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Crocheted Baby Cardigan

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It has been a really long time since I have posted.  My husband has been going through some very serious health problems. We almost lost him 3 times through 13 different hospitalisations.  Needless to say, not a lot of crafting has been done this past year.  He is much better now, but his “retirement” is taking some getting used to. My 14 year old dog has Cushings and has become deaf. She needs more care now, too.

Ok…enough about the family…

I crocheted this baby cardigan from the Craftsy class “Beyond Rectangles” with Linda Permann.  I used Lion Brand Microspun.  I was a pretty easy pattern to crochet. I did pick up a tip or two from the class.  I will probably make a hat to go with it. This sweater is going in the West Virginia Heritage Craft Co-op for sale.

I am working on a few more items, but as usual, it is slow stitching in West Virginia.

Hemstitching

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These hemstitched burp cloths are from Ammee and Company.  They are 2 layers of flannel with a special stitch around the edge so that you can crochet an edging with thread.  The pink one is just 2 rows and the blue one has 3 rows.  There is also a receiving blanket to match each burp cloth.  I just finished the blue receiving blanket today.  I will wash the blue set and package it for my neighbor.  She saw me working on the burp cloth & when I showed her the set, she said that she would buy it from me to give as a gift.