a pretty pattern and good advice

While browsing the Internet for lovely crochet patterns, I came across a rug, which appears in Simply Crochet magazine.  I want to buy Issue #13 just for it!  Dunno where in my home it would go, but that’s OK, right?  It’s sooooo pretty!

The good advice is from Slugs on the Refrigerator, and it’s about lifelines in knitting.  What are lifelines, you ask?  They are a way to keep you from having to rip really far back in your knitting if you make a mistake.  Essentially, they save your sanity.  I will be doing this from now on in almost all of my knitting projects!  Click the link above to go to the blog and read the article for yourself and discover the benefits of making lifelines.

Well that’s all for today!  See you again soon!


  1. That rug is pretty spectacular!

    Love the advice about lifelines too. Oh, the time I could have saved had I read that earlier 🙂 I’ve just held my breath by ripping back the crown decreases for a beanie. I think I’ll thread a lifeline through before I try again…


  2. Love the lifeline idea, brilliant, I shall always do that in future!thanks for telling us Hannah! Xxx

    From my iPhone!




  1. […] luck would have it, the next day I found a great tip reblogged over at not your average crochet on how to insert a lifeline into your knitting – a thread pulled through your row of stitches every now and again which protects you from […]


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