in Recipes and Cooking Tips by Katinspace on: February 02, 2008 09:35:48 PM
Hi Everyone,

This is my first post of something that I made on crafster (my other posts have been ooo's and ahh's of other peoples things).

Yesterday my boyfriend, my cousin Bernard and I went to the vegie market near him and brought the cheapy vegies out the front we got 10 kilos of tomatoes from out the front that were about 1.5 kilo's for $1 Australian and we set to work.

In the end we finished up with 10 jars of Chutney (adapted from the Glutney recipe by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (www.rivercottage.net ), 8 jars of tomato sauce (called ketchup by some, made from the Jamie Oliver cookbook (AMAZING)) and 6 jars of pasta sauce (with zucchini, garlic, onion and fresh herbs from my garden) to be tipped over pasta for a quick meal or turned into delicious pasta meals. It was so much fun and a great family event. The picture below the share that I took away.

Chutney down the front, Sauce/ketcup to the right rear and Pasta Sauce to the left rear.

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