( original handmade creations by Ni )

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I am a Jill of all trades , SAHM and lover of all crafts. I think my middle name is Creating :) Each day I try to invision some new detail or put together some stiches I have never done before for a new look. I can`t wait to see what tomorrow will bring . Feel free to leave a comment and let me know how I am doing.

Friday, February 12, 2010


My sister Carmela`s COLLARED SHAWL

This is the back view, showing the collar

Yesterday I finished my sister Carmela`s shawl ... I decided to give her a collar to make it some what unique and warmer for her . I used 4 skeins to make this and used every inch of yarn ! :)I decided on Wool-Ease Worsted Weight , It is a Blend of Lamb`s Wool and Easy_Care Acrylic making it machine washable and dryable on cool setting .

Monday, February 8, 2010

January`s giveaway scarf

This was my January GIVEAWAY SCARF .

This was made with BERNAT SATIN YARN ..so so soft ,

Lacy and delicate .

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

crochet headbands w/flowers/bows

Red headband with large 3`` Red Flower

Light pink headband with a large 3`` white flower

peach headband w/large 3 ``peach flower

white headband w/hot pinkand white polka dot bow

Hot pink and green headbands with 2 `` daisy flowers

Arent these to cute ???  The bands have elastic in them so 1 size fits all from infant to adult ! They are 1 1/2 inch wide ... I attached the flower with hot glue onto an aligator clip so the headband can be worn with or without the flower ... you can wear the flower on its own !

I have listed them on my online store for 9.99 but for all my BLOG READERS only 4.99 each ! plus shipping just send an e`mail and be sure to mention you are my follower !  mamma_nee@yahoo.com

colors in stock ....
Red,  Hot pink,  Peach, White, Light pink , Green , Cream SOLD OUT ! , Black SOLD OUT !!

Disclaimer: The Flowers do have small parts that may be a choking hazard so please be sure to supervise any  child under 3 yrs old  at all times when wearing it.

ladies Lacy Crochet top

I have made a few of these in A  child size (sweaters and dresses ) , This is the first in a ladies size ...The hardest part was figuring out the amount of stitches I needed to convert from a child to an adult ., then figuring out where the arm holes would be ...I had to take apart the top section 3 times before I got it right ! What made it even harder was that the first child size one I made I had created in a very thin yarn , I then converted my pattern into the child thread pattern . On the original pattern I had a button closure in the back ,On a few I made them all opened in the front with a few buttons .  On this pattern I omitted the button closure and made it very simple and elegant .

I am very happy with the results . I am hoping it will fit properly .