Tag: yarn

Hats…Hats and more Hats

Hey All! Just a real quick post to share what I’ve been up to!  It’s been crazy in this house with all the goodies I’ve been making!  Here are a few Hats that I’ve been making for the shop at the Outlet Mall in San Clemente – Gift Boutique & Home Decor!  We are getting ready for the Holiday’s and let me tell you if you haven’t been and you are in the area you’ve got to check it out!  So many Unique Gifts!  I’ll be working this Sunday and will take some pics of the new items and share here. These are just a few of the “Messy Bun” Beanies that I’ve got in there. There are more colors this one is “Cupcake”!   I’ll share some more styles with you a little later.

If you are a crocheter and would like the pattern you can download it- Mindless Messy Bun Hat.  I’ve also done a video which you can watch by clicking the YouTube button at the sidebar. Or you can see it below.

 

Thank you for stopping by and I’ll be sharing more hats soon! I have designed 2 hats of my own.  I’m happy with the way they turned out! I’m so not a Designer, tester yes, Designer not so much!  Til next time….
Happy Craftin’
Yvonne Metz

Teddy Bears in the house

Seriously, How adorable are these Teddy Bears???!!! After making the 1st one I had enough yarn over to make the 2nd one! Not bad for 1 ball of Caron Sprinkle Cake! Which is a brand new line of yarn. Love this in Birthday Cake color and it’s self striping so you don’t know what color will be next. So in LOVE with how they came out.  I’ll for sure be adding these to my Etsy shop also! Thanks again to Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me for a GREAT Project!

If you are in the San Clemente area I’ll be adding them there too!  Of course went into work at Michaels last night and picked up some more. I got a new color too! I’ll show you that one a little later! Now to get ready for my Sons Baseball Tournament in San Clemente this weekend! I’m for sure packing my yarn! Let’s see what I get done!  Have a great weekend and until next time…..

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, CA.

Just sharing a little something

So just a little Sneak Peek of what I was working on yesterday…..I’ll share more later promise! Of course if you follow my Facebook page then you’ve already seen them! LOL!   I saw this pattern from another “Crocheter” Blogger that I’ve been following since forever. I want to say it started with her cute Owl Hat Pattern. Sarah Zimmerman at Repeat Crafter Me shared this super adorable Bear and I just had to make one.  If you are a fellow crochet check out her Blog for the pattern. It works up super FAST and EASY!  She’s got some awesome patterns on her Blog and they are absolutely awesome!  I’ll post the finished project tomorrow morning.  Until then thanks for stopping by!
Happy Craftin’
Yvonne Metz

It’s I Love YARN Day and here’s what I’ve been Hookin’

Happy I LOVE Yarn Day to all the “Knitta’s & Crocheters” out there – Or do I dare say “Hooka’s”??!!!  LOL!  So this was in the making – I absolutely LOVE making Crocheted Loveys! They are just so fast and quick to make up and just ADORABLE!  This is my latest! Stay tuned for more to come!

Knight and Princess So I posted on Facebook yesterday about the Princess waiting for her night! The photo was super cute as he wasn’t done yet!  Well I finished him last night!

I LOVE how he turned out! He’ll also be available in my Etsy shop very soon along with more options.  I’m having a blast making these up. Need more Princesses, Knights….hmmm how about a Prince? A little competition huh? LOL!

 

Knoble Knight LoveyI’ll post a few other projects that I am working on tomorrow.

So for now thanks for stopping by and as always,

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, CA.

Corner to Corner Graphgan?

Hey Crafters!  I know it’s been a while BUT wait til you see what I’ve been up to!!!

2015-08-23 12.56.49I wanted to share my latest WIP (work in progress) which I got started.  It’s called a Corner to Corner or C2C Aghan in this case it’s a Graphgan – what does this mean?  Well its going to be a Crocheted blanket starting in 1 corner and working your way up!  Graphgan – meaning it’s going to have a type of photo in it.  NOW I have to say I have done something like this before way back in the day but it was done a little differently.  I’ve been seeing so many AWESOME Blankets with this and I’m finally attempting my own! Here’s the progress! Any guesses as to what it’s going to be?  I’ll be posting more items so stay tuned! One in just a little bit!

***Now if you are a crocheter and are reading this I have a few Quick Questions – For those making Bobble-Ghans or C2C Graphgans which do you like better or which goes faster for you? AND which has less string mess.

Thanks for stopping by and as always,

Happy Crafting!
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

What’s next on my hook…

Good Morning all and Happy Saturday!!

Well Baseball is officially over for my son.  Bitter sweet buy this Mama needed a little break until it all comes around again in August!  So it’s time for Fun in the Sun!  Well not so sunny right now actually a little foggy lookin outside!  But there’s a nice cool breeze.

AmigurumiAnyway, here a quick peek at my latest project.  Yes another doll but not sure you can tell what it’s going to be.  Since my last doll, which still doesn’t have a name, I’m been just a tad bit obsessed with dolls. This one won’t take as along though.

As always, thanks for stopping by and Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

Hats and Headbands

Hats and HeadbandsI wanted to share some hats & beanies that I donated in August. So what does 29 Headbands & 34 Beanies look like? Started these on Friday July 25th and they were ALL finished by Monday August 4th! My Mom helped with some of the hats and so did my Daughter & Son-in-law! Yep he loomed a hat! 

They went to an Orphanage in Zambia – You can read about the Mission HERE! Loved making them!  I have to see if I can get pics with the kids wearing them!  I would LOVE to see that!

I hope to be making some more hats for an Orphanage in Mexico that they go to more frequently.  I barely made a dent in the yarn that I have. 

If you are interested in helping out please let me know. We can get together at my house! I’ll want to plan a “Hookin’ Date” soon! Crocheters, Knitta’s and Loomers welcome! Just want to donate leave me a comment here or you can email me at yvonne@yvonnemetz.com

Hope you all have a great weekend! We’ve got a tournament this weekend so my time will be spent at the ball park! Yes, I’ll have my yarn & bag with me! Wait til you see what I’m working on. Maybe I’ll try to show you just a little teaser!

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.

Welcome to my new blog!

First I just want to THANK you for visiting me here at YvonneMetz.com! I’ve moved my blogging platforms so I’m starting all over with a Fresh new site!

So where to begin? I’m creating this blog to share my love of crafting! Most of you know I’ve been crocheting for a very long time and for the last 12 yrs I’ve been a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. You can see that Blog HERE! I have also gotten into “some” sewing/quilting. Plus I’m always up for some good healthy recipes. I’ll for sure share any yummy recipes that I find.

Anyway, I’ll be sharing projects I’m working on or have finished plus share where I found the patterns. I haven’t written a crochet pattern as of yet – BUT I do have one to share which will be coming soon! So come by often to check for that!
If you have any questions at all what so ever please don’t hesitate to either post a comment here or email: yvonne@yvonnemetz.com

Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

Happy Craftin’,
Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.