Buzz About Bees


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“Properly putting bees into mourning often involved draping the hives with black crepe fabric and leaving a piece of the funeral bread nearby, while gently singing to the bees to tell them what had happened.” JUNIPER QUINN-credit SevenPonds blog

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Clones knots vs. Picots


The burning question this month is: Would you go back to making picots after becoming proficient making Clones knots? 

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Irish Crochet Bee


 

I follow Diana Gabaldon on Facebook. This morning she posted a ‘possible’ list of chapter titles for her upcoming novel GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE and the 10th book in the OUTLANDER series,

In the comments a woman included an absolutely gorgeous sketch that she is working on and I was inspired! Continue reading

Irish Crochet Snowflake Garland


 

On December 1, my 94 year old mother wants to use her beautiful dishes and other tea accruements one more time. She asked for my help with guest invitations, menu and table setting.

There is a deli near her home from where she plans to order tea sandwiches. I make delicious scones, so she definitely wants those, but she also wants a “little something for a favor. What should it be?”  Continue reading