A classic granny style triangle shawl/scarf in an easy stitch, with two sizes and two edging options-- My Workbasket

The Ann Shawl- a classic granny square shawl in two sizes

I have always adored granny squares. I’d buy granny items from thrift stores even at a very young age. At around 13 years old I became really determined to make my own. The only person I knew well that crocheted at the time (and was local enough to teach me) was my Aunt Ann. Only…

Fun videos with a dose of yarny goodness! -- My Workbasket

Yarntube 2- Works in Progress and a Design Sneak Peek

A little crafty fun for you today! A video of what I’ve been working on with some of my in-progress projects. Today is my one-year blogiversary! I didn’t plan anything special, but now you know. Thanks to everyone who has made it possible. Some quick show notes- My cable needle clamors around while I talk…

How to Decorate for every season without breaking the bank, or needing a storage space! My Workbasket

How to Decorate for Every Season- Easily and with Little Cost

In these days of Pinterest, it’s so easy to get overwhelmed with seasonal decorating. There is SO much out there. I do have Pinterest Board for every season and major holiday that you can visit for lots of ideas and handmade choices, but to make your home seasonal doesn’t have to require much time or…