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Red! White! Blue! Woven Yarn Spangles to Make July 4th Sparkle!

Woven yarn stars at a little 4th of July brunch!

4th of July is almost upon us!  A second look at the possibilities for yarn stars =  pretty ideas for adding sparkle to home and garden to celebrate the upcoming holiday!

For example - red, white and blue yarn stars make a fun, colorful center piece or "table runner" for a relaxing July 4th brunch in the garden!

Enchanted God's Eyes (Ojos de Dios) - a Journey

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Gorgeous hand spun yarn rescued at a thrift.

Treasures left to be discovered on my path by crows, jays, sea gulls, robins and chickadees.

Inspiration from Susan, a reader who shared a picture of a gift she made a good friend.

The seeds of a new God's Eye (Ojos de Dios) to add to my collection.

I have never outgrown my absolute enjoyment of weaving a God's Eye. Perhaps it has to do with something Susan said about "the symmetry and intent of protection of the God's Eye".

Playing with Finnish Tonttu and Danish Nisser

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Here he is! My very own little Finnish Tonttu! I love him to pieces!

Up until December 11th, I was convinced there were no little Christmas elves to be found in Finland. On December 12th, thanks to a lovely reader named Dawn, I was directed to Lene who offered a complete how-to for making Finnish Tonttu on her blog Dances With Wool.

How to Weave a Heart Shaped Ornament

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Meg over at MegaCrafty has invited all of us to join her Crafty Christmas Tree Challenge and decorate your Christmas Tree with only handmade ornaments.

As if I needed more handmade ornaments! But I am joining in anyway! Can't help myself!

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