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1  Re: Looking For Pattern? Ask here! - knit blanket in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by spunkyPOPmonkey on: June 01, 2013 09:04:01 PM
Does anyone know of a pattern similar to the knitted blanket shown on the cover of "Country Living" magazine, the February 2013 issue?

It is shown draped over a bench in this photo from their website. 

Thank you!


I would have to be able to look closer but it looks like it could easy enough. A garter band and probebly some variation of a waffle style stitch. Was there a picture with a closer view of the blanket?
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2  NO-SEW KIDS CRAFT PILLOW in Completed Projects by spunkyPOPmonkey on: July 08, 2008 10:28:49 AM
I don't remember where i had seen it but i had this project in mind for a while and finally got around to making it happen. I actually took pictures for a tutorial when i made it which i will gladly share if there is interest. It's a quick project you can do with your kids (they should be old enough to use scissors) or even for your kids if you prefer, within a half hour.

Here is my baby girl enjoying hers...

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3  Re: Earring Binge Round 4 gallery. in The Swap Gallery by spunkyPOPmonkey on: October 13, 2006 10:02:33 AM
ok here are the rest of the earring pics of those i have received Smiley
i appologize for the quality seeing as they were taken with my phone. ladies if you have a better pic of the earrings you sent me go ahead and post them lol


they are all great Cheesy and functional for different outfits and things so there is no competition. goooooood job ladies Wink
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4  Re: I can't hold yarn properly? in Crochet: Discussion and Questions by spunkyPOPmonkey on: September 30, 2006 02:14:11 PM
i learned basic crochet (really just sc) from a friends grandmother when i was 9 i kinda left it then i basically taught myself crochet (everything else lol) when i was in highschool and it came pretty easy but i never knew how to hold the string either it took me a while to get comfortable with it because i would always end up with a really loose piece if i held it just over my index finger, so i hold it over my index and over my pinky... heres a few pics

then i hold the work between my thumb and 2 middle fingers... my pinkie isn't held out like my index but just losely next to the other fingers so i can feel the yarn run between my pinkie and ring finger. if i need to hold it tight for a second (like i have to much slack) i push my pinkie against my ring finger and lift my index finger up for a stitch or two

hope it helps...
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5  Re: Earring Binge Round 4 gallery. in The Swap Gallery by spunkyPOPmonkey on: September 25, 2006 06:17:38 PM
Y'all are going to torture me if nobody posts their pics until they get all five pairs. :-p

then i won't torture you! lol i recieved these earrings today from Miss Violaceous and they are soooooooo sassy i love them Cheesy

fyi: my earrings should be out by tomorrow or wed
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6  Re: Dark Crystal Inspired Doll in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by spunkyPOPmonkey on: August 25, 2006 10:33:50 AM
the landstriders Cheesy
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7  Re: Fill A Coin Purse Swap ROUND 6! in The Swap Gallery by spunkyPOPmonkey on: August 24, 2006 03:22:24 PM
yeah i got the good camera! lol here's the cute stuff i got from ZenGwen

The colors are so pretty Grin and the yarn on the smaller one is awesome.
I had to get into the jelly bellys last night lol. the stars are so cute i might put them on some scarves Cheesy oh yeah and she made this super cool cuff that i was wearing when i took the pics lol 
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8  Best Flippin chewy chocolate chip cookies EVER! in Dessert by spunkyPOPmonkey on: July 29, 2006 03:49:18 PM
let me first say that being 8 months pregnant might have something to do with it, but i've never been a big sweets person, i mean i enjoy them on occassion but i can just as easy pass them up. I am very much a meat and potatoes girl... but in the last couple weeks i've been wanting sweets, mostly chewy fruity candies like orange slices but i just wanted to make cookies.

and omg ladies i don't know about you but i like my chocolate chip cookies soft and chewy rather than crunchy. so i went online in search of a good recipie. now these have to be the worst cookies for you i've ever found but i'd rather make it the good way and have one or two at a time over the course of a few weeks. well... there were alot of recipies out there but something in this one got me.
so i made it and enjoyed using the mixer (a milllion times faster than stiring by hand) and i think it's what lends the airyness to the cookie dough that will help make it chewy.

not the best pic because i used my phone, and i made them way bigger than i should have but thats good cause then i can just have one instead of being tempted to have like 5, which i probebly would if they were smaller.
i can't tell you how good they are, i'll post the recipie if anyone wants it... mmmmm
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9  Re: Cute!! Mini Birdie Clutch in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by spunkyPOPmonkey on: July 11, 2006 02:10:17 PM
slb2724 yeah it is all of felt Smiley

bonbonz101 i think chloeZ is right, because i'm not sure whats it's called but it's super easy to do. we learned it in clothing design in highschool.

Here's the inside it has a little divider and a pocket on the top that is perfect for carrying some cash. It held my 6 cards comfortably, i'm sure it could hold a few more.

I added it to my etsy shop, i was going to make some in different colors but i cut that little birdie free hand i should trace it and make a paper template.

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10  Cute!! Mini Birdie Clutch in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by spunkyPOPmonkey on: July 11, 2006 01:39:48 PM
I made this little clutch the other night (while watching Gladiator on TNT lol) just thought i'd share Cheesy

comments appreciated Smiley
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