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A.D.D. is alive and well at my house

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It started out all innocent like. I wanted to try my hand at some buttons. I figured it would be a good opportunity to try some of the surface techniques from this book by Ellen Marshall.

(Love it, by the way. What I wouldn't give to take a class. OK, I'm wandering again.....)

Back to the buttons. I was trying to decide the best size to make. I wanted to go big but not too big. So I thought maybe I will make something to show as an example of what you can do with these large buttons.

I decided to go with crochet, since I am pretty decent with that, thanks to my late Grandma Dubberke. (She tried like hell to teach me to knit, but I sucked so badly that she finally settled on crochet. I don't think I let her down.)

There I go again...OK, back to the subject. I started with this neckwarmer and fell in love with the pattern.
(Thank you Danielle, for being my model. I know I told you I would crop the photos, but these were just too cute :-)


Then this one...

Then, I had to try a chun…