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Weekend Favorites

It’s been a chilly week in New Jersey. We’ve had the fire going a few times, and (as you can see below) I’ve spent plenty of cozy time with my laptop flipping through Flickr. So many seasonal shots to enjoy!

On Flickr

The mosaic below represents other people’s pictures that spoke to me this week. Be sure to click on the titles below the mosaic, if you want to know more about the image or the photographer behind it.

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Weekend Favorites at Polka Dot Cottage

1. pompom frenzy brought on by seeing @ashleygoldberg’s, 2. improving my letters, 3. elephant ornament, 4. Scrappy String Quilt, 5. 297 Fallen, 6. Untitled, 7. Untitled, 8. @ Herne Bay, Kent, 9. hff!!, 10. Just relaxing., 11. Late October Høvikvollen, 12. This came off the needles this morning. I’m in love with how soft this yarn is., 13. Namsan Leaves 1, 14. 318/365, 15. 290/365 ~ alone, 16. Filming Fall Foliage, 17. {Day Two Hundred Eight}, 18. AUTUMN, 19. PIca-Pau at Smug, London, 20. garden room, 21. DSC06470, 22. Arnold, 23. Meringues, 24. 303/365, 25. 314/365, 26. A rainbow wall of sticky notes, 27. Swing with nature., 28. Whitby Marina, 29. Green Yellow Orange and Red 316/365, 30. Boxes of Colour

Around the Web

I spend some time earlier in the week sharing my favorite crafty links through social media. And then I repeat them here on Fridays.

  • Cosy Blanket CAL – a laid-back crochet-along with Attic24. Lucy is hosting this blanket-making crochet-along, featuring her signature bright colors and a simple-but-attractive stitch pattern that looks pretty simple to grasp even for beginners.
  • Learn to Knit a Raglan Cardigan – a video tutorial from Very Pink Knits, via Lion Brand Notebook. I’ve referred to Very Pink Knits on YouTube many times when I’ve wanted to figure out a knitting technique that puzzled me. I think she’d be an excellent teacher, if you wanted to learn to knit your first sweater…
  • 10 Gifts to Sew + Give for Winter Warmth – a timely round-up from Sew Mama Sew. Sew Mama Sew is in the midst of their month of gift-giving roundups, and this particular entry spoke to me today. Our high temperature is supposed to be somewhere around 29 degrees. Brrr. So, Winter Warmth? Yes, please!
  • This Father Creates Powerful Dreams For His Daughter – amazing photography shared by F Stop Lounge. Wow. These images are really cool. I think my favorite is the one with the little girl taking a nap on the wing of an airplane in flight, but really it’s hard to choose. They’re all so fantastical and yet they look so real.

Happy Friday – stay cozy!

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