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Same Theme, New Look!

I have had this theme for a few years now and I had been thinking about changing it. I was looking through the themes WordPress had to offer and I had found something that I liked the look of, but didn’t have some of the options that I had gotten used to, plus I would have to redo my entire sidebar and that was something I didn’t want to do. So, I decided to used some of the options this theme has available and found a new background. I am happy with the new look and I hope you like it too!

Just In Case You Haven’t Seen This Yet…

My End of the Year Holiday Sale is on Now!

*The Sale is 25% off of all of my Patterns for Purchase until December 31, 2017 11:59pm EST! No Coupon Code Required!

The patterns for sale are:

 

*Sale only Valid on WordPress and Ravelry.

 

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Daughter of Dragons Shrug

Dragon Scale Shrug

Dragon Scale Shrug

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Dragon Scale Shrug

Lapis Dragon Skin Pouch

Lapis Dragon Skin Pouch

Isabeau

Isabeau Choker

Faerie Magic 4x

Faerie Magic

 

Unfortunately, I do not have any photos of the Dragon Scale Shrug in the Plus Sizes to share. If anyone has made, or will be making, the Dragon Scale Shrug in the Plus Sizes, I would love to feature any photos of it you have with full credit to you for your photo(s) (and if you have a crochet blog, I can link to that also) here on my Dragon Scale Shrug Plus Sizes page. If you are interested, please contact me at midknightstarr@gmail.com so we can discuss the details.

Thanks!

Still Here! and my End of the Year Holiday Sale is Coming up!

Sorry for the inactivity this year. I had a lot going on with dealing with my health issues, home, kids, finishing the slipper socks for my sister in-law, and a huge project for my Uncle (which I will be making a separate post about at a later date. With pictures!).

While working on the project for my Uncle, I had an idea for a bag that I have been working on on and off for awhile when I needed a break. I haven’t decided yet if I am going to write a pattern for it yet though. I’m still working on figuring out how I want the bag to be. I made 2 already, but there are elements to it that I want to change and have 3 different colors already started. 1 is a solid color in Lime Aide (nice bright springy green), the 2nd is a 2 color in black and dark grey heather, and the 3rd is a 2 color in brown and sky blue. The ones that I already finished, a 3 color cross-body shoulder bag, and then a 2 color backpack that I’m sending to my mom. I’ve been using the 3 color one and it’s helped me see what I would like to change in the construction of some parts of it.

The Knee-High Slipper Socks I made for my sister in-law I did write a pattern for that was was thinking about selling, but I don’t have any good photos for it. I really should get it tested some more, but I haven’t had any luck with reliable testers (except for 1 friend of mine, who was great). The slipper socks are knitted in worsted weight yarn and was made to fit up to a 20 inch calf, a wider foot width, and the foot length is customizable.

My End of the Year Holiday Sale is coming up very, very soon! It will be starting on the 1st of November, 12am EST, this year! Ending on December 31, 11:59pm EST! 2 months long! 25% off of All Patterns! The sale includes everything in my Patterns for Purchase page.

 

I hope everyone had a good 2017 and a very Happy Holiday Season coming up! Keep an eye out for my upcoming blog post on the huge project that I have been working on this year!

Aside

A Quick Update and an “It’s 2017!” Sale

I know I haven’t been active for pretty much almost the entire year. I really didn’t do very much crocheting at all, the projects I had started in 2015 I wasn’t very happy with any longer and the one special order I had was a bit discouraging for me, plus my health had been on a major roller-coaster also. Both physically and mentally. At that point, just looking at yarn caused me stress, so I just really needed a break. Badly.

Well, my break is over. It started when a friend “hired” me to crochet a gift for his fiance and even paid me upfront for it, then my mother asked for something knitted for my Sister In-law, which is something I am now working on since I finished and delivered my friends gift. Thanks to my friend and my mother, I am out of my “yarnie slump” and back into the “fiber groove”. I think I really needed someone to give me a nudge to get back motivated. It was also helpful that the requested projects were/are very simple ones. I do have to admit that my love for playing Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls Online really didn’t help to get me back playing with yarn for a little while either. LOL

I do not know when I will be producing new patterns again yet. I think I need to go back through all of my UFO’s, re-evaluate them and decide which I will finish and which I will frog. I also really need to go back though my yarn stash and reorganize it.

About that sale. I realized that I missed my annual Holiday Sale, so I decided to have a New Year Sale. Starting on January 3, 2017 at 12am EST all of my Crochet Patterns for Purchase will all be 25% off until January 31, 2017, 11:59pm EST. This sale will be valid only through my Ravelry Store. Purchase can be made through the Patterns for Purchase Tab on my WordPress site also, since the”Buy Now” buttons will take you to the Ravelry Shopping Cart.

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